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The View From The Northeast Corridor: Deep Divisions Ahead Of 2016 Election

NPR | June 26, 2016

Despite a history of Democratic electoral solidarity, a trip through the Northeast finds Republicans hoping to make inroads in November and Democrats pushing for the voting power of immigrants.

Trial-Like Review Starts Monday For Proposed Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | June 26, 2016

Washington state begins its public review Monday of what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal in the country, slated to be built at the Port of Vancouver.

Make Britain Great Again? Donald Trump's Remarkable Reaction To 'Brexit'

NPR | June 25, 2016

In Scotland, which voted against leaving the European Union, Donald Trump praised the vote to leave. He predicted it's a sign of a populist revolution to come across Europe — and the United States.

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Brexit Created Many Losers, But Some Winners Too. Which Are You?

NPR | June 24, 2016 3:51 p.m.

Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like home buyers seeking low-interest loans.

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So Just How Does The U.K. Divorce The EU?

NPR | June 24, 2016 11:11 a.m.

On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.

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What Does Brexit Mean For Oregon?

OPB | June 24, 2016 9:31 a.m. | Portland

As the United Kingdom decides to leave the European Union, the question in Oregon is: What does it mean for the state?

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What Is A Nudge?

NPR | June 24, 2016 9:07 a.m.

How can a simple adjustment - a nudge - change our behavior for the better? Professor Richard Thaler says his "nudge theory" can make it easier for people to save money, eat healthily and more.

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Britain's EU Exit: What Comes Next?

NPR | June 24, 2016 8:05 a.m.

Britain will be getting a new prime minister soon and that leader will have to negotiate the country's exit from the EU, a process that could take up to two years.

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Labor And Business Can Agree On This: Congress Should Act On Immigration

NPR | June 23, 2016 4:22 p.m.

Unions and employers both called for congressional action after the Supreme Court blocked White House plans to defer some deportations.

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This Startup Wants You To Have Your Disposable Spoon And Eat It, Too

NPR | June 23, 2016 3:58 p.m.

An Indian startup sells edible spoons that taste just like crackers, made out of millet, rice and wheat. The company's founder says it's a fun way to encourage people to reduce their plastic waste.

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Oregon Recreational Marijuana Sales Continue To Exceed Expectations

The Register-Guard | June 23, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Nearly $60 million worth of recreational marijuana was sold in Oregon during the first five months of taxed sales, according to estimated figures released Wednesday by the state.

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It's Decision Time In The U.K.: Voters To Settle 'Brexit' Question

NPR | June 23, 2016 8:56 a.m.

Should they stay or should they go? The United Kingdom votes today on whether to remain in the European Union. Votes are counted by hand, and the result likely won't be known until Friday morning.

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New Report: Union Pacific Failed To Maintain Track, Resulting In Oil Train Derailment

OPB | June 23, 2016 8 a.m.

The Federal Railroad Administration said Union Pacific’s failure to maintain its track and equipment caused this month’s oil train derailment in the Columbia River Gorge.