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Wheeler Says PPB Improving Response To People In Mental Health Crises


The city has been under federal oversight after the Department of Justice found the police bureau engages in a pattern and practice of excessive use of force against people suffering from mental health issues.

Antifa, Patriot Prayer Brawl Leads To Portland Assaults

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Yelling resounded off buildings, flash-bangs blasted and the smell of pepper spray wafted through the air as the twilight march broke down into random street skirmishes Saturday.

Washington Supreme Court Tosses Out State's Death Penalty


Washington state's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty, as applied, violates its Constitution.  

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Poll Shows Herrera Beutler And Long In Virtual Tie In Race For Congress

New poll results claim Democratic challenger Carolyn Long is leading Republican incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler by a two-point margin, 45 to 43 percent.

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Facing Criticism, Buehler Attacks Trump Immigration Policy

State Rep. Knute Buehler, seeking middle ground on immigration issues in his race for governor, criticized the Trump administration Thursday.

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6 Children From Washington Hit With Rare Disease Similar To Polio

Six children from Washington have been hospitalized so far this year acute flaccid myelitis, a rare disease similar to polio.

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'Hateful And Racist' Ad Shocks Southern Oregon Senate Candidates

Senate District 3 candidate Jessica Gomez and other Republican leaders have denounced a video circulating on social media as “hateful and racist.”

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Oregon Republicans Ask For Ethics Investigation Into Brown Campaign

The Oregon Republican Party filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission on Wednesday, asking them to investigate whether Gov. Kate Brown used public funds for campaign purposes. 

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