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Portland Plans To Subpoena Uber Over 'Greyball' Program

OPB | April 27, 2017

Portland Transportation Commissioner Dan Saltzman says he plans to ask the City Council to issue a subpoena to the ride hailing company Uber.

Sen. Jeff Merkley Launches Bill To Completely Phase-Out Fossil Fuels In US

OPB | April 27, 2017

Called the "100 by 50 Act," it aims to run 100 percent of the country on clean and renewable energy by 2050.

Trump Order Could Affect Hanford, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monuments

OPB | April 26, 2017

A presidential executive order could mean that national monuments are rescinded, resized or modified.

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Gov. Brown Signs Executive Order On Collective Bargaining

OPB | April 27, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed an executive order aimed at improving the way the state negotiates with its unionized workers.

Environment | Energy | Climate change

Climate Activists Tell PGE: Don’t Even Think About New Natural Gas Plants

OPB/EarthFix | April 26, 2017 1:02 p.m. | Portland

Environmental groups gathered outside the Portland General Electric headquarters in Portland Wednesday to protest the utility’s effort to permit two new natural gas power plants.

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High School Sports In Beaverton Face Gender Bias Questions

OPB | April 26, 2017 4:16 p.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

The Beaverton School District has agreed to work with state officials on an audit of its high school athletics programs. But some parents are pushing for faster action.

Election | Nation

Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

NPR | April 27, 2017 10:14 a.m.

Now that Donald Trump has dropped demands on border-wall funding and health care, negotiators on Capitol Hill look back on track to fund the government until they work out other sticking points.

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United Airlines Will Now Pay Voluntarily Bumped Passengers Up To $10,000

NPR | April 28, 2017 10:10 a.m.

United Airlines promises to cut down on overbooking and raise the maximum incentive for passengers to skip a flight to $10,000.


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