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local | Environment | Climate change | NewsMarch 15, 2016 4:03 p.m.
A study of tree moss in Portland revealed high levels of arsenic, cadmium, nickel and lead in the air surrounding a pair of Portland glass companies. The revelation showed holes in the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's testing procedures and regulations. Now a push is one by state and local officials to fix the pollution problem and tighten regulations.
local | Technology | NewsMarch 28, 2013 11:57 p.m.
The Oregon Legislature is looking at proposals to regulate the use of drones in the state. OPB's Think Out Loud travelled to Salem Thursday, to speak with those working on legislation about the use of the unmanned aircraft.
A nationwide investigation into abandoned metal factories has spurred regulators in Oregon to act.
Health | local | Vital SignsOct. 10, 2012 7:26 p.m.
Oregon officials say the 800 pharmacies in the state are safe and sufficiently regulated. This follows news that 12 Americans have died from an outbreak of fungal meningitis.
A national survey says six out of 10 teachers regularly see hungry students.
The Blazers close out their regular season Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets, seeking their 44th win in a year of squashing low expectations.
Agriculture | Land | NewsDec. 30, 2015 10:30 p.m.
The plan for marijuana cultivation on the reservation is underway. The tribes aim to have the first marijuana for sale January 2017.