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Herbert And Carrington Shine In Oregon's Spring Game

AP | April 30, 2017

Justin Herbert threw for 327 yards and found Darren Carrington for three touchdowns in Oregon's first Spring Game under new coach Willie Taggart on Saturday.

Tesho Akindele's Goal Earns Dallas 2-2 Draw With Portland

AP | April 30, 2017

Tesho Akindele scored his first goal in the 80th minute and FC Dallas rallied twice to tie the Portland Timbers 2-2 on Saturday night in a battle of the top two teams in the Western Conference.

Divided Streets: Canceled 82nd Avenue Parade Draws Conflicting Protests To East Portland

OPB | April 29, 2017

It was supposed to be the annual Rose Parade that shut down 82nd Avenue in Northeast Portland on Saturday. Instead, critics and supporters of President Donald Trump took to the streets instead. 

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They're Back: Invasive Green Crabs Found Off Olympic Peninsula

AP | April 29, 2017 11:44 a.m. | Bremerton, Washington

Officials in Washington state say an invasion of the European green crabs that could disrupt the Puget Sound ecosystem is continuing.

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Oregon's Congressional Delegation Pushes Bill To Prepare For Railroad Derailments, Spills

OPB | April 28, 2017 2:32 p.m. | Portland

Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation introduced a bipartisan bill Friday to help towns and cities prepare for serious railroad incidents.

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Portland Plans To Subpoena Uber Over 'Greyball' Program

OPB | April 27, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Portland

Portland Transportation Commissioner Dan Saltzman says he plans to ask the City Council to issue a subpoena to the ride hailing company Uber.

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Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Backs GOP Health Care Bill That Cuts Pre-Existing Conditions

OPB | April 27, 2017 4:36 p.m. | Portland

The Republican congressman promised to protect people with pre-existing conditions from higher insurance rates, but critics say the new health care bill won't guarantee those protections.

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Oregon's Top Democrat Lambasts Revived Health Care Bill

OPB | April 27, 2017 1:42 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden says new Republican health care bill is “sabotage.”

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'OPB Politics Now': Is There Any Money For Schools?

OPB | April 27, 2017 1:10 p.m.

Voters across the state are being asked to devote millions in new money for Oregon schools, while lawmakers try to come up with more education funding. 

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Portland Police Ask Homeowners, Businesses To Register Surveillance Cameras

OPB | April 27, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Portland

The Portland Police Bureau is asking homeowners and businesses with security cameras to register them — so cops can quickly investigate crimes.

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Gov. Brown Signs Executive Order On Collective Bargaining

OPB | April 27, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed an executive order aimed at improving the way the state negotiates with its unionized workers.

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Sen. Jeff Merkley Launches Bill To Completely Phase-Out Fossil Fuels In US

OPB | April 27, 2017 8:45 a.m. | Portland

Called the "100 by 50 Act," it aims to run 100 percent of the country on clean and renewable energy by 2050.

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High School Sports In Beaverton Face Gender Bias Questions

OPB | April 26, 2017 4:16 p.m. | Beaverton, Oregon

The Beaverton School District has agreed to work with state officials on an audit of its high school athletics programs. But some parents are pushing for faster action.

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Oil Trains In The Northwest

OPB's coverage on the transportation of oil by rail in the Northwest.

Lead In The Water

Communities across the Northwest were shocked recently to discover dangerously high lead levels in their water. How did this happen, and what’s being done to fix the problem?

Portland's Toxic Air Problem

Portland's air is dirtier than we thought. A study conducted by researchers at the U.S. Forest Service revealed dangerously high levels of heavy metals in Portland, sparking an investigation into the sources and causing regulators and officials to question why the pollution was left unchecked for so long.