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National & World Leftover beer grains fed to cows Leftover beer grains fed to cows(Video)
New federal regulations to make sure feed is safe for animals may have an unintended consequence. Beer brewers are objecting to a proposed federal rule that would make it harder for breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed instead of throwing them away. Don Ford shows us that involves cows ... and beer.

Sleeping co-trucker injured in crash near Willamette Pass

Sleeping co-trucker injured in crash near Willamette Pass
The truck crashed near Willamette Pass Ski Area just after 1 a.m. Thursday

A big rig hit a guardrail and overturned near Willamette Pass Ski area, seriously injuring the co-trucker as he slept in the sleeper berth.

Woman gets mail 45 years later

Woman gets mail 45 years later »Play Video
They don't call it snail mail for nothing. A New York woman finally receives mail that was long overdue. Hazel Sanchez has the story.

Father reunited with daughter's stolen ashes

Father reunited with daughter's stolen ashes »Play Video
A West Michigan father has been reunited with his daughter's missing cremains, after her urn was stolen from his home four weeks ago. Two boys found it in the snow along a road in Grand Rapids. But it took a TV news report to connect it to the father. As Ann Marie Laflamme reports, it's been an emotional rollercoaster for him.

'It was love for country that inspired these three Americans to put on the uniform and join the greatest army that the world has ever known'

'It was love for country that inspired these three Americans to put on the uniform and join the greatest army that the world has ever known' »Play Video

For the second time in 5 years, President Obama mourned with the Fort Hood community after a deadly on-base shooting.

The president and Mrs. Obama arrived Wednesday afternoon. Flags were lowered to half-staff at the massive army base in honor of the victims. 
    
The first couple met with the families of the three victims before the memorial ceremony began. 

Stabbing at high school resonates on local campuses

Stabbing at high school resonates on local campuses »Play Video
The scene in Pennsylvania on Wednesday morning after a student with two knives stabbed 2 dozen classmates

The stabbing attack at a Pennsylvania high school sent shockwaves through education circles across the country.

Any act of violence at a school, near or far, causes educators to review their policies just in case it happens here.

'We have the technology to help make our lives healthier and longer'

'We have the technology to help make our lives healthier and longer' »Play Video

Some of the most important decisions you make for your children has to do with their health.

How do you know you're making the right choices?

That question is going to be answered very differently in every family.

Watch Bump Watch #LiveOnKMTR Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m.

All in a Day's Drive: Folks stand by Brownsville

All in a Day's Drive: Folks stand by Brownsville »Play Video

It was the home of some of Oregon's first settlers and it was the setting for the movie "Stand By Me."

But people who still call Brownsville home say the town is always welcoming to visitors.

People who visit Brownsville may appreciate the rich history or the quiet streets.

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

'I have actually not seen student housing to this level yet'

'I have actually not seen student housing to this level yet' »Play Video
A rendering of the American Campus Communities development on Franklin, rain and all

Crews have been working since last December to make a new housing development at Franklin Boulevard come alive.

"They tore that all down and they started over with a brand new slate," said construction manager Clark Schaefer.

The 400,000 square foot development just down the street from the University of Oregon will offer 700 bedrooms in about 200 units, with student residents in mind.

"It's five stories," Schaefer said, "and it goes down to three stories so everyone can get a view of the river."

The finished complex will have a pool, restaurant and a parking garage.

Police: Teen goes on stabbing rampage at Pennsylvania high school

Police: Teen goes on stabbing rampage at Pennsylvania high school »Play Video

The morning calm at Franklin Regional High School outside Pittsburgh erupted into violence around 7:15 Wednesday morning just as students were arriving for class. 

A student being identified by police as 16-year-old Alex Hribal went on a rampage wielding two large knives, stabbing almost two dozen students.

"Upon arrival what I saw were multiple victims in the grass area on the exterior of the school," said Thomas Seefeld, Chief of Police in Murrysville, Penn. "Further checking the first floor hallway revealed multiple victims."