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May 22 2020:When the “Dark Strangler” stalked the streets of Portland
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May 21 2020:Oregon embraced Carnegie Libraries like no other state
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May 20 2020:Was Ray Jackson really Central Oregon’s own “Angel of Death”?
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May 19 2020:Schoolteacher Ray Jackson may have been a serial killer
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May 18 2020:Unwritten Law cases weren't always a total moral failure
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May 15 2020:Famous prospector’s death sparked 2 “lost gold” tales
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May 14 2020:1890s “march on Washington” involved train hijackings
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May 13 2020:Mayor Baker’s theater defined Portland culture
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May 12 2020:Clean-cut murder case turned out to be sordid and complex
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May 11 2020:Murder of policeman helped turn Portland against Unwritten Law
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May 8 2020:Daring rescue saved 49, made skipper toast of the West Coast
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May 7 2020:Valsetz newspaper and its editor, age 9, won nationwide fame
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May 6 2020:Anarcho-communist editors jailed for writing about sex
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May 5 2020:Vaudeville’s famous “Klondike Kate” became an Oregon legend
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May 4 2020:Private manhunt ended with cold-blooded, jury-approved murder
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May 1 2020:Train robbery turned into on-board gunfight with the law
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Apr 30 2020:Shevlin: Oregon’s wandering timber town
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Apr 29 2020:Murdered man turned out to have been a creepy stalker
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Apr 28 2020:Space-age whalers help grow fur coats, put a man on the moon
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Apr 27 2020:Portland man hailed as a hero for murdering sister’s ex-lover
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Apr 24 2020:Murderers wandered valley desperate for an alibi
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Apr 23 2020:Tawdry love triangle ends in murder and a kiss from a corpse
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Apr 22 2020:Murderer shirked execution by faking a coma for 2 years
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Apr 21 2020:Shipwreck ends Astoria's bid to be “Nantucket of the West Coast”
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Apr 20 2020:The Unwritten Law: A license to kill for every (male) Oregonian
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Apr 17 2020:Race exclusion of early Oregon is still embarrassing today
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Apr 16 2020:Ship sailed across two miles of sandy beach, rescued itself
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Apr 15 2020:Was legendary city of Quivira on Oregon Coast?
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Apr 14 2020:The day the drinks were on teetotaling Governor Oswald West
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Apr 13 2020:The ones that got away: Almost-shipwrecks on the Columbia Bar
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Apr 10 2020:First youth symphony in U.S. came out of Oregon’s high desert
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Apr 9 2020:Bootlegger’s paradise: Oregon’s Prohibition adventures
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Apr 8 2020:Man’s hanging may have prevented a “tong war”
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Apr 7 2020:Life of Sacagawea’s mountain-man son a tantalizing mystery
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Apr 6 2020:Six Central Oregon picnickers were balloon bombs’ only victims
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Apr 3 2020:The Great Sea Serpent of the Columbia River Bar got lamely named “Colossal Claude”
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Apr 2 2020:Mob racketeers, corrupt union men battled over pinball
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Apr 1 2020:“Tillamook Guerillas” were ready for Japanese invasion
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Mar 31 2020:The wreck of the U.S.S. Shark: Navy’s loss was beach’s gain
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Mar 30 2020:Navy schooner doomed by skipper’s fear of skipping sailors
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Mar 27 2020:Giant DC-8 jet lands at tiny country airport by mistake
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Mar 26 2020:When steamboats exploded on the upper Willamette
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Mar 25 2020:Was Joe Drake a murderer, or just an innocent patsy?
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Mar 24 2020:Little-known hero of Silver Lake fire died saving dozens of lives
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Mar 23 2020:Oregon’s 20th-century “gold rush”: The quest for uranium
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Mar 20 2020:Mariner’s eerie dream predicted shipmates’ deaths
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Mar 19 2020:Oregon’s Harry Lane: A real hero of the First World War
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Mar 18 2020:Davy Crockett in Oregon? Yes, but only in “tall tales” (link not available)
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Mar 17 2020:The wreck of the Glenesslin: Insurance fraud, or just drunken incompetence?
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Mar 16 2020:Rookie highway robber turned out to be Joaquin Miller’s son
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Mar 13 2020:With a friend like A.C. Edmunds, early suffragists needed no enemies!
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Mar 12 2020:McCarty Gang’s Oregon story: “Bonanza” meets “Unforgiven”
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Mar 11 2020:Helicopter crash had huge impact on independence of Oregon journalism
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Mar 10 2020:Two fatal crashes made 1933 a rough year for Oregon aviators
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Mar 9 2020:Sudden windstorm caught ship at worst possible moment
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Mar 6 2020:Riverboats on Willamette towed barns, fetched fish
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Mar 5 2020:Gold-field bandits’ stolen loot still hasn’t been found
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Mar 4 2020:Larry Sullivan’s internationally notorious shanghaiing syndicate
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Mar 3 2020:Larry Sullivan: Boxer, politician, con artist, shanghai man
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Mar 2 2020:State government was “decapitated” by deadly 1947 plane crash
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Feb 28 2020:When Astoria was the Detroit of fish-boat engines
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Feb 27 2020:Tired of watching mariners die, lighthouse keeper started a rescue service
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Feb 26 2020:Lake County feud ended with double murder by masked assassins
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Feb 25 2020:Chemawa School: An Oregon cultural treasure
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Feb 24 2020:Lessons from Christmastime plane crash still save lives today
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Feb 21 2020:Storied editor lost feud with Oregon’s first woman doc
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Feb 20 2020:Legendary Oregon wrestler got pinned by a heavyweight real-estate dream
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Feb 19 2020:Former Albany newsman saved Crater Lake for a national park
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Feb 18 2020:Jim Turk: shanghaiier, swindler, drunkard, millionaire
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Feb 17 2020:Oregon’s worst plane crash is also its most mysterious
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Feb 14 2020:Neighbor’s theft of widow and orphans’ home was too much for jury
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Feb 13 2020:Did Oregon’s political super-villain save world from Nazis?
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Feb 12 2020:Fish wheels a legacy of when Columbia swarmed with salmon
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Feb 11 2020:Visit to Portland ended with life in prison for teen adventurer
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Feb 10 2020:How Abe Tichner hustled rubes at 1870s county fair
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Feb 7 2020:Klamath Falls airport had an unusual, lethal run of bad luck
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Feb 6 2020:“Holy roller” cult ended with murder, suicide, insanity
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Feb 5 2020:The real story of the Corvallis “naked ladies cult”: How it began
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Feb 4 2020:“Graveyard of the Pacific” was not easily tamed
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Feb 3 2020:Hawaii-bound airliner out of PDX ditched in the open sea
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Jan 31 2020:Mayors Lee, Schrunk set tone for mid-century P-town
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Jan 30 2020:Blimp squadron was first line of defense against enemy subs, balloon bombs
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Jan 29 2020:The fall of the Prineville Vigilantes
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Jan 28 2020:When the Vigilantes ruled Prineville
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Jan 27 2020:PDX-bound airliner was blown out of sky for mom’s insurance
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Jan 24 2020:In 1880s Portland, at least one mayor paid to play
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Jan 23 2020:Crew of shipwrecked schooner rescued — by a railroad train
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Jan 22 2020:Japan’s balloon bombs could have done a lot more damage
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Jan 21 2020:Horrifying asylum kitchen mix-up left dozens dead
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Jan 20 2020:Vigilante’s gunfight left three neighbors dead, led to gallows
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Jan 17 2020:Frontier Portland mayors could be real drama queens
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Jan 16 2020:“Hermit of the Craggies” went from acorns and roots to prison food
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Jan 15 2020:The day whale meat rained down on the town of Florence
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Jan 14 2020:Courthouse square once was the site of palatial “Hotel Portland”
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Jan 13 2020:Car chase at Crater Lake ended like a scene in a Tom Clancy novel
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Jan 10 2020:Skill, stout shipbuilding kept shipwreck fatality-free
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Jan 9 2020:Coast Guard's dramatic rescue saved ship — for Stalin's most notorious gulag
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Jan 8 2020:“Christmas ship” could have used some navigation help from Santa
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Jan 7 2020:Boozy generosity turned tables for the Prineville Nine that day
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Jan 6 2020:Was Lewis O’Neil a murderer — or did he take the rap for one?
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Jan 3 2020:Oregon’s first murder defendant saved by his wife
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Jan 2 2020:Amateur pirates’ bumbling plan didn’t work out as they’d hoped
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Jan 1 2020:Gallon House covered bridge: Ground Zero in battle over booze
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Dec 31 2019:Sen. John H. Mitchell: The Snidely Whiplash of Oregon
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Dec 30 2019:Parks department aggressiveness cost Yachats its beach access
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Dec 27 2019:Laws in old Oregon were rough, but not always ready
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Dec 26 2019:Truck bombs doomed the cause of newspapers’ striking unions
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Dec 25 2019:One man’s cheating heart likely cost Portland its local newspaper
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Dec 24 2019:Long-lost Guild’s Lake was once Portland’s water wonderland
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Dec 23 2019:Brutal 1886 ax-murder pageant couldn’t have been more sordid
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Dec 20 2019:U.S.S. Oregon lost in Pearl Harbor attack — sort of
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Dec 19 2019:Supreme Court once declared slavery legal, but only for sailors
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Dec 18 2019:Only sitting U.S. Senator killed in battle was from Oregon … sort of
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Dec 17 2019:If only these bones could talk: Mysterious skeletons of Oregon
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Dec 16 2019:Little-known lakeside resort was packed with Hollywood stars
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Dec 13 2019:Carrie’s sidekicks proved very bad at corpse disposal
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Dec 12 2019:Bungling burglars skunked in Corvallis courthouse job
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Dec 11 2019:Roseburg’s “Champagne Riot”: Probably not what you think
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Dec 10 2019:Deadly weather catches Oregon by surprise when it comes
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Dec 9 2019:Oregon’s “International Murderer o’ Mystery”
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Dec 6 2019:Bordello madam was a real-life Brigid O’Shaughnessy
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Dec 5 2019:Oregon had the first female governor in U.S. history — for one weekend, in 1909
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Dec 4 2019:Vaudeville Susie’s Riot; or, Entertainment on the Frontier
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Dec 3 2019:Auburn: A long-gone gold town’s short but colorful past
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Dec 2 2019:To get back to sea, beached ship had to “sail” through woods
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Nov 29 2019:West Coast’s first published novel a torrid page-turner
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Nov 28 2019:Libertarian from Eugene was first female VP candidate to get Electoral College vote
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Nov 27 2019:Who had the motive to frame an innocent man? Everyone did
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Nov 26 2019:In trial, top suspect became star witness against innocent man
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Nov 25 2019:Did brutal railroad-car murder end in cynical “railroad job”?
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Nov 22 2019:Oregon’s literary legacy is built on “confession” novel
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Nov 21 2019:The ship that suddenly broke in half while moored at the dock
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Nov 20 2019:For captain and crew, shipwreck was luckiest break of their lives
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Nov 19 2019:Oregon senator almost became President; lucky for us, he didn’t
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Nov 18 2019:Spooky UFO cult lured away 20 Oregonians to follow “The Two”
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Nov 15 2019:Horse racing, and fixing races, were wildly popular
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Nov 14 2019:Harney County rancher saves pioneer Oregon aviator’s life
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Nov 13 2019:Southern Oregon populist leader had plans for guerilla uprising
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Nov 12 2019:The Jackson County Rebellion: Llewellyn Banks comes to power
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Nov 11 2019:“Jackson County Rebellion” grew out of newspapers’ fight
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Nov 8 2019:Unique Kiwanda dory fleet launch straight into the surf
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Nov 7 2019:Chinese smuggler saved woman and her baby, then vanished
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Nov 6 2019:The Circuit Preacher Chronicles: A longshoreman's funeral
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Nov 5 2019:The Circuit Preacher chronicles: Shanghaiing up a flock
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Nov 4 2019:The Circuit Preacher Chronicles: Rev. Lemuel Wells’ wild ride
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Nov 1 2019:Bad climbers kept getting stuck on Haystack Rock
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