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What Will The Weather Be Like In Oregon During The Eclipse? A Forecast

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017

Relatively clear skies are in the forecast across Oregon Monday morning for the total solar eclipse event.

Evacuations Ordered As Chetco Bar Fire Threatens Homes

OPB | Aug. 20, 2017

Approximately 300 homes are under a level 3 evacuation notice as Gov. Kate Brown declares the Chetco Bar Fire a conflagration.

Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

NPR | Aug. 20, 2017

A group of alumni from one of the nation's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.

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Portland Eclipse-Chasers Share Tips For 1st-Timers

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 6:20 a.m. | Portland

From Bolivia to Zimbabwe, Portland couple Larry and Paulette Filz have traveled the world to see 10 total eclipses. Here they share tips for making the most of the Aug. 21 total eclipse. 

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Oregon Wildfire Causes Evacuations In Prime Eclipse Zone

AP | Aug. 18, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Portland

Residents of more than 400 homes in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon were ordered to evacuate Friday because of a rapidly growing wildfire that had already closed access to a portion of a wilderness area and a regional highway.

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As Chair Steps Down, Energy Council Grants Another Extension For Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 7:15 p.m.

For the seventh time, a decision on a controversial Vancouver oil terminal has been pushed back. The Washington state energy board now has until November 30 to make a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.

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US: 1 American Killed In Spain Vehicle Attacks

AP | Aug. 18, 2017 7:32 a.m.

The State Department says at least one American was killed and one was injured in the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain.


Protesters Strike A Confederate Monument In Southwest Washington

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 7:45 p.m. | Ridgefield, Washington

A Confederate monument in southwest Washington has been damaged. Vandals struck two stone markers near Ridgefield dedicated to Confederate leader Jefferson Davis

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A Guide To The Oregon Solar Eclipse 2017

Get ready, Oregon. A total eclipse on Aug. 21 is expected to bring upward of a million people to the state.

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