The idea of giving workers paid time off to care for a new baby or an elderly parent has long been a priority of the left. But now the idea is gaining traction with some Republicans in the Washington Legislature.
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Oregon has been granted a new waiver from the federal government to continue transforming its health care system.
OPB's "All Things Considered" host Kate Davidson is speaking with people in the news about pivotal experiences in their lives. Oregon's senior U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden shares the story of his brother's struggle with schizophrenia.
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Oregon’s Marine Mammal Institute is trying to introduce a new vehicle license plate — featuring whales.
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Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new kind of tracking device to gather information on whale behavior.
The state is warning people against giving kids lottery tickets as gifts this holiday season.
There's never a dull moment (or a dull year, for that matter) for "Oregon Art Beat," and 2016 didn't disappoint. It shaped up to be a treasure trove of the unexpected — as well as a dash of the beloved.