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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Sets Campaign Contribution Limits


Wheeler says he will accept contributions of $5,000 per individual and $10,000 from organizations — a much higher limit than in a measure Portland voters approved in 2018.  

Taylor: Sondland Talked To Trump Directly About Investigating Ukraine Firm Linked To Bidens


A top U.S. diplomat testifies that Portland businessman Gordon Sondland had early knowledge that President Trump was seeking a Ukrainian investigation of political rival Joe Biden in exchange for military aid.

Scientists Discover Microplastics In Oregon Oysters And Razor Clams


Nowhere is safe from these tiny plastic particles. And yes, they may have come from your clothing.

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Congressional Study Highlights The High Costs Of Oregon Diabetes Medications

Diabetes medications in Oregon costs twice as much as in Canada – and more than four times as much as in Australia – according to a new report.

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Washington Voters Narrowly Reject Effort To Bring Back Affirmative Action

The Associated Press declared Referendum 88 rejected late Tuesday afternoon, one week after Election Day. Soon after, the pro-affirmative action Washington Fairness Coalition sent out a concession statement.

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Federal Lawsuit Aims To Kill Stalled Methanol Refinery Project

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday aims to keep one of the world's biggest methanol refineries from being built along the Columbia River in Washington state.

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Groups Seek To Take Oregon Redistricting Out Of State Legislature's Hands

A coalition of political and government watchdog groups wants to create a commission to redraw political boundary lines in Oregon following the 2020 census, taking the power out of lawmakers' hands.

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Wapato Jail May Be Spared Demolition As Owner Searches For Funder

Jordan Schnitzer is launching another push to convert North Portland’s never-used Wapato Jail into a homeless shelter, a reversal from his Oct. 10 announcement that the demolition of the facility was all but guaranteed.

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