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Oregon Faith Leaders Announce Initiative Petition To Regulate Some Firearms

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A group of Oregon faith leaders, filed an initiative petition with the Secretary of State on Monday hoping to get new gun laws on the November ballot.

Schools Plan, Businesses Worry – An Old Timber Town Prepares For Oregon’s New Tax

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Oregon’s new business tax goes into effect Jan. 1. It’s meant to raise $1 billion a year for education. It’s an opportunity for schools, but it’s prompted mixed reactions from businesses. 

Investigation Underway After Fatal Police Shooting In Southeast Portland

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Police have yet to identify the reason behind the shooting or identify the deceased person.

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Oregon Senators Support Revoking Wounded Knee Massacre Medals

Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon talks about legislation to revoke medals of honor given to U.S. soldiers after the Wounded Knee massacre. 

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Central Catholic Tops Lake Oswego For Oregon State Football Title

The Central Catholic Rams won their third Oregon state football championship in program history Saturday, defeating the Lake Oswego Lakers 49-28 at Hillsboro Stadium.

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Clark College Faculty Union Votes To Authorize Strike

The date of the strike will depend on reaction from the Vancouver, Washington, community college and whether it decides to return to the bargaining table.

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Student Activists Hold Another Youth Climate Strike In Downtown Portland

Youth activists led a climate strike rally in downtown Portland, demanding action from city leaders and recognition of the impacts facing Pacific Islanders.

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Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Running For Another Term

The commissioner stopped by OPB’s Think Out Loud Thursday to discuss the sweeping changes she has planned for the city’s neighborhood associations and community groups.

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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.