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Five-Year-Old Helps Oregon Police After Dad's Medical Emergency

Emergency responders say help from a 5-year-old Spokane boy was key to getting life-saving medical attention to the boy's father. 

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Oregon Researchers Study Behavior, Attention Of Preschoolers

Researchers from two Oregon universities say they’ve found some encouraging results about improving the behavior and attention spans of preschoolers.

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Oregon's First Milk Bank Opens

Oregon's first milk bank has opened. The bank will offer donated breast milk to maternity wards serving premature and other fragile babies in metro-area hospitals.

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Northwest Mothers Milk Bank Opens In Portland

The Northwest Mothers Milk Bank opened Thursday in Portland

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New Oregon Laws Change Rules For Tanning Teens, Smoking In Cars

Among the laws set to take effect this year around the U.S. are new abortion limits, gun laws and technology rules.

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EPA Defends Ash Grove Cement Settlement

The Environmental Protection Agency is defending the way it reached a settlement announced Wednesday with a cement-maker with operations in eastern Oregon.

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Study: Child Care Costs In Oregon Up 13 Percent

A biennial study finds the cost of child care in Oregon has shot up thirteen percent, during a period when family income was falling.

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Oregon Teen Birth Rate Drops To New Low

Oregon’s teen birth rates are at a new low. A new government report indicates that the number of Oregon teens giving birth dropped by twenty-five percent over a four-year period.

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Need For Special Education Services Growing In Oregon Schools

The number of Oregon students needing special education services grew this school year. The new state numbers out Wednesday show growth in three disability areas.

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3 Portland Police Activities Centers May Close Friday

The Greater Portland Police Activities League says it will have to close two of its three children's centers on Friday -- unless it can find emergency funding.