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Once a week, 12-year-old Becca Mann visits Mercy Me Ranch in Veneta to ride horses like Juliette.

"Riding the horses, it helps me because like it like distracts my mind from losing my dad," she said.

Becca's dad Erik died last December from an aggressive form of cancer.

A tragic loss is something Becca and Lori Thomas have in common.

"Losing my dad at 13, I didn't really have anyone come alongside me that could identify with my loss and it was a very lonely journey for me," Lori said.

Now Lori and her husband Stan are working through the grief of losing their youngest daughter Aimee in a car crash last year.

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National & World OK-Go's new music video goes viral (New) OK-Go's new music video goes viral (Video)
A new music video by the American band 'OK Go' has gone viral. The band is famous for their videos with optical illusions and domino-effects. Their new video is shot in one take, using a specialized drone and a Segway-like vehicle. CNN's Will Ripley got a closer look at its creative process.

Watch Oregon's Great Pot Debate

Watch Oregon's Great Pot Debate »Play Video
Click the "Play Video" above to watch the debate.

KATU and Portland State University hosted an at times raucous town hall on Measure 91 on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The measure would legalize and regulate marijuana in the state of Oregon. Voters will decide the measure Nov. 4.

$2 million supercar comes to the U.S.

$2 million supercar comes to the U.S. »Play Video
There's a new Italian sports car coming to America, but you won't be able to drive this super-car, unless you've got two-million bucks lying around. Peter Valdes de Pena takes us for a test drive.

UO Senate Task Force issues recommendations to address sexual violence and survivor support on campus

UO Senate Task Force issues recommendations to address sexual violence and survivor support on campus »Play Video

The University of Oregon Senate Task Force addressing sexual violence and survivor support on campus held a meeting Wednesday to give it's final set of recommendations to university officials.

Over the next two weeks the task force will host discussions for student and public feedback.

Task force co-chair Carol Stabile went through a list of over 20 recommendations split into three categories - critical policy change, prevention and education, and administrative changes.

Soldier, gunman dead after shooting at Canadian Parliament

Soldier, gunman dead after shooting at Canadian Parliament

A Canadian soldier was shot and at least one gunman is confirmed dead after a shooting at the Parliament Building in Ottawa. 

The attack began when the soldier was shot and killed while guarding a nearby war memorial. Witnesses said the gunman had long hair and his face covered.

Officials reported that the gunman was shot dead by Parliament Sergeant At Arms Kevin Vickers and police fanned out to figure out how many more shooters might be part of the attack.

Florence man found dead, pickup in water; bridge closed until Friday

Florence man found dead, pickup in water; bridge closed until Friday

The Coast Guard located the body of a Florence man in the water 4 miles from his pickup submerged beneath the McCullough Bridge on Wednesday evening.