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  • On April 28, 1987, Oregonian Ben Linder was working on a small hydroelectric dam in rural Nicaragua when he was killed by the Contras, anti-government forces paid and trained by the U.S. government. John Linder, Ben’s older brother, tells us about his brother’s life and legacy.
  • Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, Oregon’s highest ranking Republican, tells us about his new plan for redrawing the boundaries of  state legislative districts. It involves a redistricting commission, a constitutional amendment, and a computer algorithm.

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