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Vintners in Willamette Valley—home to world-class Pinot Noirs—seek $100 million after raging fires tainted their grape harvest

Vineyards couldn’t sell their grapes to winemakers, and wineries have been unable to sell their wines due to smoke taint.

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Oregon residents were deprived of rare bourbons, including Pappy Van Winkle's 23-year-old whiskey, by alcohol agency staff

Oregon officials deprived members of the public of the expensive booze, an internal investigation found.

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Cancer patient who won $1.3 billion lottery said he would find a good doctor for himself—'I don't want to die yet,' he prayed

Cheng “Charlie” Saephan and his wife are splitting the prize evenly with a friend.

30.04.2024 30

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The Sports Bra—a bar for women's sports fans—eyes nationwide expansion just 2 years after opening

Under the plan, bars and entrepreneurs elsewhere will be able to apply to use The Sports Bra brand for their franchises.

27.04.2024 20

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Small Oregon town becomes the face of homelessness by trying to turn camping into a fine or jail time

“I certainly wish this wasn’t what my town was known for,” Mayor Sara Bristol told the AP.

15.04.2024 70

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$1.3bn Powerball jackpot is so big lottery officials will take several weeks to verify the winning Oregon ticket

A person with a ticket matching all six Powerball numbers in Saturday’s $1.3 billion jackpot came forward Monday to claim the prize from last...

10.04.2024 10

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Older Boeing plane lands, then inspectors find missing panel

The plane landed safely without incident or injuries reported and the external panel was discovered missing during a post-flight inspection.

16.03.2024 20

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Oregon is so green because it's been literally illegal to build housing outside cities since the 1970s. That could be changing

Without the 1970s-era law on the urban growth boundary, “All that farmland would likely be a sea of strip malls and subdivisions.”

25.02.2024 8

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The Boeing plane whose door blew off midflight was making a 'whistling sound' on a previous flight, amended complaint says

A report by the NTSB found that four bolts intended to help secure the door plug to the frame of the 737 Max 9 were missing.

09.02.2024 5

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Oregon newspaper that fired entire staff after embezzlement to relaunch print edition thanks to fundraising, community support: 'You've got to give it a shot'

The "Eugene Weekly" hopes to rehire its employees after the community rallied around the local publication.

28.01.2024 10

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Deadly January storms have turned U.S. roads into icy death traps, frozen people to death from Oregon to Tennessee and sent a plane skidding off a taxiway

In the past two weeks, storms have blasted much of the U.S. with rain, snow, wind and frigid temperatures, snarling traffic and air travel and causing...

19.01.2024 10

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Boeing loose-door scandal widens as federal investigators probe missing bolts on plane that nearly crashed

Both United and Alaska Airlines have found loose-bolt conditions in multiple aircraft—after they were forced to check.

09.01.2024 6

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United founds loose bolts and ‘installation issues’ during Boeing 737 Max jet inspections

The Federal Aviation Administration grounded all Max 9s after a mid-flight blowout on a similar Alaska Airlines jet.

09.01.2024 40

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Boeing 737 Max jet that suffered inflight blowout was on restricted duty because of worries over a warning light

Alaska Airlines decided to restrict the aircraft from long flights over water so the plane “could return very quickly to an airport” if the...

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After yet another Boeing 737 Max mishap, federal officials order nearly 200 grounded for immediate inspection

On Friday, an Alaska Airlines plane suffered a blowout that left a gaping hole in the side of the fuselage.

08.01.2024 10

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Alaska Airlines grounds all its Boeing 737 Max 9 jetliners one day after returning 18 to service

The airline had done inspections and cleared aircraft but the FAA said more work was needed after a midair fuselage blowout.

07.01.2024 10

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Oregon weekly newspaper lays off entire staff after discovering a former employee had embezzled $90,000 and left bills unpaid

When the paper realized it couldn't make the next payroll, it was forced to lay off all of its 10 staff members and stop its print edition.

30.12.2023 40

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Gold-colored Air Jordans that were custom-made for Spike Lee sell for $51,000: 'We couldn't believe it'

The amount was more than double the high end of the predicted sale price.

19.12.2023 10

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Ex-pilot who tried to shut off engine midflight while tripping on mushrooms gets released from jail with orders to keep away from aircraft

The release conditions include that he undergo mental health services, stay away from drugs and alcohol, and not come within 30 feet of an operable...

08.12.2023 30

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America’s cities are ratcheting up controversial ‘sweeps’ of homeless encampments, but still failing to find a solution: ‘We’re not trash, we’re people’

“The word ‘sweep’ that they use ... that’s kind of how it feels, like being swept like trash,” said David Sjoberg, 35. “I mean we’re not...

28.11.2023 4

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Oregon's bold move to make heroin, cocaine and other drugs quasi-legal runs into Portland's passed-out-in-public culture

State Rep. Lily Morgan, says Portland is not Portugal when it comes to decriminalization: "They’re still not dealing with fentanyl and meth.".

19.11.2023 6

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Oregon hit by first-ever teachers strike in Portland: 'Our kids deserve more than teachers that are absolutely exhausted'

The annual base salary in the district starts at roughly $50,000. “I've seen many people quit within their first five years."

01.11.2023 6

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'This is not my Joe': Wife says pilot accused of trying to crash a Horizon Air flight struggled with depression

The pilot has pleaded not guilty to state charges of attempted murder. Federal prosecutors meanwhile charged Emerson with interfering with a flight...

27.10.2023 30

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Off-duty pilot's attempt to switch off Horizon Air flight's engines after using psychedelic mushrooms renews scrutiny of cockpit mental health

Joseph Emerson, 44, had been flying passengers himself just three days before police said he tried to engage an emergency fire suppression system.

26.10.2023 2

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Off-duty pilot who tried to switch off an airplane’s engine in flight told FBI it was his first time taking psychedelic mushrooms

"I'm not OK," the 44-year-old Joseph David Emerson said. "You need to cuff me right now or it’s going to be bad."

24.10.2023 2

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After a 15-year fight that reached the Supreme Court, the feds are restoring the 'Place of Big Big Trees' after building a road through it

The Yakama and Grand Ronde tribes said a 2008 project destroyed a burial ground, historic campground, old-growth Douglas Firs and a stone altar.

06.10.2023 5

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Pilot instructor, 22, among victims as plane abruptly drops, crashes into Oregon home

It is not yet known why the plane crashed, officials said, adding that they didn’t yet know if a distress call had been made.

05.10.2023 4

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Teen wearing hijab repeatedly harassed by male Chipotle manager wanting to see her hair, says EEOC lawsuit

The harassment culminated in the manager grabbing and partially removing her hijab, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

30.09.2023 2

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