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Local How to safely thaw and roast a turkey (New) How to safely thaw and roast a turkey
A whole turkey is safe when cooked to a minimum internal temperature of 165 °F as measured with a food thermometer. Check the internal temperature in the innermost part of the thigh and wing and the thickest part of the breast.

No. 14 Oregon beats No. 25 USC: 'I think this is perfect timing'

No. 14 Oregon beats No. 25 USC: 'I think this is perfect timing'
Martenne Bettendorf (#18) jumps for a kill in the fourth set past Ebony Nwanebu (#7) making the score 4-3. Bettendorf earned 22 kills for the match, leading the team offensively. The Ducks defeated USC 3-1 Sunday afternoon in their last game of the regular season at Matthew Knight Arena. Andy Abeyta, Oregon News Lab

The No. 14 ranked Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 25 USC Trojans 3-1 Sunday afternoon.

Sheriff: Man gave wife psychedelic mushroom tea

http://media.kmtr.com/images/Robert-Davis330.jpgA man tricked his wife into drinking tea made from psychedelic mushrooms, beat her up and threw her against a wood stove, and hung up the phone when she tried to call 911, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.

Robert Davis, 51, faces charges of Assault IV Domestic, Causing Another Person to Ingest a Controlled Substance, and Interference with Making a Report, the sheriff's office said.

Deputies responed to a home on Fishtrap Road in response to a possible distrubance Friday evening just after 6.

Tar Heels beat Ducks at Matt Court, 76-59

Tar Heels beat Ducks at Matt Court, 76-59
North Carolina Tar Heels Latifah Coleman (#2) steals the ball from Oregon Ducks Lexi Bando (#10). The Tar Heels defeated the Ducks 76-59. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

They left all that they had out there on the floor, but it still wasn’t enough for the Oregon women’s basketball team to take down the No. 11 North Carolina Tar Heels, who left Eugene Sunday with a 76-59 victory.

Photos: Wiener dogs hustle at Seahawks halftime

Photos: Wiener dogs hustle at Seahawks halftime
At halftime of the Seattle Seahawks game agains the Arizona Cardinals, The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races at CenturyLink Field took place. The Seattle Seahawks and PEMCO donated financially to a local rescue, Old Dog Haven and feature an adoptable dog in the race each year. (Image: Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

The 2014 Race For Rescue Wiener Dog races took place at halftime during the Seattle Seahawks / Arizona Cardinals game.

Start-up offers solution to doorstep package thefts

Start-up offers solution to doorstep package thefts »Play Video
It's a growing problem, especially during the holiday season. Thieves swiping packages directly from the doorsteps of homes. A San Francisco tech start-up has come up with a solution. Jonathan Bloom reports.

Mechanic's crazy upside-down van

Mechanic's crazy upside-down van »Play Video
An Iowa mechanic is turning heads everywhere he goes. That's because the van he drives looks like it could flip over, and keep on driving. You'll have to see it to believe it, as Jill Kasparie shows us!

Ferguson on edge as nation awaits grand jury ruling

Ferguson on edge as nation awaits grand jury ruling »Play Video
Artwork showing "hands up" on a wall in Ferguson, Mo.

Protesters gathered outside the Ferguson Police Department on Thursday just like they have most every night since Michael Brown was killed.

Three people were arrested as tensions, anticipation and crowds continue to grow ahead of what many believe will be a decision this weekend from the grand jury considering charges against police officer Darren Wilson.

Photos: Oregon 44, Colorado 10

Photos: Oregon 44, Colorado 10
Oregon's quarterback and leading Heisman candidate Marcus Mariota (#8), in what many believe will be his last appearance in Autzen Stadium, runs into the endzone for a score in the first quarter in the game against Colorado. Royce Freeman became the first true freshman for Oregon to rush for over 1,000 yards. Oregon led Colorado 30-3 at the half. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab.

Photos: Value Village celebrates 60 with two fashion shows

Photos: Value Village celebrates 60 with two fashion shows
Value Village is celebrating their 60th anniversary with a one day event, two fashion shows, and an Eco Fashion Week partnership. The two businesses have worked together before, but the two shows in Pioneer Square last night were their first in the U.S. The Thrift Chic Fashion Show looked back at the last 60 years of fashion, featuring stylists Fiona Siao, Marianne Hale and Benicia King. Each were given a $500 allowance to create 10 outfits using only Value Village finds. The 68 Pound Challenge Show is made up of literally - 68 pounds of recycled textiles that fashion designers Evan Ducharme and Tammy Joe worked into their pieces. (Image: Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Value Village is celebrating their 60th anniversary with a one day event, two fashion shows, and an Eco Fashion Week partnership. The two businesses have worked together before, but the two shows in Pioneer Square last night were their first in the U.S.