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The Medical Pros And Cons Of Suppressing Puberty In Transgender Teens

OPB | March 26, 2015 midnight | Portland

A look at some of the medical pros and cons of suppressing puberty in transgender teens. Oregon is the only state in the nation that will pay for children to undergo puberty suppression - if they're on the Oregon Health Plan.

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Animals Lose Victim Status In Oregon

East Oregonian | March 24, 2015 11:27 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon Supreme Court vacated two landmark rulings — including its own — that animals could be crime victims in a case that began in Umatilla County.

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Beaverton Faces Beaver Problems

AP | March 5, 2015 8:43 a.m.

Beaver dams are causing a problem in Beaverton.

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At Home With Polyamory

OPB | Jan. 30, 2015 12:15 p.m.

In the second installment of Think Out Loud's "At Home" series, two polyamorous couples living together in Rock Creek talk about why they've chosen this lifestyle.

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The Impossible Basketball Shot And Other Revelations About Homer Groening

OPB | Jan. 18, 2015 10:33 a.m.

On Saturday, the Groening family played a collection of their father's rarely seen experimental and industrial films to a packed house at the Hollywood Theater.

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Chinook Observer: Washington State Traces Death’s Footprints Within Masses Of Records

Chinook Observer | Jan. 9, 2015 11:12 a.m.

The Washington state Department of Health’s “Death Tables” provide an in-depth analysis of how, where and when Washingtonians die. The tables reveal insight into patterns of death across the state.

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The Columbian: Deaf, Blind Drummer Beats Physical Hurdles

The Columbian | Jan. 2, 2015 midnight

Some people achieve so much, despite the odds, that they inspire those around them. Vaughn Brown, a deaf-blind percussionist and music educator, is one of those inspiring people.

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Boise Issues Cease-And-Desist Order Against Uber

OPB | Dec. 31, 2014 11:43 a.m. | Portland

The City of Boise issued a cease-and-desist order against the ride service company Uber.

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Pig-N-Ford Champion Ben Salo Embraces His Unusual Family Tradition

OPB | Dec. 16, 2014 11:22 a.m.

Beaver, Ore. resident Ben Salo has an unusual family legacy to uphold. Salo is part of a select group who compete in the Tillamook County Fair Pig-N-Ford World Championships.

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At Home With Blindness

OPB | Dec. 11, 2014 6 a.m.

Think Out Loud's new series At Home kicks off with Kitt Jordan, a man known around North Portland as “The Sheriff.”