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Cougar caught in Portland home

Cougar caught in Portland home

A cougar was captured by crew in the backyard of an East Portland home after it was habituated to the city.

A biologist from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife decided to euthanize the cougar. ODFW spokeswoman Meg Kenagy said that the decision to euthanize was made in order to ensure public safety.

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Nova Star Cruises seeks $5 million funding to comply with regulations

Nova Star Cruises seeks $5 million funding to comply with regulations

Nova Star Cruises Ltd, which operates Nova Scotia cruise ferry service, has said that it is working with the state of Maine to secure a $5 million operating line of credit.

The government of Nova Scotia, Canada has invested in the new Portland-to-Yarmouth, which is expected to boost business in the region. Under regulatory requirements, the company is required to secure funding to deal with cash flow issues.

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