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Soccer match-fixing scandal could have dire consequences for Nike, Adidas

Nike and Adidas both sponsor national federations, club teams and soccer stars around the world. It is not yet known if any of their partners are among the suspects in 700 suspicious games.

Portland animal shelters reduce euthanizations

Six Portland-area animal shelters banded together in 2006 to reduce the number of cats and dogs they euthanize, and the program was a success.

Oregon Legislature begins in earnest

The Oregon Legislature starts business in earnest today, with Democrats holding the lead in both the House of Representatives and Senate for the first time since the 2010 special session.

Portland mayor takes bureaus

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales temporarily assigned all city bureaus to himself, which he plans to keep during the initial stages of drafting next fiscal year's budget.

Eugene dentist offers alternative for uninsured patients

A Eugene dental practice is making dental care more accessible by introducing a new kind of health plan.

Salem surgery center leads green medical offices

Willamette Ear, Nose and Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery in Salem has always been green, but now the offices are revolutionizing medical waste recycling.

Gresham bakery accused of gay discrimination

The state attorney general is investigating a complaint against a Gresham bakery for refusing to make a cake for a wedding between two women.