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Oregon's State Tests, Explained By 3rd-Graders


OPB has been following students in the Class of 2025 since they were kindergarteners. Now they're in third grade and that means taking state tests for the first time.

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U.S.-Backed Forces Launch 2 Major Offensives Against IS


The coalition has attacked IS positions in two areas of strategic importance: Fallujah, Iraq, and an area north of Raqqa, the group's de facto capital in Syria.

Photo: AFP/Getty Images, Ahmad al-Rubaye

Bundy Considering Lawsuit Against Multnomah County


In court documents released Tuesday, the leaders of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation give a list of conditions at the jail they said are violating their constitutional rights.

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6-Year-Old Out Of Spelling Bee But Still A W-I-N-N-E-R


Akash Vukoti was the youngest contestant in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee. He didn't go all the way this time, but we've got our eye on him.

Photo: Getty Images, Alex Wong

Efforts To Ban Oil Projects In Vancouver Move Forward


The city of Vancouver’s planning commission voted Tuesday to prohibit future crude oil storage facilities.

Photo: Elaine Thompson/AP

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