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Spending On Measure 97 Campaigns Breaks Oregon Record

OPB | Oct. 22, 2016

Measure 97, the corporate tax measure, is now the costliest ballot initiative fight in Oregon’s history.

Ducks On Longest Losing Streak Since 1996

AP | Oct. 22, 2016

Freshman Justin Herbert threw six touchdown passes and rallied Oregon back from a 20-point deficit in the third quarter but it wasn't enough for the Ducks.

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein To Visit Portland

AP | Oct. 22, 2016

Stein will campaign at the Roseland Theater. Her campaign says she'll be joined by Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant.

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Cyberattack Affected Internet-Based Oregon Businesses

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 4:50 p.m. | Portland

Coordinated cyberattacks took down many of the internet’s most popular websites Friday. But small business owners in the Northwest say they were affected too.

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Two Progressive Democrats Vie For Portland CIty Council Seat

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 4:03 p.m. | Portland

Bookstore owner Chloe Eudaly is hoping to unseat incumbent commissioner Steve Novick in a Portland City Council race. 

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Clinic Focused On African-American Oregonians' Health Opens New Building

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 3:27 p.m. | Portland

The only clinic to focus on African-American health in Oregon, opened a new building Friday.

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Oregon Orders Man To Stop Marketing ‘Keep Portland Weird’ License Plate Idea

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 12:55 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Justice has issued a cease-and-desist order against a man trying to create a “Keep Portland Weird” license plate. 

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Oregon Department Of Corrections Promotes Agency Veteran Into Deputy Role

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 11:56 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

A long-time veteran with the Oregon Department of Corrections has been promoted to serve as the agency's interim deputy director.

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Nurse Practioners Are Increasingly Helping Patients Fill Out End-Of-Life Forms

OPB | Oct. 21, 2016 9:03 a.m. | Portland

A study of end-of-life medical directives shows nurse practitioners, rather than doctors, are helping people make plans for dying.

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Study: 'Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes' Save Oregon Millions

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 10:42 a.m. | Portland

A Portland State University study has found that Oregon’s new system of primary care homes is saving the state millions of dollars.

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Beaverton School Board Approves High School Boundary Changes

OPB | Oct. 19, 2016 5:45 p.m. | Portland

Beaverton school board members approved district boundary changes this week, after rejecting a slightly different map last May.

Nation | local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

'This Land Is Our Land' Ep. 10: Jury Deliberation

OPB | Oct. 19, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Portland

The trial of seven Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers is now in the hands of the jury.  

Environment | local | News | Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake In Oregon?

The Great Oregon ShakeOut: What You Need To Know

OPB | Oct. 19, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland

The Great Oregon ShakeOut aims to get people thinking about the concrete ways we can all prepare for earthquakes.


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.