Regional

09 July 2015

Portland company commended for 32-hour work week

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Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) A Portland company got national attention Thursday morning, when it was featured in NBC's TODAY show for its policy on a 32-hour work week. Treehouse put an end to the tradit ...

09 July 2015

Washington lawmakers closing down medical marijuana dispensaries

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Wash. --- In Washington, state voters approved medical marijuana years ago and cleared use of the plant for recreation purposes more recently. But lawmakers in the state have been tinkering with law ...

08 July 2015

PDX ranked No. 1 US airport by Travel + Leisure

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Portland, Ore. --- (KGW) Portland International Airport was ranked the No. 1 domestic airport in a survey of readers of Travel + Leisure magazine for the third year in row. PDX edged airports in Tam ...

08 July 2015

Oregon's soaring home prices among highest in the nation

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Ore. --- (KGW) Home prices are shooting up across the nation to the tune of about 6.3 percent this past May over last year, according to new data from CoreLogic. In Oregon, however, the increase bet ...

07 July 2015

Officials investigating drowning in Siskiyou County

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Siskiyou County, Calif. -- The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death after swimming in Siskiyou Lake.  40-year-old Alexander Rakitin of Redwood City, California was in medical ...

07 July 2015

Ice cave collapse leaves one dead

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Wash. -- (KING) One person died and four others were hurt Monday in a partial collapse of the Big 4 Ice Caves in Washington's Snoqualmie National Forest. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan ...

07 July 2015

Lawmakers pass bill that allows women access to birth control without prescription

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Salem, Ore. -- Starting next year, women can skip the health clinic and head straight to the pharmacy for birth control.  Governor Kate Brown signed the bill into law on Monday, giving women easie ...

07 July 2015

Boys accused in Civic Stadium fire get more charges

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Eugene, Ore. -- (KGW) Four boys were charged with arson in the fire that burned down Civic Stadium in Eugene, according to Eugene police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin. The boys appeared court Monda ...

06 July 2015

Child porn suspect arrested in Multnomah County

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Updated (7/7 9 a.m.) Authorities say a registered sex offender wanted by Salem police has been taken into custody in Multnomah County. Salem, Ore. -- (KGW) Salem detectives are asking for the pub ...

06 July 2015

Toxic toy bill heads to Oregon Governor

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Salem, Ore. -- Your child's toys could be made of safer materials soon. Oregon's Toxic Free Kids Act would remove toxic chemicals from personal care products and children's toys.  The bill will re ...