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2 years 9 months ago

Occupy Portland Protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities in Oregon have ordered anti-Wall Street protesters to clear a street and sidewalk they were blocking, and the demonstrators are obeying. Police in Portland instructed the protesters early Sunday to move into one of two adjacent parks where they had set up camp. The...

2 years 11 months ago

Portland puts goats to work

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Residents and businesses in Portland, Ore., are using an effective, chemical-free solution to battle blackberry briars, English ivy and weeds in overgrown city lots. Goats are the scourge of the bramble, and a new denizen in this city's long love affair with agriculture and all...

3 years 4 months ago

Man charged with raping woman at DIA

DENVER (AP) - A Portland man suspected of raping a 22-year-old woman at Denver International Airport has been charged with one count of sexual assault. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey said Tuesday the charge was filed against 26-year-old Noel Bertrand. Officials say the woman was assaulted just after...

4 years 1 month ago

Al Gore under investigation in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police in Portland, Ore., aren't saying why they've reopened an investigation into sex allegations against Al Gore, but the former vice president's spokeswoman says he welcomes the decision. The spokeswoman say "further investigation" of the case "will only benefit Mr. Gore." A massage therapist has...

4 years 7 months ago

Study sees parking lot dust as a cancer risk

Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows. The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product...

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