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There's A Cure For Hepatitis C, But Oregon Limits Access

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The opioid epidemic is spreading a virus: hepatitis C. A new class of drugs can cure it. But the state of Oregon limits who can get them.

Judge Hears From Angry Public On Portland Police Use Of Force Settlement

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U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon heard Thursday morning from frustrated and angry members of the public over how the Portland Police Bureau interacts with its constituents.

How The Opioid Crisis Could Lead To More Cases Of Liver Cancer In Oregon

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The opioid epidemic is spreading a virus among people who share needles: hepatitis C. Doctors consider it a silent killer, and Oregon has a particularly high rate of the infection. 

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Oregon Education Admin Fired After Harassment, Bullying Complaints

The Oregon Department of Education has fired a high-ranking administrator amid complaints about alleged bullying and harassment of colleagues and questions about his legislative agenda.

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Nonprofit Plans To Bring African-American Families Back To North Portland

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiative Inc. has come up with a plan to repopulate North and Northeast Portland with the African-American community that was displaced from there.

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Beaverton Schools Deputy Chief Resigns After Anti-Immigrant Tweet

After community outrage over his retweet of a message warning of dangerous "illegal aliens," Beaverton School District's deputy superintendent, Steve Phillips, resigned Tuesday.

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California Company Buys Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas

California-based SunPower has purchased solar panel manufacturer SolarWorld Americas and plans to invest in the Hillsboro solar manufacturing plant.

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Eastern Oregon Ranchers Push To Kill Pine Creek Wolves

Northeast Oregon ranchers are again seeking to eradicate the entire Pine Creek wolf pack from Baker County after the apex predators attacked livestock for the third time in just over a week.


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