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  1. Shell exec: 'I have an issue' with protests, 'good progress' in ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    The president of Shell Oil Co. said exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.

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  2. Judge: Greenpeace will be fined $2,500/hour if protest continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A federal judge on Thursday ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters dangling from a bridge in Oregon continue to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving for oil drilling in the Arctic. There was no sign that the protesters were about to leave Portland after the ruling in Anchorage by U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason that Greenpeace is in civil contempt.

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  3. Kayaktivist push expected tonight to protest Shell shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Two kayakers float beneath the St. Johns Bridge Wednesday, July 29, 2015 as 13 protesters remain suspended from the bridge in an attempt to stop the icebreaker Fennica from leaving dry dock. The icebreaker is set to assist Shell in its exploration and spill-response plan off Alaska's northwest coast.

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  4. Protesters drop from Portland bridge to block Shell oil shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    PORTLAND, Ore. Protesters against Arctic offshore oil drilling hung suspended from the St. Johns Bridge early Wednesday morning to set up an aerial blockade of a Shell oil icebreaker in the port for repairs.

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  5. 'Nothing short of heroic': Teen pulls woman from burning carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A gas pump explodes after a car crashed into this Chevron service station on Beaverton Hillsdale Highway on Saturday, July 18, 2015. PORTLAND, Ore.

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  6. Orphan river otter pup found near Cottage Grove finds home at zooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A boisterous, squeaky river otter pup, orphaned last month near Cottage Grove, Ore., has just taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo. A passing motorist spotted the young otter wandering alongside Highway 58 on June 20, and alerted a local wildlife rehabilitator who collected and cared for the animal while final placement was determined by staff at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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  7. Police: $20K stolen in Albany 'skimming' scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Forty bank customers reported losses totalling $20,000 on Monday, Albany Police said. Investigators suspect a man inserted a "skimming" device on an ATM on May 29, capturing account numbers and PIN codes.

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  8. Suspected DUII driver hits bicyclist, several parked carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A suspected drunk driver crashed into a bicyclist and several parked cars while trying to drive away from the scene of an accident in Southwest Portland, police officials said. No one was seriously hurt in the series of crashes, Portland Police said.

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  9. Troubled strip club converted into churchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    One of Portland's most notorious strip clubs has been converted - pun intended - into a church. A 2-year-old congregation called Shepherd's Gate Church has renovated and moved into the building at 333 S.E. 122nd Ave., formerly home to Soobies Bar & Grill.

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  10. Portland healthcare CEO accused of public indecencyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    According to a news release from Woodburn Police, a witness called 911 when they saw a man masturbating inside his car parked at the Bi-Mart on Mount Hood Avenue around 9:30 a.m. The suspect, later identified as 64-year-old Richard Cagen, left the scene after he was confronted by the witness. Police later located Cagen at his workplace at the Woodburn Health Center, also located on Mount Hood Avenue, and arrested him on public indecency charges.

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  11. Police: Woman jumps onto thief's car as he drives off, gets purse backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Tammy Elliot describes how she hung onto a car's windshield wipers Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 as a robbery suspect drove away with her purse he had stolen inside a Northeast Portland Fred Meyer. PORTLAND, Ore.

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  12. Just Sue It: Photographer says Nike owes him for Jordan imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A photographer is accusing Nike of violating the copyright of his 1984 image of Michael Jordan soaring toward a basketball hoop by continuing to use the image to market shoes and clothes. Jacobus Rentmeester of New York City filed the lawsuit against Oregon-based Nike Inc. on Thursday in federal court in Portland, Oregon.

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  13. Starbucks' profits soar 82 percent on strong sales, trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Starbucks Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter earnings soared 82 percent as the coffee chain attracted more customers around the globe who snapped up an expanded offering of food and drinks over the holidays. Starbucks has enjoyed healthy sales growth, but is seeking to keep its momentum going by expanding on a number of fronts.

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  14. Portland man, 24, dies in 1,000-foot fall from Alaska mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    Troopers say Dasan Marshall of Portland, Oregon, was climbing with a friend on Sunday when he fell about 1,000 feet. "Because he was so true to who he was," says Heidi Medema, "everybody he met was instantly drawn to him.

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