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Effort To Cap Campaign Contributions In Oregon Sputters


Oregonians won't be voting this fall on whether to limit campaign finance contributions in state and local races after the Secretary of State's office rejected wording on a proposed initiative.

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Would Privatizing TSA Speed Up Checkpoints?


Some experts say replacing the TSA with private airport security firms wouldn't solve the problems causing long wait times and would do little to help this summer's busy travel season.

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Portland Maps Risky Spots To Be During An Earthquake


The city of Portland has released a new map showing the most dangerous places to be during an earthquake.  

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Portland Finds Lead In Water At 2 Schools


Portland Public Schools found elevated lead in several water fixtures at two school buildings: Rose City Park in Northeast Portland and Creston in Southeast. More tests are planned.

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Under Proposed Rules, Schools Could Pay For Opt-Outs


Proposed new rules from the federal education department lay out specific sanctions against schools that don’t have enough students taking standardized tests.

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