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Thousands Gather In Portland For 5th Night Of George Floyd Demonstrations

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Calls for Oregon leaders to meaningfully address systemic racism and police brutality continued Tuesday with a fifth night of widespread demonstrations in Portland.

New PSU Program For Incarcerated Women Confronts Pandemic In First Year

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Spring term is coming to a close for a group of women in a new Portland State University class at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. The year is ending differently from how it started due to coronavirus.

Tourist Lodgings Reopening Along Oregon And Washington Shores

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Hotels and vacation rentals in coastal Oregon and Washington are ready to welcome back visitors after a roughly two month shutdown of tourist lodgings.

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Tolling Should Be In Place By Time I-5 Rose Quarter Project Is Finished, ODOT Says

A top Oregon Department of Transportation official says tolling is now an integral part of the controversial I-5 freeway widening project in Portland.

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As Oregon State Parks Slowly Reopen, Layoffs Are Inevitable

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department will eliminate 47 positions by June 30 due to the economic challenges of COVID-19.

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For People Living With HIV, A New Public Health Crisis In COVID-19

Many essential services for people living with HIV have shifted from in-person to virtual. The head of the Cascade AIDS Project tells OPB about supporting people with HIV amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Prisons Have Oregon's Largest COVID Outbreak But Testing, Social Distancing Remain Scarce

Two of the most critical elements to getting through the coronavirus pandemic — social distancing and widespread testing for the virus — are sorely lacking inside Oregon's prisons.

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Protests Force Leaders To Weigh Coronavirus Spread Against The Right To Political Expression

As thousands take to the streets to demand justice, Oregon leaders are expressing concern that such mass gatherings could hasten the spread of the coronavirus.

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COVID-19 In Oregon: By The Numbers

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Keep track of how COVID-19 is spreading through Oregon with regularly updated numbers.