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Contract Negotiations 'Stalled' In Battle Ground Schools

OPB | Feb. 10, 2016 4:17 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Contract negotiations are set to continue Friday between teachers and the school district in Battle Ground, Washington.

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Rep. Herrera Beutler's Daughter, Husband Recovering After Kidney Transplant

OPB | Feb. 10, 2016 noon | Vancouver, Washington

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler's daughter, Abigail, is recovering after a successful kidney transplant. Her daughter was born two years ago without kidneys.

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Levies Pass In Southwest Washington School Districts

OPB | Feb. 10, 2016 8:40 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Voters in seven southwest Washington school districts approved new levies in an election Tuesday.

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OHSU Re-Evaluating Relationship With Moda

OPB | Jan. 29, 2016 5 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Health and Science University is re-evaluating its relationship with the troubled health insurance company Moda Health.

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Group Distributes Meth Pipes To Reduce Intravenous Use

OPB | Jan. 15, 2016 3:39 p.m. | Portland

A group says it’s distributing meth pipes to Portland drug users.  The group says the aim is to help make them less likely to inject the drug.

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Groups Try To Slow Merger Of Catholic Health Systems

OPB | Jan. 14, 2016 12:45 p.m. | Portland

Several public interest groups have written to Oregon’s Attorney General asking her not to fast track a merger between Providence Health and St. Joseph Health.

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New School Boundaries Proposed For West Portland Schools

OPB | Jan. 14, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Portland

The latest proposal attempts to reduce crowding at two elementary schools by changing boundaries for much of the west side.

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Study Finds Lead Affects ADHD, Even In Minuscule Amounts

OPB | Jan. 9, 2016 5:15 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Health and Science University says it’s been able to confirm a link between ADHD and lead in humans for the first time. 

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Insurance Customers Shop For Deals At Healthcare.gov

OPB | Jan. 8, 2016 11:30 a.m. | Portland

New data from the feds show most Oregonians who buy individual health insurance are shopping around for the best deal.

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State Considers Measuring Child Well-Being

OPB | Jan. 5, 2016 3:22 p.m. | Portland

The state may create a new system to gauge how young Oregonians are faring to determine what policy changes help, and which don't.