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Ingalls Christens Amphibious Transport Dock Portland

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) – The Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock has been named after Oregon’s largest city.

The Portland is the 11th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock built by Huntington Ingalls Industries. 99 more words


Sheriff Apologizes to Lawyers Asked to Remove Bras at Jail

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The sheriff of a Maine jail has apologized to a pair of female lawyers who were told they needed to take off their underwire bras to avoid setting off the metal detector if they wanted to talk to their jailed clients. 90 more words


The Joshua Tree: U2's Greatest Success

U2, a rock band that hails from Dublin, Ireland, formed in 1976 consisting of Bono on vocals, the Edge on guitar, Adam Clayton on bass, and Larry Mullen Jr. 967 more words

Meteorite ‘possibly’ sparks fire on Oregon lawn

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A meteorite possibly sparked a grass fire on a home’s lawn in SE on Thursday morning.

Rich Tyler with Portland Fire and Rescue says crews found a patch scorched grass about 5 feet in diameter. 104 more words