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Federal Government Gives Oregon New Health Care Waiver

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 10 a.m. | Portland

Oregon has been granted a new waiver from the federal government to continue transforming its health care system.

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Flu Season Kicks Into Gear In Oregon

OPB | Jan. 6, 2017 4 p.m. | Portland

Flu season appears to be taking hold in Oregon.

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Strangers Build Snowmen To Comfort Autistic Pendleton Boy

East Oregonian | Dec. 26, 2016 11:18 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon

Thursday evening had been tough for 6-year-old Billy, who has autism. He learned that school was canceled the next morning because of weather and that meant his Christmas party at Sherwood Heights Elementary School wouldn’t happen either.

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Birth Defect Investigation In Eastern Washington Proves Inconclusive

NWPR/EarthFix | Dec. 14, 2016 11:25 a.m.

An investigation into a rare birth defect affecting babies in Eastern Washington has come to an end. The findings have left more questions than answers.

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Oregonians Continue Signing Up For Health Insurance Despite Obamacare's Uncertain Future

OPB | Dec. 12, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Oregonians continue to sign up for health insurance coverage.

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State Reminds Taxpayers To Look After Their Financial Details During The Giving Season

OPB | Dec. 9, 2016 10:23 a.m. | Portland

As people open their wallets for good causes this time of the year, the Oregon Department of Revenue is warning them to be security conscious.

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Oregon Governor Wants To Secure A Slimmed-Down Medicaid Waiver Before Trump Takes Office

OPB | Dec. 7, 2016 11:42 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is trying to squeeze a new, slimmed-down health care waiver out of the federal government — before the Trump administration starts.

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Oregon Warns About Internet-Based Title Loan Companies

OPB | Dec. 5, 2016 midnight | Portland

As some people borrow money to finance their holiday shopping, the state is warning about online title loans — the kind you take out against your car.

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Portland's Pop-Up Shops Boost Downtown Retail

OPB | Nov. 23, 2016 6:30 a.m. | Portland

An effort by the Portland Business Alliance to fill vacant store fronts during the holiday shopping season is paying dividends.

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More Oregon Students Are Homeless

AP | Nov. 22, 2016 12:10 p.m.

More students in Oregon are homeless than the number last year, a disturbing trend that has now gone on for three years.