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'I Was So Broken': 14 Years In Oregon's Foster Care System

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 6:22 p.m.

An Oregon woman shares the story of her tormented path through the state's child welfare system.

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Hood To Coast Runners Told To 'Take It Easy' In The Heat

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 12:53 p.m. | Portland

Runners in the Hood To Coast relay race started at Timberline Lodge Friday morning. They’ve been told to take it easy because of high temperatures.

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DHS Report: Agency Needs To Address Abuse, Shortage Of Quality Homes

OPB | Aug. 25, 2016 3:47 p.m.

Oregon's foster care system is being pushed to its limits and failing to put in place remedies for ongoing problems.

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National Park Service Turns 100: Celebrate By Visiting A Park For Free

Northwest News Network | Aug. 24, 2016 4:30 p.m.

There will be free admission to all national parks from Thursday through Sunday to celebrate the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. President...

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Oregon Lawmakers Unveil New Way To Dispose Of Unwanted Drugs

OPB | Aug. 22, 2016 2:23 p.m. | Portland

Walgreens will have kiosks where people can drop off their unwanted drugs.

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City To Plot Improvements At Popular Washington Park

Portland Tribune | Aug. 18, 2016 8:38 a.m.

Portland Parks and Recreation is revisiting its 35-year-old Master Plan for one of its most visited and beloved parks.

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Hood To Coast Relay Will Avoid Springwater Corridor

OPB | Aug. 5, 2016 2:30 p.m. | Portland

The Hood to Coast relay race has changed its course to avoid the Springwater Corridor Trail and the hundreds of homeless people living along it.

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Becoming A Foster Parent In Oregon: A Long, Frustrating Process

OPB | Aug. 2, 2016 2:45 p.m. | Portland

Some potential foster parents say Oregon's application process is unnecessarily lengthy and frustrating.

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Report: Public Health System In Many Oregon Towns Is 'Minimal'

OPB | Aug. 2, 2016 10:15 a.m. | Portland

In a third of Oregon towns, public health is a part-time responsibility. How does that work?

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Thousands Flock To Northwest's Largest Powwow

Northwest News Network | July 25, 2016 5:15 p.m.

Over the weekend, hundreds of dancers joined traditional drummers at the Northwest's largest powwow in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.