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Big Changes Coming To Portland Schools' Land, Even Without Baseball

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Major League Baseball isn't coming to the home of Oregon's largest school district. But big, radical change is still coming to this part of Portland — and that could mean a windfall for the district. 

Top Oregon Dems Call Harassment Investigation 'Personal Or Political'

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In its most pointed response to date, the Legislature says Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian's complaint against lawmakers is "reckless" and "improper."

Study Finds Kalama Methanol Plant Would Reduce Global Carbon Emissions

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A new study finds a controversial fossil fuel refinery proposed in Southwest Washington would actually reduce global carbon emissions.

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Cannon Beach Police Seek Information On Dead Rabbits

Police in Cannon Beach are asking for information about the discovery of a half-dozen dead rabbits.

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Gov. Kate Brown Questions Looser High School Class Time Rules

Seven weeks after backing her state Board of Education’s decision to loosen high school instruction-time requirements, Gov. Kate Brown is second-guessing the decision.

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Enrollment Continues To Decline At Oregon Colleges, Universities

Total university enrollment is at its lowest point since 2012, and the enrollment of students from Oregon is in a trough not seen since 2008.

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Pendleton Is A Hub For Drone Testing. Now, It Wants To Expand Its Capacity.

A dream to make rural Pendleton, Oregon, into a drone-testing mecca is taking flight.

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Jamie McLeod-Skinner Mulls 2nd Run For Oregon's 2nd District

“I came to the mic for my concession speech and people were already chanting ‘2020,’” she said in an interview with the East Oregonian on Friday.

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Listen: OPB's 'Bundyville' Podcast

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From Longreads and Oregon Public Broadcasting, “Bundyville” is a seven-part series chronicling the rise, fall and resurgence of the Bundy family, the armed uprisings they inspired and the fight over the future of the American West.

Listen: The OPB Politics Now Podcast

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OPB Politics Now dives deep into the hottest political topics of the week, offering the scoop on candidates and issues affecting the Pacific Northwest.