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Hundreds March In Northeast Portland Rally To Protest Rent Hikes

OPB | Feb. 25, 2017

Hundreds of tenants and renters' rights advocates gathered outside the Normandy Apartment building in Northeast Portland Saturday to protest a rent increase slated to go into effect on April 1.

Trump's Billionaire Pick For Commerce, Oceans Chief Is Keeping His Oil Tankers

KUOW | Feb. 24, 2017

Billionaire Wilbur Ross is President Trump's nominee for secretary of commerce, which oversees ocean policies. Ross also owns oil tankers, which has critics worried about a conflict of interest.

Defense To Call Occupation Leader Ammon Bundy As 1st Witness

OPB | Feb. 24, 2017

While the judge has barred the defense from talking about the acquittals in the first trial while in the jury's presence, it’s possible Bundy could bring it up during his testimony.

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Kuwait Celebration At Trump Hotel Raises Conflict Of Interest Questions

NPR | Feb. 25, 2017 9:03 p.m.

Kuwait is celebrating its national day at the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The ambassador rejects suggestions that Kuwait is trying to curry favor with President Trump.

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Oregon’s Top PERS Recipient Under Investigation In Washington

The Register-Guard | Feb. 24, 2017 7:54 a.m.

Dr. Johnny Delashaw, ­Oregon’s top public pension recipient, is in hot water at his current job as a high-ranking neurosurgeon at a Seattle hospital.

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Oregon Cites Harmful Effects Of Travel Ban; Goes To Court

AP | Feb. 23, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

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.

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White House Asked FBI To Publicly Refute Reports Trump Associates Had Russia Contacts

NPR | Feb. 24, 2017 8:40 a.m.

Director James Comey refused to publicly respond to the media reports even as he dismissed them privately, a senior administration official says. The official says the FBI initiated the discussion.

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

OPB | Feb. 23, 2017 12:30 p.m.

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.


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