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Dinner At The Orchard? Oregon Bill Would Expand Cider Business Opportunities

Capital Press | April 28, 2017

Imitating rules established for wineries, Senate Bill 677 would permit cider businesses to produce and sell their beverages, serve food and conduct other agritourism activities on-site in farm zones.

Public Employees Rally At Oregon Capitol

OPB | April 28, 2017

One of the largest state workers unions rallied in front of the Oregon Capitol Friday.

Portland Plans To Subpoena Uber Over 'Greyball' Program

OPB | April 27, 2017

Portland Transportation Commissioner Dan Saltzman says he plans to ask the City Council to issue a subpoena to the ride hailing company Uber.

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'Salem, Doggone, We Did It.' Peter Courtney Visits New Bridge That Shares His Name

Statesman Journal | April 28, 2017 1:24 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Longtime Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney paid a visit to the new Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge this week.

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Trump Order Could Affect Hanford, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monuments

OPB | April 26, 2017 2:26 p.m.

A presidential executive order could mean that national monuments are rescinded, resized or modified.

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Sen. Jeff Merkley Launches Bill To Completely Phase-Out Fossil Fuels In US

OPB | April 27, 2017 8:45 a.m. | Portland

Called the "100 by 50 Act," it aims to run 100 percent of the country on clean and renewable energy by 2050.

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Gov. Brown Signs Executive Order On Collective Bargaining

OPB | April 27, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed an executive order aimed at improving the way the state negotiates with its unionized workers.

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High School Sports In Beaverton Face Gender Bias Questions

OPB | April 26, 2017 4:16 p.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

The Beaverton School District has agreed to work with state officials on an audit of its high school athletics programs. But some parents are pushing for faster action.


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