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US, Europe Impose Tough New Sanctions On Russia

President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions in the latest move by the U.S. to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.

Photo: Nick Roberts / OPB

Recent Graduates Exhibit Work At Blackfish Gallery

Want to get a taste for what some of this year’s top art school graduates are creating? Head to Portland’s Blackfish Gallery and explore the 19th annual Recent Graduates exhibition.

Photo: AP, Brennan Linsley

'Love And Drowning' In The U.S. Virgin Islands

In the Land of Love and Drowning, the Virgin Islands make for a magical setting as three generations of one family move through the history of the territory, as it passes from Danish to U.S. hands.

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Arts & Life

Oregon Historical Photo: Salmon Wheel Boat on the Columbia River, 1883

Fish wheels on the Columbia River allowed huge numbers of salmon to be collected, canned and sold as cheap, nutritious food. But over a half-century, these technologies decimated the salmon population and contributed to the decline of native communities and culture.

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Saintseneca: Tiny Desk Concert

Sex And The Single Churl: Another 'Bachelorette' Finale Gets Weird

'Ride Around Shining' Reimagines Gatsby's Nouveau-Riche Excess

Chronixx: 'I'm Not A Perfectionist With Music'

East Nashville Rocks

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Environment

Should A Controversial Oregon Timber Harvest Become Regional Model?

The Bureau of Land Management says the Buck Rising timber harvest in Southern Oregon balances healthy forests and a healthy timber economy. Conservation groups say the environmental protections aren’t strong enough.

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Health Officials Plan Next Steps In Birth Defect Investigation

New Bill Pushes For $50 Million To Restore Columbia River

Oregon Oil Train Safety Report Calls For More Rail Inspectors, Fees

Study: Coal Project Would Help One Puget Sound County But Others Would Pay

Seattle Considers Fining Residents For Failing To Compost

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