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Local Confiscated Carry-Ons: 'It just boggles your mind' Confiscated Carry-Ons: 'It just boggles your mind' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A fake bloody chainsaw. A grenade gag gift. A blade to skin an animal. They're all holiday presents that have held people up at airport security. During the busiest travel days before Christmas, the On Your Side Investigators reveal what will and won't get confiscated by TSA screeners at Portland International Airport.

Some UO classes canceled due to grad teaching assistant strike

Some UO classes canceled due to grad teaching assistant strike »Play Video
Members of the Graduate Teaching Fellow Federation walk the picket line Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at the University of Oregon.

Negotations between the University of Oregon and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation continue as the union's strike stretches into its third full day.

As the graduate teaching assitants who teach many of the classes at UO continue to picket, students are starting to worry.

Troopers stop car doing 92 on I-5, find 791 oxycodone tablets

Troopers stop car doing 92 on I-5, find 791 oxycodone tablets
Oregon State Police photo of the oxycodone seized during the search

State troopers stopped the Dodge Charger for going 92 mph in a 65 on Interstate 5 just south of Eugene on Wednesday morning.

Then they spotted the tablets wrapped in cellophane in the passenger's lap.

Salem waitress, mom of 3 wins million-dollar prize

Salem waitress, mom of 3 wins million-dollar prize »Play Video
Surrounded by applause, Karen Crider receives a big check worth a million dollars from an Old Navy store in Keizer, Oregon.

Karen Crider thought it must have been a prank. How could she, a waitress from Salem, become a millionaire overnight?

“I didn’t think it was right,” Crider said. “I didn’t think it was real; I thought it was a fake thing.”

'I come to the hallway, I see a car hood in my living room'

'I come to the hallway, I see a car hood in my living room' »Play Video
Crews worked to repair the damage to the home

Dan and Michelle Hartman got a rude awakening early Tuesday morning.

The two were sleeping peacefully in their bedroom, their 7-year-old in the room next door, when they woke up to a loud boom and smoke filling the air.

"I come to the hallway, I see a car hood in my living room," Dan said, "and it's not even in the realm of possibilities. It might as well have been a unicorn, you know, just disbelief."

Altman on Oregon win over Concordia: 'We got sloppy'

Altman on Oregon win over Concordia: 'We got sloppy'
Oregon Ducks Jordan Bell (#1) celebrates a slam dunk against Concordia Cavaliers. Bell earned a double-double with 11 rebounds and 10 points in the game. The Ducks defeated the Cavaliers 93-64. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

Although Oregon did not play the most finely-tuned game on Wednesday night, their athleticism alone helped the Ducks soar over the Concordia Cavaliers of the NAIA, 94-63.

How could you lose 100 brains?

How could you lose 100 brains? »Play Video
Maybe you've heard about the 100 human brains missing in Texas? Well, they're not missing any more, they're gone. Jeanne Moos wracked her brain and has some answers.

South Korea's crackdown on "selfie sticks"

South Korea's crackdown on "selfie sticks" »Play Video
Anyone who has struggled to take a "selfie" has likely considered using a selfie stick. You put your phone in the holder and then adjust the stick as needed. The handle has a button that controls your phone's camera using Bluetooth. But as CNN's Saima Mohsin reports, that's now a problem in South Korea.

Free flu, Tdap shots at mall Thursday and Friday

Free flu, Tdap shots at mall Thursday and Friday »Play Video
It's undesirous, that flu virus

Lane County Public Health is giving away hundreds of free vaccines at Valley River Center Thursday, December 4, and Friday, December 5. 

All in a Day's Drive: Cut your own Christmas tree

All in a Day's Drive: Cut your own Christmas tree

The second that families finish their turkey, they immediately set out to find a tree for Christmas.

With three full weeks until Christmas Eve, there's plenty of time to look for a piece of holiday cheer.

And plenty of farms near Corvallis allow people to cut down their very own trees.

Watch All in a Day's Drive Wednesdays on KMTR NewsSource 16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.