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Politics Oregon governor appoints new Secretary of State
When Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned, the job passed to Secretary of State Kate Brown under rules set forth in Oregon's state constitution.

That left Brown's elected position vacant - and, per the constitution, it fell to the new governor to appoint her successor.

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Offbeat Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can't crack case
An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven't been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence.

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Sports NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations NCAA suspends coach Jim Boeheim for Syracuse violations
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was suspended for nine games Friday, with the school punished for ignoring the "most fundamental core values of the NCAA" for academic, drug and other violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program.

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Home Meet Hulk, the giant pit bull Meet Hulk, the giant pit bull (Video)
They call him "Hulk." A pit bull who's size is so incredible -- he seems destined to become the world's biggest pit bull once he's done growing. Hulk sure seemed to grow on New Yorkers during a whirlwind tour. Jeanne Moos reports on a gentle giant turned media darling.
Home Weasel flies on woodpecker Weasel flies on woodpecker (Video)
T's a bird! It's a plane... No wait... It's a weasel... On the back of a bird!? What? The story behind this photo and hashtag-weasel-pecker straight from the photographer. Jeannie Moos has more.
Home Man builds neighborhood luge track Man builds neighborhood luge track (Video)
A Pennsylvania man is celebrating winter and giving back to his community. For the third year in a row, he's turning his backyard into an icy carnival ride. Keleigh Gibbs checked out the fun.

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Consumer Flex Seal and Flex Shot: Do they work? Flex Seal and Flex Shot: Do they work? (Video)
Can rubberized household sealing products really plug holes in a bucket, or the bottom of a boat? We test Flex Seal and Flex Shot against their compelling commercial come-ons.
Health UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day
People who use personal audio players should consider limiting their use to one hour a day and turn down the volume to prevent permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Technology For virtual reality creators, it's a question of control For virtual reality creators, it's a question of control
At the Game Developers Conference, it's easy to imagine what virtual reality will look like when it eventually hits the marketplace. What it will feel like, however, is an entirely different matter.

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Technology 3 reasons Apple's watch will - or won't - change the game
No one can argue that Apple has changed the way people live their lives. The company's iPod, iTunes, iPhone and iPad have shaken up music, phone and computer markets worldwide. Is the Apple Watch going to be able to do the same?

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Health UO begins vaccinating students to halt bacterial infection (Photo Gallery) (Video)
"Although we do not have confirmation that Lauren’s death was a result of meningococcemia, health officials have recommended that we offer vaccinations to students in our community to prevent the further spread of the bacterial infection. We have begun vaccinating students, and are working to coordinate larger vaccination efforts."
Health Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries
They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination - in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.

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Business NBC brings back former news president
NBC has changed the leadership of its troubled news division by bringing back the executive who led the network out of a dark period two decades ago.

Consumer

Consumer Fish is good for your brain
A growing body of research shows that fish is brain food. So, can fish prevent Alzheimer's disease?
Consumer Many good reasons to spay or neuter your pets
February is National Spay & Neuter month, a time to remember that America has a serious pet overpopulation problem. Sterilization is the only safe and effective way to deal with it.