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Libertarians Pick Ex-New Mexico Gov. Johnson For President

AP | May 29, 2016 4:43 p.m. | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The delegates selected former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld to be Jonhson's vice presidential running mate.

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Are Hipsters To Blame For Portland's Shrinking African-American Population?

Pamplin Media Group | May 29, 2016 2:35 p.m. | Portland

African-American stand-up comic and political provocateur W. Kamau Bell makes his point about Portland hipsters in the most recent episode of his CNN series, "United Shades of America."

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'The Story Of Vanport Belongs To All Of Us'

OPB | May 29, 2016 12:39 p.m. | Portland

A new oral history project called the "Vanport Mosaic" chronicles the middle chapters of a story known for it's ending.

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The Walls Already Under Construction

OPB | May 29, 2016 12:26 p.m. | Portland

OPB's John Sepulvado reflects on a week's worth of unsettling anecdotes and speculation. 

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Don't Forget The Brain: The Cleveland High Robotics Team's Trip To St. Louis

OPB | May 29, 2016 11:34 a.m. | Portland

The Cleveland High Robotics Team got a last minute invitation to this year's world robotics championship. But in the rush to get to the competition, the team left behind a key component: the robot's brain.

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Washington State Parks Have 2 Free Days In June

AP | May 29, 2016 11 a.m. | Olympia, Washington

Washington state parks have two free days in June: June 4 and 11. On those days, visitors do not need a Discover Pass to park at state parks.

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Salem Agrees To Sell Willamette River Water Rights To Hillsboro

Statesman Journal | May 29, 2016 10:04 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

If the deal goes through it will earn Salem $16.2 million, which will be used to improve the city’s water infrastructure.

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Libertarian Party Set To Pick Its Presidential Candidate

NPR | May 29, 2016 6:54 a.m.

The Libertarian presidential candidates held a debate Saturday night at their party convention in Orlando, Fla.

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Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?

NPR | May 29, 2016 6:06 a.m.

It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.

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Portland School Leaders Scrambling To Find Water — And Answers

OPB | May 28, 2016 4:13 p.m.

Portland Public School leaders are trying to find enough bottled water to take Oregon’s largest school district through the end of the academic year, after lead scare.