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Trump Administration Urged To Avoid Salmon Protection Rules

AP | Aug. 10, 2017 2:53 p.m. | Boise

A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest unsustainable and is turning to the Trump administration to sidestep endangered species laws

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Multnomah County Appeals Federal Cuts To Teen Health Programs

OPB | Aug. 9, 2017 3:47 p.m. | Portland

Multnomah County is appealing a Trump Administration cut to teen health grants.

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Trump Approves Oregon Disaster Assistance For Winter Storm

OPB | Aug. 8, 2017 3:40 p.m.

The White House says funding is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments on a cost sharing basis.  

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Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury'

NPR | Aug. 8, 2017 2:38 p.m.

The president's remarks, made during a meeting while he is on a "working vacation" in New Jersey, follow similar remarks by North Korea a day earlier.

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4 Big Questions That Loom Over The 2018 Oregon Governor's Race

OPB | Aug. 3, 2017 5:38 p.m. | Portland

Knute Buehler, a Republican Oregon representative from Bend, becomes the first major candidate to officially enter the race for governor. Here are the four big questions looming over the coming race.

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Trump Ousts Priebus, Names Kelly Chief Of Staff

AP | July 28, 2017 2 p.m. | Washington

Trump tweets he is naming Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus.

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Oregon Health Care Marketplace Stabilizing, Despite 'Death Spiral' Claims

OPB | July 20, 2017 2:15 p.m. | Portland

While President Donald Trump has repeatedly said Obamacare is in a “death spiral,” Oregon officials say its health insurance marketplace is stable.

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Iranian-American Gives Millions To PSU, Slams Trump's Travel Ban

OPB | July 6, 2017 4:51 p.m.

Portland State University's top donor just gave the school another $5 million. The Iranian-American businessman used the occasion to criticize president Donald Trump’s travel ban.

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Amid Gathering Of World Leaders, Trump's Meeting With Putin Stands Out

NPR | July 5, 2017 1:29 p.m.

President Trump is scheduled to have a face-to-face with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit. Trump has said he'd like closer ties between the countries, but Russia is under fire for election meddling.

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Richardson Says No To White House Election Inquiry

OPB | June 30, 2017 2:20 p.m. | Portland

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson faced pressure from other Oregon leaders over a White House request for help with its investigation into alleged voter fraud in the 2016 election.

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Portland Joins Lawsuit Over Trump's Sanctuary City Order

OPB | June 30, 2017 12:29 p.m. | Portland

The city of Portland has joined Seattle’s lawsuit over the Trump administration’s executive order targeting sanctuary cities.

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Sessions To Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee

AP | June 10, 2017 3:26 p.m. | Washington

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the presidential election.

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Trump Says Comey Testimony Proved 'No Collusion, No Obstruction'

AP | June 9, 2017 12:21 p.m. | Washington

President Donald Trump says fired FBI director James Comey's testimony Thursday proved there was "no collusion, no obstruction" and that "he's a leaker."

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Oregon Will Join Climate Change Coalition To Meet Paris Goals

OPB | June 2, 2017 2:55 p.m. | Portland

In the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accords, Gov. Kate Brown says Oregon is joining a coalition led by California, Washington and New York to fight climate change.

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Portland Wants All Renewable Energy By 2050

OPB | June 1, 2017 6:36 p.m. | Portland

Portland leaders say all of the city’s energy will come from renewable sources by the year 2050.

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Portland Mayor Calls For Shutdown Of 'Trump Free Speech,' Anti-Muslim Rallies

OPB | May 29, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has urged the federal government to revoke a permit for a "free speech" rally and to refuse a permit for an anti-Muslim march planned for Portland in early June.

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Trump Tweets Response To Deadly Portland Train Attack

OPB | May 29, 2017 9:10 a.m. | Portland

After days of silence, President Trump tweeted Monday morning about Friday’s stabbings on a Portland light-rail train.

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Washington Senator's Temporary Job Ends At EPA

OPB/EarthFix | May 25, 2017 2:45 p.m. | Portland

Washington state Sen. Doug Ericksen has finished his temporary job for the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency.  

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Trump Arrives In Saudi Arabia To A Warm Welcome, Despite Troubles At Home

NPR | May 20, 2017 7:38 a.m.

Saudi Arabia is the first stop on President Trump's first overseas trip. Despite his anti-Saudi rhetoric during the campaign, there are reasons Saudi leaders may welcome him.

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Report: Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey To Ease Investigation

AP | May 19, 2017 12:43 p.m. | Washington

The New York Times is reporting that President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats that firing the "nut job" FBI director had relieved "great pressure" on him.