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People Arm Themselves As Tensions Rise Over Homeless RVs At Washington's Capitol

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The Washington Capitol now finds itself grappling with an issue that’s been front and center in Seattle, Portland and many other West Coast cities — people who are homeless living in dilapidated recreational vehicles parked on public streets.

'That ID Won't Fly:' A Deadline Looms For Northwest Air Travelers

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Next October, the Transportation Security Administration will stop accepting regular Washington and Oregon driver's licenses to pass through airport screening checkpoints.

Protesters Take Over Oregon Governor's Office Over Jordan Cove Project; 21 Arrested

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Gov. Kate Brown popped by to speak with the protesters Thursday night. Shortly after her visit, Oregon State Police began issuing trespassing notices to the activists, according to the group Southern Oregon Rising Tide, and arresting those who refused to leave.

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Portland Officials Zero In On New Program For 911 Calls Involving People Experiencing Homelessness

City commissioners accepted recommendations on the new program, which aims to provide a more compassionate response to people in crisis as well as free up emergency responders for life-threatening calls.

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Could The Portland Area See A Snowy Thanksgiving? Perhaps, NWS Says.

The National Weather Service in Portland, Oregon, said there is still a lot of uncertainty in next week's forecast.

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Oregon Republican Drops Complaint Against Democrats For Creating Hostile Workplace

The Oregon Senate Republican who complained Democrats created a hostile workplace in the state Legislature has withdrawn his complaints.

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Clark County Child With Measles Arrived At PDX, Visited Hospitals

Clark County is investigating another case of measles. An unvaccinated child returned from an international flight last week.

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Corbett School Board Votes To Become Charter School District

The Corbett School District board approved the application to become a charter school district Wednesday. The district says the end of an open-enrollment law pushed its decision.

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