What in the World: Oregon gas prices climb, gray wolves may no longer be protected, and champagne could prevent brain disease


Oregon gas prices climbed 11.1 cents over the last week making the average price per gallon $2.39 in the state. The national average is around $2.22 per gallon. (KTVZ.com)

Oregon wildlife officials are recommending removing the gray wolf from the state’s protected animals list. There are 81 adult gray wolves in the state and environmentalist warn that number won’t create a sustainable population if removed from the list. (klcc.org)

Break out the champagne glasses and drink up because science says so. Having three glasses of champagne per week can help prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia and possibly increase spatial memory. The magic is in the Pinot meunier and Pinot noir grapes—which contain a compound that can prevent brain diseases. (details.com)  

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