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Oregon Leaders Plan Congressional Hearings On Chemawa Indian School


Tribal leaders and members of Oregon’s congressional delegation have been concerned that Chemawa is mismanaged and falling short of its mission to serve as a refuge for Native youth in search of stability and education.

How The Youth Villages Model Could Inform Oregon Foster Care

OPB | Broadcast: March 21, 2019

We explore Tennessee's approach to child welfare, its Youth Villages model, and how they can inform Oregon's foster care system, which continues struggle to provide for the most vulnerable children.

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Throws Out Old System Of Clinical Trials


The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is trying a new system of clinical trials. Instead of sticking to accepted cancer treatments, doctors are now using every tool at their disposal to cure each individual patient's cancer.

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Sen. Patty Murray Says She'll Push For Daylight Saving Time Year-Round

Sen. Patty Murray said she is committed to helping West Coast states get the congressional OK to adopt year-round daylight saving time.

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Report Quantifies Mistrust Of The Portland Police Bureau

A report released by the Portland Police Bureau found 71 percent of community members only trust the police somewhat, a little or not at all – and that lack of trust is much higher in communities of color.

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Oregon, Washington Studded Tire Season Ends March 31

Studded tires cause about $8.5 million in damage each year to Oregon highways, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. 

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Should Oregon Lawmakers Make More Money? Some Senators Say Yes

A bill this session would increase lawmaker salaries by 63 percent. Backers say it's the only way to attract diverse candidates. 

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Conflict To Collaboration: Central Oregon Irrigators Celebrate With Diverse Group

Delivering water in a pipe isn’t a radical idea. Unless you’re talking about modernizing irrigation in Central Oregon.

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