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Some federal officers could remain in Portland through the election

Though a deal was reached to remove federal law enforcement officers from Portland more than a week ago, many of them are still here. Law enforcement officials tell OPB that federal officers could start to decrease their forces if the delicate peace holds for the next several days.



Living statues in Portland push a satirical response to Trump administration actions

As controversial monuments and statues are coming down across the U.S., in Portland, a new set of statues went up, if only for a few hours. The project used actors covered head-to-toe in gold paint to depict recent Trump Administration actions in a satirical light. It’s called the Trump Statue Initiative and was conceived by director and activist Bryan Buckley.

This coming spring, U.S. Census workers will follow up with households that do not respond to questionnaire mailings.

What the shortened Census 2020 means for Oregon

The U.S. Census Bureau is ending its count efforts a month earlier than expected. We talk with Esperanza Tervalon-Garrett, the campaign manager for We Count Oregon, about what these changes could mean for Oregon.