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Oregon Bill Would Suspend Driver's Licenses Of People Who Solicit Prostitutes

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017

People convicted of paying for sex in Oregon would have their driver's licenses suspended for six months.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Rolls Out More Gun Control Bills

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017

Another gun control debate is brewing in the Oregon Legislature. This year's high-profile gun legislation would attempt to close what supporters of the measure call two loopholes.

Prosecutors Show Signs Of Lessons Learned From 1st Malheur Trial

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017

Opening statements got underway Tuesday for the trial of the second group of defendants charged in connection with the 2016 armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider An Impeachment Process

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 4:13 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Some Oregon lawmakers are trying once again to establish a way to impeach statewide elected officials, including the governor.

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2nd Malheur Trial Offers Hope For Some Harney County Residents

OPB | Feb. 20, 2017 2:02 p.m.

In Harney County, some residents hope this next trial offers a second shot at justice for their community. 

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Deadline To Leave DAPL Protest Camp Won't Be Extended

AP | Feb. 21, 2017 10:17 a.m. | Bismarck, North Dakota

The Army Corps of Engineers said it won't extend a Wednesday deadline for Dakota Access oil pipeline opponents to vacate their encampment on federal land in North Dakota.

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Gov. Brown Working To Secure Health Insurance For All Oregon Kids

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 11:02 a.m. | Portland

As the Trump Administration works to repeal the Affordable Care Act, in Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown is trying to expand health care to all children.

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Oregon’s Bottle Deposit To Double In April

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 1 p.m. | Portland

To encourage recycling, the deposit Oregonians pay on bottles is about to go up.


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An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Ongoing coverage of the federal case against the people involved in the 41-day armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and how life has changed in Harney County, Oregon.