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What False-Negatives Can Tell Us About Oregon's COVID-19 Numbers


With reports of false negatives and high death rates, it's hard to tell how accurate Oregon's COVID-19 data is. We break down all the things that could have wrong — and how they can go right.

Pandemic Reveals Oregon's Major Child Care Problem


As counties across Oregon reopen and look to workers to return, they may find that working parents can't find care for their children. 

Khanh Pham Is Going To Salem, And Bringing Her Community With Her


Khanh Pham recently won the Democratic primary for Oregon House District 46, the East Portland district that includes neighborhoods where she’s been building community connections for years.

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Baker County Circuit Court Judge Stands By Oregon Coronavirus Orders Injunction

The Baker County Circuit Court Judge who vacated more than 20 of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's executive orders surrounding the coronavirus pandemic said he won't back down from his decision.

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Cherries Are Almost Here, But There Will Be Less Fruit Than Usual

While the world grapples with the spread of the novel coronavirus, cherry farmers in the Northwest face an outbreak of "little cherry disease" in their crops.

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Oregon Primate Study Gives Hope For Post-Infection Immunity To COVID-19

One question about COVID-19 we still don’t know the answer to is if people who’ve had the disease can be re-infected.

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Neighborhood Groups Advocate For Sanctioned Homeless Camps

A coalition of North Portland neighborhood associations is pushing the city to create organized camps for people experiencing homelessness.

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Signatures Submitted For Oregon Measure To Decriminalize Psilocybin

People hoping to decriminalize the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, psilocybin, for therapeutic uses in Oregon submitted their petitions for the November ballot Friday.

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COVID-19 In Oregon: By The Numbers

The Accountability Project at the Investigative Reporting Workshop

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