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Medical Examiner's Report Shows Portland Police Shot Lane Martin 9 Times

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A Portland police officer shot Lane Martin nine times on July 30, according to a medical examiner's report released Thursday. The report also shows Martin had drugs in his system.

Oregon Attorney General Requests Student Loan Forgiveness Extension For Closed Schools

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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and 29 other attorneys general around the nation Thursday requested that the U.S. Department of Education extend the time frame to cancel student loans for students of now-closed schools.  

Cristi Martin Wants Her Son To Be The Last Person With A Mental Illness Shot By Portland Police

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For Cristi Martin, the question that breaks her heart each day is, why? Why did police shoot and kill her son Lane?

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New Reports On Oregon Schools Show An Overall Improvement In Attendance

The state released data on schools and districts Thursday covering attendance, student progress and whether students are on-track to graduate.

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Cut To Oregon State Hospital Wait Times Leaves Some Without Mental Health Care

A bill intended to reduce wait time for people stuck in jails to gain admission to the Oregon State Hospital has left some without the mental health treatment they need.

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Meet Gordon Sondland, The Ambassador Whose Texts Put Him At The Center Of Ukraine Scandal

Based on interviews with people who know Sondland, what emerges is a portrait of a man fixated on getting an ambassadorship in Europe and, once in the job, would do what it took to keep it.

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Boeing Jumbo Jet Returns To Central Washington To Become Flying Testbed

An iconic Boeing jet model nicknamed the Queen of the Skies swooped back into Moses Lake, Washington. AeroTEC will now modify the jumbo jet into a flying testbed for its new owner, Rolls-Royce.

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Family Of Missing UP Student Dispute Portland Police Narrative

The Portland Police Bureau announced Wednesday that they believe missing 18-year-old University of Portland student Owen Klinger left the area of his own free will.

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