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TriMet Attack Defense Seeks To Limit What Jurors Can See, Hear


Lawyers for Jeremy Christian want to limit how much jurors can see and hear during his trial in the 2017 TriMet attacks. 

Suspended Marion County Judge Faces Trial On Felony Gun Charges

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Following a three-year suspension, a failed Supreme Court appeal, a canceled trial and a sudden change of venue, Marion County Judge Vance Day is finally set to stand trial two felony gun charges. 

Oregon Prison Last In Country To House ICE Detainees


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has all but abandoned its use of federal prisons to house detainees.

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'OPB Politics Now:' Hot Congressional Races in Southwest Washington and Oregon

Democrats are trying to take back control of the US House. Two of the Republican incumbents they’re targeting are in the Pacific Northwest.

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Chickenpox Outbreak To Keep Dozens Of Battle Ground Students Home

A chickenpox outbreak at Daybreak Primary School in Battle Ground will keep some students home effective Monday.

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Supreme Court Suspends Proceedings In Youth-Led Climate Case In Eugene

The U.S. Supreme Court has suspended proceedings in a youth-led climate case scheduled to go to trial in Eugene beginning Oct. 29.

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Oregon's Gubernatorial Candidates On Death Penalty, Capital Punishment

Oregon’s stance toward capital punishment is just one of the issues facing voters as they decide who should set the political and policy agenda in Salem for the next four years.

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Eugene Installs Surveillance Trailers Downtown

Each trailer holds three high-definition cameras that have infrared capabilities for recording at night. Police will be able to control the cameras with smartphones or tablets.

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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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