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No. 10 Oregon State Women Beat Southern California 74-60

AP | Jan. 16, 2017

Kolbie Orum scored 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help No. 10 Oregon State beat Southern California 74-60 on Sunday.

Billings Scores Career-High 30, No. 17 UCLA Women Beat Oregon

AP | Jan. 16, 2017

Monique Billings scored a career-high 30 points with 14 rebounds and six steals to lead No. 17 UCLA to its 22nd straight home win with a 79-63 victory over Oregon on Sunday.

Hundreds Rally In Portland In Support Of Affordable Care Act

AP | Jan. 16, 2017

U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, and U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici took part in the event at a gymnasium in support of the Affordable Care Act.

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Loyola Marymount Edges Portland 79-78

AP | Jan. 15, 2017 9:08 a.m. | Portland

Brandon Brown sank the winning layup and Shamar Johnson got a key block for Loyola Marymount to clinch a 79-78 win over Portland on Saturday night.

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Portland State Cruises In 2nd Half To Beat Southern Utah

AP | Jan. 15, 2017 9:02 a.m. | Cedar City, Utah

De'Sean Parsons scored 13 points and matched a career-best with 13 rebounds, and Portland State cruised in the second half for an 88-77 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night.

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Supreme Court To Hear The Slants' Trademark Case This Week

OPB | Jan. 15, 2017 8:45 a.m. | Portland

The federal Patent and Trademark Office refuses to register the band’s trademark, because, the PTO argues, the band’s name is an ethnic slur.

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A Year After His Death, LaVoy Finicum's Widow Carries On His Mission

AP | Jan. 15, 2017 7:28 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

LaVoy Finicum's widow, Jeanette, and their children are planning to hold a meeting later this month to talk about the Constitution, property rights and other issues.

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No. 13 Oregon Routs Oregon State In Civil War Matchup

AP | Jan. 15, 2017 7:09 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Oregon made quick work of their longtime rival Oregon State Saturday in the 347th Civil War. Payton Pritchard had 17 points and Oregon scored the game's first 21 points in an 85-43 victory.

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After Cold Comes Flood Possibility For Snow-Covered Oregon

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 5:43 p.m. | Portland

Temperatures are expected to increase for much of Oregon at the start of the week, but heavy rains mixed with snowmelt opens the door to possible flooding.

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Standoff At Seaside Home Ends After Nearly 3 Days

AP | Jan. 14, 2017 1:43 p.m. | Seaside, Oregon

The man inside the home called an emergency dispatcher shortly after 8 a.m. Saturday to say he was scared and wanted to leave the home.

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Vucevic's Season-High 30 Lead Magic Past Blazers

AP | Jan. 14, 2017 12:36 p.m. | Portland

Nikola Vucevic hit 13 of 18 shots, scored a season-high 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Magic to a 115-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.

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Merkley: Obama Won't Designate Owyhee Canyonlands As A National Monument

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 9:41 a.m.

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., says Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has made it clear President Obama won't act on a proposal to protect Owyhee Canyonlands.

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2 Oregon Congressmen Say They Don't Want To Watch Donald Trump Inauguration

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 3:57 p.m.

Democratic Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Kurt Schrader say their distaste for Donald Trump is leading them to boycott his inaugural.


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.