Markets Insider reports Oregon utility company Portland General Electric fell 16% on Thursday.
Investors fled after the company acknowledged unconfirmed reports that some of its electrical equipment may have contributed to the Santiam fire.
The Santiam wildfire is just one hour southeast of Portland.
It's spread to 159,000 acres and forced thousands of residents to evacuate their homes.
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A white man is accused of killing Aidan Ellison who was playing loud music in a motel parking lot on November 23.
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The sea mammals vanished from Oregon’s coast long ago, but a technique from human archaeology offers a clue to restoring them.
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If a decision from April is made retroactive, thousands of inmates in Louisiana, Oregon and Puerto Rico may be entitled to new trials.
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Robert Paul Keegan was arrested on a murder charge after Aidan Ellison was found fatally shot in the parking lot of an Oregon hotel on Nov. 23.
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