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Kate Brown Sticks Closely To Democratic Party Line In Her 20 Months As Governor

OPB | Oct. 24, 2016

Gov. Kate Brown, suddenly thrust into office 20 months ago, has found success by staying close to the Democratic legislative majority.

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Senior Care Company Investigated After Urging Residents To Vote No On Measure 97

OPB | Oct. 24, 2016 2:47 p.m.

State officials are investigating a senior care company that sent a letter to its residents in Oregon urging them to oppose ballot measure 97.

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Gold Star Father Who Spoke At DNC Comes To Tigard

Pamplin Media Group | Oct. 24, 2016 10:46 a.m.

Khan spoke at the MET event on the topic of “Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers.” He urged Muslims in the audience to participate in the political process.

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In Local Elections, Oregon Voters Chose Between Taxing Or Banning Pot Sales

Statesman Journal | Oct. 24, 2016 8:31 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Voters in Oregon counties dotting the state will decide whether to locally tax or ban the sale of marijuana, signaling the multimillion-dollar industry could face frustration after recreational sales of the plant were made legal last year.

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When The 4-Year Plan Turns Into A 2-Year Scramble: Pierce's Run For Governor

OPB | Oct. 24, 2016 7:14 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon voters have elected a Democrat as governor eight times in a row, but Republicans are getting a bonus shot at the state's top office this year. 

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Sexism Is Out In The Open In The 2016 Campaign. That May Have Been Inevitable

NPR | Oct. 24, 2016 6:27 a.m.

With Hillary Clinton, the first woman to head a major party ticket on the ballot, it was always likely there'd be undercurrents of sexism. What surprising is just how out in the open it has been.

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So, Which Is It: Bigly Or Big-League? Linguists Take On A Common Trumpism

NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 4:56 p.m.

If you've followed the 2016 presidential election, you've probably heard Donald Trump say it: "bigly." Or is that "big-league"? We asked linguists settle the score — and offer a little context, too.

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A Civil War History Lesson On Trump's Visit To Gettysburg

NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 12:48 p.m.

Trump visited the site of Pickett's Charge, a failed Confederate assault on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Hundreds Expected For Hearing On Longview Coal-Export Terminal

AP | Oct. 23, 2016 9:35 a.m. | Longview, Washington

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comments on its draft environmental review of the project at a public hearing in Longview, Monday.

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What's The Most Expensive Political Battle In Oregon? Measure 97

AP | Oct. 23, 2016 9:18 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

A campaign in Oregon is being bitterly fought, with vast sums spent by both sides on TV and other ads, even more money than for the governor's race. The battle is over Measure 97, a proposed tax on companies with more than $25 million in sales in Oregon.

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Why Is Florida Purple? Meet The Seniors In Sumter County

NPR | Oct. 23, 2016 9:04 a.m.

Florida is one of the most competitive battlegrounds in the country, in part because of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.