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Oregon Appeals Court To Hear Case Challenging Fingerprint Science


For decades, fingerprints have been used as irrefutable evidence linking a person to a crime. But recently, science has found the way fingerprints are collected and analyzed is subject to error.

Oregon Bar Suspends Former US Attorney For Oregon Amanda Marshall


The Oregon State Bar and Amanda Marshall, the former U.S. Attorney for Oregon, have reached a settlement, following false statements she made to investigators regarding her affair with a subordinate.

Congressional Negotiators Reach Deal On Wildfire Funding


The massive spending bill funding the government includes a long-sought deal on wildfires and forest management.

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Forecasters Say Oregon's Wildfire Season Could Be Record-Setting

Even though Oregon and Washington are in the same region, long-range wildfire forecasts for the individual states are pretty different.

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Inslee Signs Nation's 1st Law Banning Food Packaging Chemicals

Washington will soon phase out nonstick chemicals in its food packaging. Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Wednesday that will eventually restrict perfluorinated chemicals.

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In Dispute With Tenants, Oregon Lawmaker Plans To Subpoena Newspaper, Activists

As part of an ongoing lawsuit, Oregon state Sen. Rod Monroe's lawyers say they'll subpoena Willamette Week and Portland Tenants United.

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New Washington Laws Aim To Address Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed into law several measures aimed at addressing sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Captive-Raised Native Sucker Fish Make 1st Ever Return To Klamath Lake

The release kicked off a new phase in efforts to bring back two endangered fish called suckers on the Oregon-California border. 

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