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Oregon Governor To Sign Transportation Bill In Ontario

Capital Press | Aug. 22, 2017 8:53 a.m. | Ontario, Oregon

Gov. Kate Brown will travel to Ontario Aug. 28 to hold a ceremonial signing of the state’s $5.3 billion transportation bill, which provides funding for a major rail transload facility in Malheur County.

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Trump's Visit To Arizona Is A Headache For GOP Sen. Jeff Flake

NPR | Aug. 22, 2017 5:20 a.m.

A recent presidential tweet called Flake "WEAK" and "toxic." Flake says Trump and his supporters "have given into the politics of anger."

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California Poised To Pass Sanctuary Law That Goes Further Than Oregon's

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland, Oregon and Sacramento, California

California Democrats want to thwart President Trump’s promise to deport millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally.

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At A Breaking Point: Stretched Secret Service Says It Needs Help To Protect Trumps

NPR | Aug. 21, 2017 12:16 p.m.

The Secret Service is seeking help from Congress to cover excess overtime costs. Officers put in a lot of extra hours, keeping up with the president and his well-traveled family.

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Confederate Statues Come Down At The University Of Texas

NPR | Aug. 21, 2017 6:55 a.m.

President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and three other Confederate figures from a main area of campus. The removals should be complete by mid-morning Monday.

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Under Trump Rule, Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able To Sue After Abuse

NPR | Aug. 21, 2017 5:37 a.m.

The Trump administration is proposing to replace an Obama-era rule that would have made it easier for nursing home residents to sue for negligence or abuse.

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Some Liberty University Grads Are Returning Their Diplomas To Protest Trump

NPR | Aug. 20, 2017 6:19 a.m.

A group of alumni from one of the nation's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.

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Stephen Bannon Out As White House Chief Strategist

AP | Aug. 18, 2017 9:49 a.m.

According to The New York Times, President Trump has told top aides that he is pushing Stephen Bannon out as chief strategist.

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'OPB Politics Now': Oregon Gov Race Brings In The Money

OPB | Aug. 18, 2017 8:54 a.m.

It's early, but big money is already flowing into the 2018 Oregon gubernatorial race.

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Portland Commissioner Nick Fish Says He Has Stomach Cancer

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 11:33 a.m. | Portland

Portland Commissioner Nick Fish announced Thursday he has stomach cancer. He has not decided whether to seek another term next year.