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  • 11 LBS. POT FOUND DURING I-5 TRAFFIC STOP

    11 LBS. POT FOUND DURING I-5 TRAFFIC STOP
    Two men were arrested Monday night when an Oregon State Police trooper discovered nearly 12 pounds of marijuana in the car. It happened on Interstate 5 in the Salem area. They found the pot inside the car after a routine traffic stop. On August 29, 2011...
  • Sail away on a short Northwest cruise

    Sail away on a short Northwest cruise
    SEATTLE — Big or small? Luxury cruise ship or plucky coastal freight boat? The choice is yours for cruising around the Pacific Northwest. Sail away for a night this fall or next spring between Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., on a world-class cruise...
  • Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

    Is Homeland Security spending paying off?
    On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
  • Run, Sarah, run!

     
    I'm vastly entertained by the prospect of the formal entry into the GOP race of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (trailing Obama by 21 points in a head-to-head McClatchy-Marist poll earlier this month; by 14 points in a CNN/Opinion Research......
  • Hot Sauce Mom Found Guilty of Child Abuse

    Hot Sauce Mom Found Guilty of Child Abuse
    The Alaska mom so desperate to get on national TV that she punished her son with hot sauce and a cold shower was found guilty of child abuse. Jessica Beagley was charged with a crime after she sent a video of the punishment to the Dr. Phil Show and later...
  • Nevada, Michigan face slow comeback on jobs, forecast says

     
    Nevada and Michigan won't return to peak employment levels until 2017 or later, according to an analysis from IHS Global Insight. The two states, hit hard by the recession, aren't the only two with far-off dates for a return to......
  • Family and friends celebrate the life of slain Rebecca Porter during funeral service

    Family and friends celebrate the life of slain Rebecca Porter during funeral service
    On the day of his wife’s funeral, a coroner confirmed the body found next to a slain woman was her husband’s remains. The Taney County coroner says MRI imagery and medical records positively identified the body of Russell “Rusty" Porter....
  • Hot Sauce Mom Jessica Beagley found guilty in Alaska

     
    Beagley could face up to a year in prison for forcing her son to ingest hot sauce as a form of punishment....
  • Taney County Coroner: Second Body found near Rural Protem is Russell 'Rusty' Porter

    Taney County Coroner: Second Body found near Rural Protem is Russell 'Rusty' Porter
    The Taney County Coroner says MRI imagery and medical records confirm the second body found near rural protem is that of Russell “Rusty” Porter. On April 17, Russell Porter and his wife Rebecca “Becky” Porter disappeared from their...
  • Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years

    Geologists could be studying reasons behind earthquake for years
    Geologists say Tuesday's magnitude-5.8 earthquake in Central Virginia released forces that have probably been building for tens of thousands, perhaps millions, of years. And the event may not be over. "Aftershocks are always a possibility, and they're...
  • Dream home: Pen Lucy gem is dream restoration project

    Dream home: Pen Lucy gem is dream restoration project
    For years, Dr. Martina Callum has traveled the country and the world as a locum tenens physician, providing temporary health care in communities where few doctors exist. But after months on the road, she'd return home to an apartment in White Marsh...