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The number of refugees from the Syrian civil war surpassed 3 million, the United Nations said. Almost half of all Syrians have been forced out of their homes.
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Last year, Liz Vice sang lead vocals on a gospel album that has generated quite a stir in the Portland music scene. Watch her perform "Empty Me Out" from the Bungalo 9 recording studio in Southeast Portland.
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This November’s election will decide who controls the Washington state Senate. Both sides are pouring unlimited contributions into political action committees controlled by the legislative caucuses.
Juliet Zulu, a Portland creative agency, is creating a series of pro bono films featuring members of the community such as beekeepers, tree workers and ex-military bike riders. Find out more about the places and people that inspire their films.
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The Oregon spotted frog will now receive protection under the Endangered Species Act. The small frog was once abundant in the Northwest.