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Oregon approves some consumer pumping, but not everywhere
Oregon approves some consumer pumping, but not everywhere (Photo by Mark Renders/Getty Images)
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Oregon Senate Approves Self-Serve Gas Stations, But There’s a Catch

Before you get too excited about the Oregon State Senate signing off an finally approving self-pumping gas stations, there's a catch.   Actually lots of them.

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State Route 195
State Route 195 (Washington State Department of Transportation)
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WA Highway That ‘Exploded’ Due to Heat Nothing New, Say Experts

Many people had never seen this happen, but apparently in other parts of the country that experience extreme heat, it does.

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FogStock,Aisha Harley
FogStock,Aisha Harley
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10 Worst Summer Vacation Ideas

Take the family to Mt. Rainier, Silverwood Theme Park, the Oregon Coast, Disneyland, Yellowstone or even Europe. Don't do these five things. They sound like a ton of fun but will make you feel like you wasted your money

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Click it Or Ticket Patrols begin May 18
Click it Or Ticket Patrols begin May 18 (Washington State Patrol)
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Click It or Ticket Emphasis Patrols Begin May 18 Mid-Columbia

According to the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission, another round of emphasis patrols in the Columbia Basin will focus on unbuckled drivers, but an additional emphasis has been added.

 

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Craig Mitchelldyer, Getty Images
Craig Mitchelldyer, Getty Images
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Oregon Named No. 1 Summer Vacation Spot (Plus My 10 Favorite Spots)

 

A travel expert says Oregon is America's No. 1 best destination for summer vacations. Here's a couple of my favorites: 

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
Doug Pensinger, Getty Images
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Kids, Don’t Move to Portland! Top 5 Reasons

Portland is attracting the millennial generation like crazy. Kids, I know Portland is hip and fun, but here are 5 really good reasons you don't want to move there.

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Obama money stop to snarl traffic in Portland
Obama money stop to snarl traffic in Portland (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)
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Obama Fundraiser To Snarl Traffic in Portland – Huge Delays Expected

Because he is in town to attend a fundraiser, the President is going to potentially affect several hundred thousand drivers and commuters Thursday and Friday.

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Are arlines selling your information to third-party vendors?
Are arlines selling your information to third-party vendors? (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Are Airlines Selling Your Personal Information to Third-Parties?

As if traveling isn't stressful enough, with the TSA clown show,  delayed flights, rate increases, crowded airplanes, and more. Now comes the revelation that many airlines might be potentially making you a target for ID theft.

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Noel Hendrickson
Noel Hendrickson
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5 Best Ways to Make Family Car Trips Endurable

I plan to take a couple family road trips this summer. We all love vacationing, but sometimes those hours in the car aren't pleasant. Here are 5 ideas to make the trip better (at least for you).

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No it won't be 200. But 75 in certain areas.
No it won't be 200. But 75 in certain areas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Vetoes Most of 75-MPH Speed Limit Bill – UPDATE

After passing the House and Senate by unanimous votes, Gov. Inslee is expected this week to sign off on a bill that will allow the State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to raise the speed limit on certain stretches of road to 75 mph. (NO NOT 200 - we just did that for fun in picture)

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