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Study: Your Kids' Energy-Saving Habits Are Having An Impact On You

OPB | July 14, 2016 2:45 p.m.

Does your kid insist on riding bikes or follow you at home, turning off the lights? A new study shows that children’s energy-saving behaviors affect their parents’ own habits.  

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Washington To Require 'Not For Kids' Label On Marijuana Products

AP | July 14, 2016 7:10 a.m. | Olympia, Washington

The symbol, chosen by the Washington Poison Center, features a bright red hand held up in a "stop" gesture, accompanied by the words "Not For Kids" with an emergency number to call.

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As Portland's Migrant Population Leaves, Summer School Program Shrinks

OPB | July 13, 2016 7:15 a.m. | Portland

Portland Public Schools administrators say the program for migrants is shrinking amid changing demographics, rising housing costs — and the improved circumstances of some families.

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Officials: 2 Lead-Poisoned Portland Children Were Exposed At Home

OPB | July 12, 2016 3 p.m. | Portland

Multnomah County has concluded two things: the kids were exposed to lead at home and drinking water was not the cause.  

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Pushes Bill To Keep Kids Out Of Foster Care

OPB | July 11, 2016 12:15 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden is hoping to pass a bill to keep more kids out of foster care.

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With Foster Care System 'Crisis,' Oregon Puts Kids In Hotel Rooms

OPB | July 6, 2016 3:35 p.m. | Portland

Oregon’s system for finding homes for foster children is in crisis. Some kids are  having to sleep in hotels and state offices — at least temporarily.

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New Report Outlines Vast Differences In Hospital Costs For Oregonians

OPB | July 5, 2016 3:17 p.m. | Portland

The difference in what people pay for medical procedures was highlighted Tuesday by a new report from the Oregon Health Authority.

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Oregon To Unveil Youth Marijuana Prevention Ads

OPB | July 5, 2016 6 a.m. | Portland

The state is scheduled to unveil a new pilot project Wednesday that's aimed at warning kids to stay away from marijuana.

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Multnomah County Tobacco Shops Need New Licenses

OPB | June 17, 2016 8:09 a.m. | Portland

Multnomah County adopted new rules for tobacco licenses this week. Stores that sell tobacco will have to apply for a license starting July 1.

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Oregon Judge Grants New Gender Designation

OPB | June 10, 2016 5:15 p.m. | Portland

An Oregon judge has allowed a transgender person to change their legal gender designation to non binary.