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Richland Neighbor Calls Trump's Defense Pick Mattis A Generous Guy

NWNews | Dec. 02, 2016

When Gen. James Mattis — Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense — is not on the road, he’s at his mother’s house in Richland, Washington.

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Oregon Secretary Of State 'Taken Aback' By Fake Election News

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 5 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins says she was "taken aback" by the amount of misinformation that surrounded Oregon's recent election process. In a speech at Salem City Club, Atkins said even her own Facebook friends were sharing bad information.

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Possible Closure Of Junction City Psychiatric Hospital Stuns Employees

The Register-Guard | Dec. 2, 2016 12:25 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown, seeking to plug a big healthcare budget hole, proposed to permanently close the hospital in mid-2018. The move would save the state an estimated $34.5 million a year.

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Positively 4th Avenue: Steve Novick's Tribute To Dylan's Nobel Prize

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 11:10 a.m. | Portland

Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick temporarily renamed the street bordering City Hall in honor of Dylan's literary prize.

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University Leaders, Gov. Brown Dissatisfied With Higher Ed Budget

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 6:30 p.m. | Portland

The governor's proposed budget keeps funding flat for higher education in Oregon. University presidents want more, and Gov. Kate Brown calls it "unacceptable."

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Governor's Budget Avoids Corporate Taxes Like Those In Failed Measure 97

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 4:39 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown rolled out a two-year spending plan Thursday at the state Capitol. The proposal tackles a $1.7 billion budget shortfall with a mix of program cuts and tax hikes.

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Walden Selected As House Energy And Commerce Committee Chair

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 3:29 p.m. | Portland

The Hood River Republican beat out two rivals seeking the helm of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. 

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'OPB Politics Now': What Trump Means For The Northwest

OPB | Dec. 1, 2016 3:14 p.m.

What will a Donald Trump presidency mean for the Northwest?

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Oregon Governor's Budget Proposes Ways To Fill $1.7 Billion Shortfall

AP | Dec. 1, 2016 11:21 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown presented her budget proposal for the next biennium, aiming to address a $1.7 billion shortfall while maintaining funding for critical areas.

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Audit: Oregon State Government Has Significant Lapses In Cybersecurity

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 12:31 p.m.

An audit released Wednesday shows significant cybersecurity lapses in Oregon government agencies.

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Hardy Myers, Former Oregon Attorney General, Has Died

OPB | Nov. 30, 2016 9:46 a.m. | Portland

According to his family, Myers died from complications of pneumonia.