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Jury Selection Gets Underway In 2nd Malheur Refuge Trial

OPB | Feb. 14, 2017 12:29 p.m. | Portland

Jury selection in the second trial of those who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016 is underway at the federal courthouse in downtown Portland.

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Portland Landlord Could Pay More Than $100K To Relocate Tenants

OPB | Feb. 7, 2017 5:41 p.m.

More than 70 tenants evicted from a historic building in Northwest Portland could be among the first in the city to receive relocation aid.

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Condor Reintroduction In The Northwest Will Put The Scavengers In Lead’s Way

OPB/EarthFix | Feb. 3, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon has few restrictions on the use of lead hunting ammunition. That means a plan to reintroduce California condors here could be setting the birds up for disaster. 

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Eugene Civic Alliance Sues Insurance Company For $325,000 Over Civic Stadium Fire

The Register-Guard | Feb. 3, 2017 8:39 a.m.

The Eugene Civic Alliance filed suit Tuesday against its insurance carrier for more than $325,000 the organization says it’s owed following the burning of Civic Stadium.

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Storm Causes Treacherous Roads In Portland, Columbia Gorge

AP | Feb. 3, 2017 8:05 a.m.

Freezing rain has caused many crashes in the Portland area, including a big wreck on Interstate 5 that took hours to untangle and an accident on Interstate 84 that sent a semi down an embankment.

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Portland Promises More Plows, Salt For Next Winter Storm

Portland Tribune | Feb. 1, 2017 1:55 p.m.

Portland officials announced a new plan for winter weather in the city, calling for more plows, more salt and more streets cleared.

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A Portland Refugee Worries: Will Her Parents Make It Home?

OPB | Jan. 29, 2017 7:10 p.m.

Noor Hilmi's family fled Iraq after her brother was kidnapped. Now they're refugees in Portland. They're also one of many families thrust into confusion by President Trump's travel ban.

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OPB Politics Now: Upcoming Legislative Session And A $2 Billion Budget Gap

OPB | Jan. 26, 2017 10:42 a.m.

Lawmakers have to close a nearly $2 billion budget gap, and that’s before any laws are made.

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In Wake Of Trump's Executive Order, Oregon Governor Says State Will Protect 'Everyone'

OPB | Jan. 26, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says it's not clear what effect President Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities will have on state government.

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Portland Commissioner Proposes Landlords Pay To Move Evicted Tenants

OPB | Jan. 24, 2017 4:16 p.m. | Portland

Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly and Mayor Ted Wheeler have proposed an ordinance that would require landlords to pay to relocate tenants when they face a no-cause eviction.