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Tornado Warning Issued For North Coast

OPB | Sept. 18, 2017 3:59 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for northwestern Clatsop County and southwestern Pacific County in Washington state.

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54 Suspected Vote Fraud Cases Emerge In Oregon

AP | Sept. 15, 2017 2:26 p.m.

Oregon's secretary of state says an investigation has revealed 54 cases of suspected voter fraud in last November's election, but they represent only .002 percent of votes cast.

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Wildfire Funding Included In Hurricane Relief Bill Signed By President

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 9:51 a.m.

Provisions replenishing the U.S. Forest Service's firefighting budget clears Congress as part of hurricane relief aid legislation.

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'OPB Politics Now': The Politics Of Wildfire

OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 2:56 p.m.

OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about the political, financial, and environmental complexities of wildfire.

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Gov. Brown Presses Federal Authorities For Resources, As Oregon Wildfires Grow

OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 3:28 p.m. | Portland

“I talked with the federal authorities two weeks ago, asking for additional federal assistance, I was told point-blank ‘no’,” said Gov. Kate Brown. 

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As People Flee Oregon's Eagle Creek Fire, Rescuers Return For Frightened Animals

OPB | Sept. 5, 2017 3:30 p.m.

The Eagle Creek Fire raced through the Columbia River Gorge on Monday night, forcing more than 500 homes and farms to evacuate. But as people fled, their livestock and pets were often left behind.

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Pendleton Round-Up Host Says No To Confederate Flag Vendor

East Oregonian | Sept. 4, 2017 7:43 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon

Round-Up week’s most visible purveyor of the Stars and Bars will not be back on Pendleton’s Main Street this year.

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2017 Hottest August On Record In Portland, Salem And It Ain't Over

OPB | Sept. 1, 2017 8:22 a.m. | Portland

The National Weather Service says last month was the hottest August on record for Portland and Salem.

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Wildfires Cause Cycle Oregon To Cancel Ride For 1st Time

OPB | Aug. 31, 2017 3:24 p.m. | Portland

Cycle Oregon canceled it's 2017 route due to wildfires in the area. This year was the 30th anniversary of the ride.

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As School Begins, How Are Oregon Schools Doing On Lead Treatment?

OPB | Aug. 31, 2017 12:11 p.m. | Portland

The kids in Oregon's largest school district went back to school this week, and none of them were allowed to drink from school water fountains.