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PSU's Evolution: Updating Campus To Attract New Generation Of Students


Portland State University's new buildings reflect an attempt to provide an affordable education in a modern package. 

Trump Administration Says It Won't Sell Off BPA Tranmission Lines


The Trump administration has abandoned its bid to sell off the Pacific Northwest’s publicly owned utility transmission lines, according to Republican Congressional members who were briefed on the decision.

Elifritz's Criminal History Raises Questions About What Officers Knew


John Elifritz’s Oregon Department of Corrections file raises questions about what Portland Police knew about his criminal history the day they shot and killed him.

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US, Canada Exclude Tribes From Renegotiation Of Columbia River Treaty

A spokesperson said the State Department will consult with Northwest tribes as negotiations proceed, but the department has “no plans to change the composition of the team.”

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Farm Bill Failure Worries Northwest Farmers With Crop Insurance

The U.S. House of Representatives recently failed to pass a farm bill and Northwest farmers are worried that the process is not plowing ahead.

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Kicker Coming? Oregon Tax Revenues Might Exceed Estimates

A forecast released Wednesday shows Oregon taxpayers might have $555.3 million coming back to them.

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Startup University Challenge: How To Scale Up, Without Losing What Works

Like colleges and universities across the country, OSU-Cascades is part of a changing landscape in higher education.

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Family Of Man Shot At Homeless Shelter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

The family of a man shot and killed by police at a Southeast Portland homeless shelter has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Portland and the individual officers involved in the fatal shooting.

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