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Dog travels 3,000 miles to Ore., needs to get home Gidget is a 7-year-old Jack Russell terrier that went missing on April 22 near Philaddelphia, according to Deborah Wood of the Bonnie L. Hays Animal Shelter in Hillsboro. NewsChannel 8 | 20 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Oregon's minimum wage rises by a smidge. Is it enough? Oregons minimum wage, already the second-highest among all states, is getting set to rise by a fraction. Oregon Labor and Industries Commissioner Brad Avakian today announced that Oregons minimum wage will increase to $9.25 on Jan. 1. Thats a 15-cent rise | 20 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Would you take a direct-to-consumer genetics test? Yesterday, I wrote about the Silicon Valley company, 23andMe, which did direct-to-consumer genetic testing before the Food and Drug Administration cracked down. The company is working to get the right approvals. Before the FDA clamp down last November, ab | 20 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nike Digital Sport's science director strives to go beyond 'dumb' sensor technology Nike Inc. may have discontinued production of its FuelBand device, but the corporation is still sprinting ahead with research into better, smarter wearable technology. Brad Wilkins, science director of Nike Digital Sport, said the key is not only supplyin | 21 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Community college could be free for students in Oregon Oregon lawmakers are considering making the first two years of community college free for students. | 21 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
From professional services to software company, ID Experts makes a big transformation For more than a decade ID Experts has been a professional services firm offering clients help with identifying and then dealing with data security breaches. Now, ID Experts is identifying, as it were, as a software company, selling a software-as-a-service | 21 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Police looking for McMinnville man who's been missing for three weeks Louis “Paul” Geary hasn’t been seen since Aug. 26. Police began looking for him after they got a request for a welfare check on Sept. 4, but haven’t been able to track him down. | 21 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Sunset Transit Center reopens after construction work The Sunset Transit Center reopened early on Tuesday after construction crews repaired the platforms. NewsChannel 8 | 21 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Portlanders stranded in Cabo San Lucas by hurricane Some 30,000 tourists were stranded in Cabo San Lucas by Hurricane Odile, including people from the Portland metro area. NewsChannel 8 | 21 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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36 Pit Fire grows but most evacuation orders lifted The 36 Pit Fire grew to about 4,000 acres on Tuesday, but evacuation orders for many people in the area were downgraded. | 21 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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