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Oregon Students Still Missing A Lot Of School, 10 Months Into Absence Plan

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017

Oregon launched its statewide chronic absenteeism plan last December. Ten months later, the problem is worse.

Portland’s Hollywood Theatre Succeeds In Fundraising To Buy Movie Madness

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017

The beloved Portland video store is going to get a sequel as a nonprofit, thanks to a $250,000 Kickstarter campaign.

Federal Government Approves Health Insurance Waiver For Oregon

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017

The federal government has approved a key waiver that will allow Oregon to proceed with a program designed to blunt the cost of health insurance plans purchased on the individual market.

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Investigation Clears 3 Multnomah County Deputies Who Tipped Off ICE Agents

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 4:30 p.m.

Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese has determined that the three deputies did not intentionally violate county policy or state law when they helped federal officials.

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Teenage Suspect Charged As Juvenile In Eagle Creek Fire

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 noon

A 15-year-old boy from Vancouver, Washington, is facing misdemeanor charges for starting the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge.

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Officials To Review Oregon ICE Arrest After Alleged Trespassing By Agents

OPB | Oct. 20, 2017 11:15 a.m.

Federal officials say they’re reviewing the arrest of a man by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Oregon this week.

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Portland, Major League Baseball Renew Flirtation

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Portland

A proposal first reported by Baseball America includes expanding the league by two teams, including one in Portland.

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Anti-Soda Tax Coalition Starts Campaign In Multnomah County

OPB | Oct. 19, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Opponents of a soda tax measure that could be up for a vote in Multnomah County next year kicked off their campaign.

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