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Portland Steps In To Save Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park From Redevelopment

OPB | Dec. 04, 2016

The Portland Housing Bureau has provided a $1.3 million loan to help preserve a Northeast Portland mobile home park, the Oak Leaf, that was threatened by redevelopment.

Portland Water Bureau Takes Immediate Steps To Reduce Lead In Drinking Water

OPB | Dec. 03, 2016

The Portland Water Bureau is taking immediate steps to reduce the amount of lead in the water at taps across the Portland metro area.

Oregon Releases Plan To Confront 'Chronic Absenteeism' In School

OPB | Dec. 02, 2016

The underlying problem seems obvious: kids don't learn if they're not coming to school. A new  “Chronic Absenteeism Report” responds to a law Oregon passed earlier this year.

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Lillard, McCollum Come Through Late As Blazers Defeat Heat 99-92

AP | Dec. 4, 2016 8:27 a.m. | Portland

Damian Lillard scored 19 points and CJ McCollum had 17, including a pair of late baskets, to rally the Portland Trail Blazers to a 99-92 victory over the Heat on Saturday night.

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24 Dead In Oakland Warehouse Fire, More Expected

AP | Dec. 4, 2016 8:19 a.m. | Oakland, California

Officials in Oakland, California, say the death toll has risen to 24 from a fire that ripped through a converted warehouse.

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Study: Disparities In Health Care For Latinas Battling Breast Cancer

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 5:45 p.m.

A recent study at Oregon State University suggests that recovering Latina breast cancer patients are less likely to follow through with continuing care after being diagnosed.

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Mosier Oil Train Derailment Costs Near $9 Million

The Columbian | Dec. 3, 2016 10:59 a.m.

By most accounts, the region narrowly avoided catastrophe that June afternoon. And although the numbers will likely increase, Union Pacific is expected to foot the bill.

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Buses Return To Sellwood Bridge In Portland After 12 Years

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 3 p.m. | Portland

TriMet buses will start crossing the Sellwood Bridge Monday — after a 12-year absence.


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