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Sports Gallery: Flags of Oregon 14 Gallery: Flags of Oregon 14(Photo Gallery)
Athletes from around the globe meet at the IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field this week, the event's first appearance on U.S. soil.

This gallery includes the flags of the nations participating in Oregon 14

Sports Oregon 14 starts Tuesday
Final preparations are underway for the first day of competition and opening ceremonies of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships at historic Hayward Field.
Sports Lawyer: Clippers sale could miss August deadline
A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion told a judge Friday that Donald Sterling's stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by pushing it past a contractual deadline.
Sports Wainwright blames self for Jeter flap
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright took the blame on Friday for the flap that ensued after he said he served up pitches to Derek Jeter during the All-Star game.
Sports Rough sailing: Aussies drop out of America's Cup
Australia's Hamilton Island Yacht Club has withdrawn as the Challenger of Record in the America's Cup, perhaps the first public sign of dissatisfaction with the direction sailing's marquee regatta is heading.


Outdoors Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine
The wildfires raging across Washington, Oregon and Idaho are not only bringing a dense, smoky haze to much of the area just to the east of the Cascades, but its effects are being felt over 1,000 miles away across the Upper Midwest.

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National & World (New) Russian media spin conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash
Russian news consumers are getting plenty of explanations for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which killed 298 people. While they vary wildly in content, all point the finger at Ukraine. None admits the possibility that Russia may bear responsibility.

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Home 99-year-old golfer still hitting the links 99-year-old golfer still hitting the links(Video)
An elderly Missouri man is living out his golden years on the links. The 99-year-old is rarely seen without a golf club. And, as Frank Cusumano shows us, it could be what keeps him going.
Home Shoplifter suspect orders pizza to police station Shoplifter suspect orders pizza to police station(Video)
A Kentucky shoplifting suspect faces even more charges after police say he played a prank on them. Shortly after the man's arrest, an unexpected delivery arrived at the police station. Jerrika Insco has the story.

Your Life, Your Style

Technology Verizon launches rewards program with tracking Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.
Health FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant
As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially dangerous consequences.
Technology Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.


Politics Can't drive 65? Try Idaho Can't drive 65? Try Idaho
Legal speeds go up from 75 to 80 mph on the interstate and from 65 to 70 mph on state highways starting Thursday.

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Technology After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell
Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the world's top-selling automaker.


Health Genentech Alzheimer's drug misses goals in studies
Researchers say an experimental drug from the biotech company Genentech failed to slow mental decline in tests on more than 500 people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.


Business (New) U.S. home sales increase 2.6 percent in June
Sales of previously owned homes rose for a third straight month in June, pushing activity to the highest level in eight months and providing evidence that housing is regaining lost momentum.


Consumer Lululemon lovers duped by counterfeit websites(Video)
Investigators with Homeland Security say think twice before going online to buy Lululemon athletic wear. You could be giving your information to an overseas scammer. And the clothes you get will not be Lululemon.
Consumer Take your cat for a walk
You take your dog for a walk. Did you ever think of taking your cat?

If you have a cat with the right personality, it can be fun for both of you – and great exercise, too.
Consumer Washington food workers duped by invalid food permits(Video)
If you want a job in a place where food is served - you must to have a valid food handlers card from your local health department. It's a state law. If its not the right card - you cannot work in food service until you retake the test and get a valid certificate. But state investigators say thousands of local workers got duped.
Consumer Tips on tipping while on vacation
If you're like me, you often wonder what's the proper amount. You don’t want to give too much, but you don’t want to offend.