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Oregon Considers Replacing National Statues In Congress

OPB | Oct. 14, 2014 12:50 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon is considering replacing the statues currently at Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol Building.

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Proposed Law Seeks To Ban "Murderabilia"

OPB | Feb. 4, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.

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The Battle Over Oregon's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

OPB | Jan. 13, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: The American Civil Liberties Union and the state of Oregon are challenging the federal government's attempt to access data in the state's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.

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Federal Judge Rules Some NSA Activity Likely Unconstitutional

OPB | Dec. 17, 2013 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: A federal judge says the National Security Agency's metadata collection program is likely unconstitutional.

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Controversial Tactics Used In ATF Stings In Portland And Elsewhere

OPB | Dec. 12, 2013 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives has been using what it calls "rogue tactics" in stings across the country.

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Previously Canceled Health Care Plans Extended in Oregon

OPB | Nov. 26, 2013 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Nine of Oregon's health insurers have decided to allow the extension of individual health plans that do not meet the minimum requirements under the federal Affordable Care Act.

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Oregon World War II Memorial

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013 12:15 p.m.

The Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation is currently raising funds to erect a monument near the Capitol in Salem's Wilson Park.

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U.S. Supreme Court Fall Term Preview

OPB | Oct. 7, 2013 12:20 p.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court returns from its summer break and will begin hearing cases later this month.

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Oregonians Will Feel SNAP Funding Cuts

OPB | Oct. 7, 2013 12:06 p.m.

With one of the highest rates of food stamps participation in the nation, Oregon is poised to be hit hard by cuts to the SNAP program.