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March 3, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Rescuers extricate worker after trench collapses near Portland

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A trench for sewer workers collapsed Monday in suburban Portland, and one was buried to his waist in the 15-foot hole. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue said the worker was removed from the hole in the afternoon after spending more than three hours in the dirt and mud. The man was alert during…

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