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Scientists Frustrated OSU Will Build $50M Research Center In Tsunami Zone

OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 1:32 p.m. | Portland

OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.

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Outdoor Schools Open Up New, Affordable Adventures In Learning

KCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Seattle

The nation’s first forest kindergarten opened on an island in Puget Sound. A new program  is testing whether the outdoor school idea could make early childhood education more accessible and affordable.

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Health Insurance Premiums Increase 3 Percent For Working People

OPB | Sept. 14, 2016 1:03 p.m. | Portland

Three percent is considered a relatively modest increase for health care. It’s lower than last year’s 4 percent and mirrors the recent trend of slower growth.   percent this year.

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Harney County Residents Come Together For Fair

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 9:27 a.m.

Each year, residents from across Harney County come together for the county fair.

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Thousands Expected To Walk In Portland For Alzheimer's

OPB | Sept. 9, 2016 10:15 a.m. | Portland

Some 8,000 people are expected to take part in Portland’s "Walk To End Alzheimer’s" on Sunday.

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Oregon: Health Care Reform Cut Costs And Improved Outcomes

OPB | Sept. 6, 2016 4 p.m. | Portland

Oregon’s health care reform effort received a thumbs-up in the Oregon Health Authority's first quarterly legislative report.

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Push To Speed Up Portland School Bond Falls Short

OPB | Sept. 6, 2016 10:35 a.m. | Portland

The Portland school board decided in late July to delay a proposed $750 million bond, likely until May. A push from students and parents failed to convince board members to reconsider.

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Seaside Approves Bond Measure To Get 4 Schools Out Of Tsunami Zone

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 10:52 a.m. | Portland

The Seaside School Board unanimously approved a bond measure Thursday to build a new campus outside the tsunami zone.

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Oregonians Have Highest Obesity Rates On The West Coast

OPB | Sept. 1, 2016 1:57 p.m. | Portland

Americans are still struggling with obesity, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control. But Oregonians seem to be struggling a little more than neighbors to the north and south.

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PPS Superintendent 'On The Job' After Administrator License Lapsed

OPB | Aug. 29, 2016 10:58 a.m. | Portland

Interim superintendent Bob McKean wasn't outside of a Portland Public Schools building Monday, as Oregon's largest school district waited for his school administrator license to be renewed.