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As Hate Incidents Grow, More States Require Schools To Teach The Holocaust
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A survey last year showed that two-thirds of millennials in the U.S. were not familiar with Auschwitz.
Oregon Sen. Brian Boquist Could Be Banned From Capitol After Threats
By Andrew Selsky, AP
An Oregon Senate committee is considering punishing the senator after he threatened state police and a colleague with violence over a climate change bill.
Oregon Just Passed The Best Family Leave Law In The U.S.
The state’s benefits are extraordinary, particularly for low-wage workers.
Oregon Republican Senators End Walkout After Killing Carbon Bill
By Andrew Selsky and Sarah Zimmerman, AP
After disappearing for nine days, Oregon's Republican state senators returned to work.
Oregon GOP Senators Return To Capitol After Dems Agree To Kill Climate Bill
Republican senators fled the state last week to prevent Democrats from voting on an expansive cap-and-trade bill to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
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Oregon GOP Senators Disavow Militia Group Amid Standoff With Governor
The lawmakers haven't accepted a militia's offer of defense from state troopers sent to look for them. But the specter of violence remains.
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Where's Waldo? Oregon On The Lookout For AWOL Republican Politicians
The GOP lawmakers are on the lam to sabotage a vote on a historic bill to combat climate change.
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Oregon Paramilitary Group Pledges To Defend GOP Climate Bill Opponents In Hiding
The Three Percenters have vowed to do "whatever it takes to keep these Senators safe," even as Oregon state troopers seek to retrieve them.
Fight Over Oregon Climate Change Bill Erupts In Chaos After GOP Walks Out
Gov. Kate Brown (D) authorized the Oregon State Police to retrieve Republican lawmakers after they walked out to avoid voting on a climate bill.
Young Black Bear Euthanized After Tourists Fed, Took Selfies With It
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said the bear had become too comfortable around humans to safely relocate.
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Supreme Court Declines To Weigh In On New LGBTQ Wedding Cake Case
By Mark Sherman, AP
The justices sent the case back to a lower court “for further consideration in light of Masterpiece Cakeshop," a similar case last year.
Oregon May Allow Victims Of Racist 911 Calls To Sue
The state is attempting to curb racially fraught incidents by making it a crime to call the police on someone with the intent to discriminate.
Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bill To Grant Electoral Votes To Popular Vote Winner
Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has indicated she will sign the legislation.
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Man Stole Daughter's Girl Scout Cookie Money For Erotic Massage
The Oregon dad admitted staging a home invasion robbery to cover up his $740 theft.
Oregon Democrats Abandon Vaccine, Gun Bills In Concession To Republicans
Senate Democrats made the deal to bring Republicans — who had walked out over a different bill — back to work.
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Unvaccinated Child Developed Oregon's First Pediatric Tetanus Case In 30 Years: CDC Report
The 6-year-old was taken to a hospital in 2017 exhibiting muscle spasms and difficulty breathing.
Oregon Is Set To Become The First State With Statewide Rent Control
The bill, expected to be signed into law this week, would limit rent increases and require reasons for some evictions.
Amtrak Train With Nearly 200 Aboard Stranded In Oregon For Over 36 Hours
Amtrak Coast Starlight Train 11 headed back to Eugene on Tuesday morning after a fallen tree had shut down service since 6 p.m. Sunday.
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Snowstorm Buries Pacific Northwest, With More On The Way
By Gene Johnson, AP
Good for sledding, bad for driving.
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How States Are Training Professionals To Recognize Suicide Warning Signs
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More than 47,000 Americans died by suicide last year, a 4 percent increase over 2016.
Oregon 'Sanctuary State' Policy Survives As Voters Reject Fearmongering
A majority of midterm voters supported keeping the state's decades-old policy preventing local police from making immigration arrests.
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Oregon Voters Reject Anti-Abortion Constitutional Amendment
Measure 106 would have banned state funds from being used for most abortions in a state with largely progressive policies on reproductive rights.
Blue Wave Or Not, The Nation's Most Progressive Governor Is In Trouble
Oregon's Kate Brown has been one of Trump's strongest opponents. The GOP is spending big to unseat her.
Oregon Witches Trade Brooms For Paddles
The sight left some spectators spellbound.
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Soda Companies Are Waging A Cynical War On 'Grocery Taxes'
Corporate-backed campaigns to ban sugary beverage taxes are misleading voters.
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Oregon Man Surprises Authorities With Indiana Jones-Style Booby Traps
Gregory Lee Rodvelt is accused of assaulting an FBI agent with a wheelchair rigged with a shotgun shell.
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