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Michael Flynn To Take The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate Panel

NPR | May 22, 2017

The fired national security adviser is refusing to turn over documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating possible ties between 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.

What The Northwest Could Learn From Japan's Eco-Friendly 'Smart Homes'

OPB/EarthFix | May 22, 2017

Japan's "smart homes" combine solar panels, electric cars and batteries not only to save energy but also to supply their own power when disaster strikes.

California Native Finds Her Racial Identity Changes In Ultra-White Oregon

OPB | May 22, 2017

OPB is asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their lives. In the next installment, a California native whose sense of racial identity changes depending on where she lives.

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4 Challengers Emerge Against Oregon's Rep. Greg Walden

AP | May 19, 2017 2:15 p.m.

Four Oregon Democrats are eyeing Rep. Greg Walden's seat in Congress.  

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Health Group Prescribes Healthy Food To Heal Persistent Wounds

OPB | May 22, 2017 midnight | Portland

CareOregon is trying a new way of treating people with wounds that refuse to heal — prescribing healthy food.

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Oregon Is Sitting On $3.3 Billion In Bad Debt

Statesman Journal | May 21, 2017 9:06 a.m.

Lawmakers can’t fully trust the numbers they get from the Oregon Department of Revenue — which collects more than $8 billion a year in taxes — because repeated audits uncovered “significant” and “material weakness” in the agency’s accounting system.

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Oregon DHS Director Of Child Welfare Resigns

OPB | May 19, 2017 2:07 p.m. | Portland, OR

Oregon’s Department of Human Services has confirmed its director of child welfare has resigned.

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Playwright's Estate Tells Portland Producer He Can't Cast Black Actor

OPB | May 19, 2017 2:29 p.m. | Portland

Portland producer runs afoul of the estate of Playwright Edward Albee over race and artists’ rights.


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Broken Treaties: The History Of Oregon’s Native Population

The history of the native people of Oregon and how they went from possessing 100 percent of the state’s land to nearly none of it.  

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