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Local & Regional Chile lifts tsunami warning after quake kills 6 Chile lifts tsunami warning after quake kills 6
A powerful magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off northern Chile on Tuesday night, setting off a small tsunami that forced evacuations along the country's entire Pacific coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks, the interior minister said, but Chile apparently escaped major damage or serious casualties.
Local & Regional Oregon campaign wants quick answer on gay marriage Oregon campaign wants quick answer on gay marriage(Video)
Sponsors of a ballot measure to legalize gay marriage in Oregon asked a federal judge Tuesday to make a speedy ruling in a case that challenges the state's ban on same-sex weddings. At the same time, top Oregon employers such as Nike and Intel threw their support behind ending the restrictions.