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Multnomah County Court Sends Out Large Number Of Jury Summonses

OPB | May 19, 2016 11:37 a.m. | Portland

Several Multnomah County residents may have been surprised this month to find out they received the same jury summons as their neighbors.

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Oregon Hospitals To Provide Costs For Procedures

OPB | May 19, 2016 10:19 a.m. | Portland

Oregon hospitals have joined together to say they’ll provide patients with an estimate for services within three business days.

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Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick Is Headed For A Runoff

OPB | May 17, 2016 10:20 p.m. | Portland

Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick is headed to a runoff in November for a city council seat.

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High Blood Sugar And Weight Gain In Pregnancy Can Imprint Obesity On Children

OPB | May 6, 2016 9:24 a.m. | Portland

Mothers who gain too much weight or who have high blood sugar during pregnancy are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study by Kaiser Permanente.

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Some Oregonians Shrug At New FDA E-Cigarette Rules

OPB | May 5, 2016 6:30 p.m. | Portland

A Food and Drug Administration announcement assuming regulatory authority over e-cigarettes has been met with a shrug in Oregon. Some local authorities have already taken action.

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Oregon Senator Launches Effort To Expand Vote-By-Mail

OPB | April 28, 2016 11:35 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has launched a new campaign to expand Oregon-style vote-by-mail nationwide.

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Portland Commissioner Steve Novick Makes Gas Tax A Key Part Of His Race

OPB | April 27, 2016 1:43 p.m. | Portland

The proposed Portland gas tax is the brainchild of  Commissioner Steve Novick. He's tied himself closely to the tax, which isn’t something politicians up for reelection usually do.

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Oregon Researchers Frustrated By Federal Genetic Testing Block

OPB | April 22, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Portland

Congressional efforts to block research on the genes of human embryos continues. Researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences University find that particularly frustrating.

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Home Daycare Provider Pleads Guilty In $250,000 Fraud Case

Northwest News Network | April 21, 2016 5:21 p.m.

A Washington daycare provider has pleaded guilty to defrauding the Working Connections Child Care program to the tune of $250,000.

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The Envelope, Please: DNA And Surrogacy

OPB | April 20, 2016 12:30 p.m. | Portland

Oregon has become a destination for people looking for in vitro fertilization and a surrogate to carry a child. On the journey, however, these parents walk a tightrope of laws and social expectations, as one situation in Israel shows.