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A worker makes his way through rocks on the Historic Columbia River Highway June 5, east of Portland. State transportation spokesman Don Hamilton said about 1,000 cubic yards of rock and dirt fell Thursday morning, including what he described to The Oregonian as "one very large rock." He says the highway will remain closed Thursday and Friday and probably into the weekend.

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Landslide closes historic highway

PORTLAND (AP) — A landslide has closed part of the Historic Columbia River Highway east of Portland for a few days.


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