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Poll Shows Brown Holds Slight Lead In Oregon Governor's Race


Oregon Gov. Kate Brown holds a five-point lead against GOP gubernatorial challenger Rep. Knute Buehler, but many voters remain undecided according to a new poll conducted for OPB.

Oregon Voter Data For Sale On Dark Web, Secretary Of State Says


Oregon is one of 19 states whose voter registration data a 19-year-old seller has and is attempting to sell on the encrypted dark web.

Where They Stand: Oregon's Gubernatorial Candidates On Education


Where Gov. Kate Brown and her GOP opponent Rep. Knute Buehler differ is how they suggest paying for the ambitious school reforms they are proposing.

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Portland Mayor Proposes Fast Track Regulations For Public Protests

In a press conference Monday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said he plans to introduce a bill — as early as this week— to respond to “escalating” street violence.

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Astoria Bans Camping In The Woods In Response To Homeless

It is now illegal to camp in the woods around Astoria, but police say they don’t plan to start asking the estimated 30 homeless people living in the woods to move any time soon.

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Oregon Measure 103 Asks: Should Grocers Have Constitutional Protections?

The measure would wall off a segment of Oregon businesses from future tax increases. Advocates say it's about cheap food. Opponents say it's unnecessary and risky.

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Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65

Earlier this month Paul Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, had returned.

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Deschutes Deputy Under Investigation After Shooting Fleeing Suspect

Two shots fired by a deputy who is also a training instructor wounded a man wanted for arrest. The district attorney will decide whether to bring charges in the case.

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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.

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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.