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Traffic still moving as solar eclipse approaches

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Traffic is still moving relatively well in Oregon a day before the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States since 1918.The eclipse is expected to draw up to a million people and clog roadways in Oregon - where the moon's shadow will first make landfall. Crowds already have begun filling campgrounds and hotels for hundreds of miles.

After months of hype, Northwest braces for solar eclipse

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - After months of hype, it's almost here.The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States since 1918 is expected to draw up to a million people to Oregon, where the moon's shadow will first make landfall. Crowds have already begun clogging roadways, campgrounds and hotels for hundreds of miles, and a wildfire has forced evacuations in prime viewing areas.