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Police: Woman jumps onto thief's car as he drives off, gets purse back

Police: Woman jumps onto thief's car as he drives off, gets purse back »Play Video
Tammy Elliot describes how she hung onto a car's windshield wipers Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 as a robbery suspect drove away with her purse he had stolen inside a Northeast Portland Fred Meyer.

A woman clung to the hood of a purse thief’s car Friday morning as he drove through the parking lot of a Northeast Portland Fred Meyer store, police officials said.

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire »Play Video
Gov. John Kitzhaber tours the Springfield Plywood mill site in Springfield. A fire destroyed the mill in July 2014.

The State of Oregon has offered Swanson Group a $400,000 loan to help rebuild the Springfield Plywood mill.

The loan is forgiveable if the mill meets specific job creation goals.

Seahawks look to trademark the number '12',' word 'boom'

Seahawks look to trademark the number '12',' word 'boom' »Play Video
Seahawks' legends Cortez Kennedy along with the Space Needle and Seattle Seahawks climbed atop the Space Needle to raise the 12th Man Flag in anticipation of Saturday's playoff showdown with the New Orleans Saints. January 10th 2014. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)
Playing aggressively is one of the many talents that propelled the Seahawks to a second straight Super Bowl, but some fans are questioning whether it's fair to be so aggressive when it comes to trademarking the team's image.

Lower fuel prices save local governments money

Lower fuel prices save local governments money »Play Video
How low will it go?

The decline in the price of oil benefits large public consumers of gasoline, like school bus companies, transit districts and law enforcement agencies. But in counties that produce oil, the plunge in price is taking tax revenue down with it.