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Oregon Cites Harmful Effects Of Travel Ban; Goes To Court

AP | Feb. 23, 2017

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum emphasized ways in which Oregon is reliant on immigrants as she sought to join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's immigration ban.

In Walden's Absence, Constituents In Bend Hold Rogue Town Halls

OPB | Feb. 23, 2017

The congressman holds meetings in Deschutes County every year, but some Bend residents are upset that he hasn’t held one in their community since 2013.

Land Conveyance Saves Public Access At Eagle Cap Wilderness

East Oregonian | Feb. 23, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has purchased the largest private inholding in the Eagle Cap Wilderness and conveyed the land back to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider 'Predictive Scheduling' Bill

OPB | Feb. 23, 2017 3:16 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers are considering a measure that would give hourly employees more certainty in their work schedules.

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Oregon Astronomer Plans To Check Out New Star With 7 Exoplanets

OPB | Feb. 23, 2017 11:14 a.m. | Portland

A new star with seven planets is right at the edge of what the moderately sized telescope at the Pine Mountain observatory in Central Oregon, can detect.

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No Voter Fraud In Oregon, Says Secretary Of State

OPB | Feb. 22, 2017 12:02 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's new secretary of state, Dennis Richardson, says vote-by-mail and Motor Voter help prevent fraud.

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Activists Bring Portland City Council Meeting To A Halt

AP | Feb. 22, 2017 11:19 a.m. | Portland

Protesters demanding the resignation of Mayor Ted Wheeler shut down a Portland City Council meeting.

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As OPB Opposes Subpoena, Media Lawyer Explains Why Journalists Fight Testifying

OPB | Feb. 22, 2017 1:43 p.m. | Portland

We talked to a lawyer with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press about the subpoena of a former OPB reporter in the second Malheur refuge trial.


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