Oregon Governor Calls For May Special Session On Business Tax

Oregonians won't have to wait long after the May 15 primary to see what could be the first legislative showdown of general election season.

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Wyden Calls On FAA To Scrutinize Allegiant Air's Safety Performance

Citing a “60 Minutes” report , Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden is calling on the FAA to review Allegiant Air ’s safety record. The budget airline serves many airports, including Medford and Eugene. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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When a consumer has a complaint about a bank, whether it's dealing with a mortgage or a credit card, right now there's a place to lodge that complaint online.

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported an unusual discovery on Monday. The founder, editor and columnist of a website that bills itself as a resource for student loan news does not exist.

It feels like we’re experiencing a mini-heat wave in parts of Oregon. On Tuesday, record highs were recorded in Portland, Astoria and Newport.

Senator Maria Cantwell questioned the acting head of the U.S. Forest Service, Vicki Christiansen, this week. Among the senator's top concerns: there may not be air support for fires in the West this year.

When it comes to the nitty, gritty details, life in antiquity was pretty stinky – in a literal sense. Without high food and personal hygienic standards, most people probably contracted an intestinal worm at some point or another, says veterinary scientist Martin Søe. "I think it's fair to say it was very, very common. In places with low hygienic standards, you still have a lot of whipworm and round worm."

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This is a story about how a tinted window, an oversize license plate frame and some profanity led to the resignation of a state ethics committee chairwoman for ethics violations.

It started with a traffic stop in Tenafly, N.J.

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A nameless faceless serial murderer, often known as the Golden State Killer, who terrorized several California counties from 1976 until 1986, now has face and a name, officials say.

Authorities identified James Joseph DeAngelo, 72, of Citrus Heights, Calif., as the suspect Wednesday, more than four decades after the start of a crime spree consisting of about four dozen rapes and a dozen murders.

At a Sacramento press conference, officials said DeAngelo was arrested late Tuesday at his home outside the city, thanks to DNA analysis.

After she found out her husband was having an affair, Jennair Gerardot got on a train from Delaware to Pennsylvania with a wig and extra clothing, broke into the home of the other woman and fatally shot her, authorities said. Then she turned the revolver on herself.

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