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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.

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Economists Say Portland House Prices Expected To Rise

OPB | Nov. 4, 2016 10:55 a.m. | Portland

The cost of Portland housing is likely to continue rising for the foreseeable future according to economists at a Home Builders Association meeting.

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11 Oregon Counties Sue Mortgage Registration System

OPB | Nov. 3, 2016 2:06 p.m. | Portland

Eleven Oregon counties are suing a company that helped banks rapidly buy and sell mortgages before the 2007 financial meltdown.

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Poison Center Warns Parents To Check For Marijuana Edibles This Halloween

OPB | Oct. 31, 2016 midnight | Portland

Experts at the Oregon Poison Center are warning parents to be on the lookout for pot edibles in their kids’ Halloween candy.

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It's Hard To Know How Good Oregon's Child Care Centers Are

OPB | Oct. 29, 2016 10:51 a.m. | Portland

There’s a big gap between how good Americans think their child care is and what experts think. Only 13 percent of Oregon’s child care programs even participate in a rating system.

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Anti-Racist Protest At Oregon City High Turns Into Private Meeting With School Officials

OPB | Oct. 27, 2016 11:53 a.m. | Oregon City, Oregon

Racist messages to and from Oregon City High School students led to a planned walkout Thursday. School officials turned it into a private meeting.

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Oregon Weighs Whether All Kids Should Get Outdoor School

AP | Oct. 26, 2016 7:38 a.m. | Mount Hood National Forest

Backers of a statewide ballot measure want to use a slice of lottery proceeds to guarantee a week of Outdoor School for all children.