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Gun used in Clackamas mall shooting appeals to youth

The type of rifle used in the Clackamas mall shooting, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, attracts a younger generation of shooters.

Demonstrators to protest at Oregon Zoo

Animal-rights protesters plan to demonstrate outside the Oregon Zoo in a "Day of Action for Elephants."

Portland company makes cybercrime detecting devices

Portland-based IPCopper manufactures computer network surveillance devices to help small business owners protect themselves from cybercrime.

East Portland changes happening slowly

Upgrades to East Portland are beginning to happen, after the area has been largely ignored since being annexed in the late-1980s and early-1990s, activists say.

Metro and Portland establishing a new protected wildlife area

Metro and the City of Portland are joining together to protect 54 acres of wildlife habitat near the Columbia Slough.

Oregon nurseries recovering from recession

Oregon's nursery industry, the state's leading agricultural sector, is showing signs of a comeback from the recession.

Principle Power gets $4M for Coos Bay wind power

The U.S. Department of Energy will award up to $4 million to Principle Power to deploy offshore wind power near Coos Bay.