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On The Road: The Long (Beach) Road To Cape Disappointment

OPB | Sept. 4, 2017 noon | Long Beach, Washington

A radio road trip up and down Washington's Long Beach Peninsula, from Cape Disappointment to Leadbetter Point State Park.

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Justice Department Faces Tough Questions Over Trump's Travel Ban

AP | Aug. 29, 2017 7:53 a.m. | Seattle

Three federal appeals court judges on Monday challenged the Trump administration's limited view of who is allowed into the country under the travel ban.

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'State Of Wonder' Newport | Drawing And Journalism | Diamonds

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017 noon

OPB's "State of Wonder" kicks off its pre-eclipse Oregon road trip. An artist and former journalist tells us about teaching other journalists how to draw. Also, we learn about lab-grown diamonds.

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Oregon AG To Eclipse Visitors: Check Your Hotel Reservations

OPB | July 15, 2017 2:07 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Justice says some hotels are capitalizing on the demand for hotels ahead of the eclipse.


Travel Ban Ruling Leaves Myriad Questions Unanswered

AP | June 27, 2017 8:44 a.m. | Washington

The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban creates unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.

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Trump's Latest Tweets On Travel Ban Could Raise New Legal Hurdles

NPR | June 5, 2017 6:40 a.m.

President Trump tweeted in defense of his travel ban, using language that could hamper his administration's legal argument. The tweets also threaten to overshadow the rollout of infrastructure policy.

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What To Know About Trump's Travel Ban Appeals

AP | May 16, 2017 7:35 a.m. | Seattle

Federal courts in Hawaii and Maryland earlier this year blocked Trump's revised travel ban from taking effect. Trump wants those decisions reversed.

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9th Circuit Court Question Whether Trump's Travel Ban Discriminates

AP | May 15, 2017 6:49 a.m. | Seattle

Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims, the second time in a week the issue has been in court.

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Trump Travel Ban Returns To Court, With His Own Words At The Center

NPR | May 8, 2017 5:28 a.m.

A federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., is preparing to hear arguments about the legality of President Trump's revised travel ban. Immigrant advocates argue it discriminates against Muslims.

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Washington State Doubling Its Electric Vehicle Fleet

Northwest News Network | April 27, 2017 3:46 p.m. | Olympia, Washington

Prior to this order, the state had about 120 older electric vehicle models such as the Nissan Leaf in its fleet.

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Oregon Somalis React To Trump's Revised Travel Ban With Dismay

AP | March 7, 2017 6:53 a.m. | Portland

Somali immigrants in Oregon reacted Monday to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban with dismay, saying it stigmatizes a growing immigrant community that's working to forge better relationships after the high-profile conviction of a local Somali-American for a bomb plot.

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Trump Expected To Sign New Travel Ban Order Monday

AP | March 6, 2017 7:21 a.m. | Washington

President Donald Trump is preparing to sign a revised executive order temporarily barring the entry of people from certain Muslim-majority countries and halting the nation's refugee program.

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Airline Pilots Report Drone Sightings On SeaTac And PDX Airport Approaches

Northwest News Network | March 3, 2017 5:21 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration says reports of unsafe flying by civilian drones "have increased dramatically" over the past two years.

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Top Washington Lawyer's Legwork Pays Off In Fight Against Trump

AP | Feb. 12, 2017 12:36 p.m. | Seattle

The legal challenge that would launch Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson into the vanguard of resistance against President Donald Trump's travel ban was already in the works as Ferguson flew home from Florida the morning after Trump issued his executive order.

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Owyhee River Journey

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 8:30 p.m.

"Oregon Field Guide" joins geologist Dr. Liz Safran and river guide Audrey Gehlhausen for a journey through the geologic wonderland of the Owyhee Canyonlands.

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Airline Starts New Service Between Portland And Pendleton

OPB | Dec. 19, 2016 midnight | Portland

A small airline is starting a new service between Pendleton and Portland on Monday.

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How Can We Make Cape Kiwanda Safer?

Statesman Journal | Oct. 22, 2016 3:13 p.m.

After a string of deaths and a case of vandalism at a photographer's favorite on the Oregon Coast, a state task force proposes ideas to keep visitors safer at Cape Kiwanda.

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Alaska Air Confident DOJ Will Clear Merger With Virgin America Despite Delay

Northwest News Network | Oct. 20, 2016 10:14 a.m.

Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden said he remains confident that a proposed takeover of rival Virgin America will happen.

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Horizon To Offer Direct Flight From Portland To Sun Valley

OPB | July 16, 2016 3:23 p.m. | Ketchum, Idaho

Horizon Air, a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines, will offer a direct flight between the central Idaho resort city of Sun Valley and Portland, Oregon, starting this winter.

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Gearhart To Rule On Rental Regulations Before State Lodging Tax Increase

Seaside Signal | May 14, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Gearhart, Oregon

Gearhart will update its rental regulations before the state increases the lodging tax this summer. After July 1, that tax will increase from 1 to 1.8 percent.