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Trump: Why Allow Immigrants From 'Shithole Countries'

President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the conversation.

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Oregon Sues Monsanto For PCB Clean-Up Costs

Oregon is suing the agro-chemical company Monsanto to help clean up toxic chemicals in the environment.

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Human Health Put At Risk In Oregon By Air Pollution Permit Backlog: Audit

A backlog of outdated air pollution permits is endangering public health and frustrating business owners, according to a new report.

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Supporters Want To Rename A Portland Street For Harvey Milk — And Send A Message

Street renamings don’t happen often in Portland – and when they do, they’re usually complicated by issues of race, class and politics.

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California Cannabis Shops Roll Out Hoopla As Sales Set To Start

Marijuana legalization arrives Monday in California with lots of hoopla, but only a handful of cities will initially have retail outlets ready to sell recreational pot.

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Oregon Governor Wants $5 Million To Shelter Homeless Families

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says she will ask the Legislature to approve $5 million in new state funding to help provide shelter for homeless families.

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Neighbors Skeptical Of Smith Rock B&B Proposal

The Mazamas want to develop a three-room bed and breakfast and a 10-site campground across the road from Smith Rock's red rock faces. 

Technology | Arts | Business | Entertainment | local | Communities | 2017: The Year In Review

'Oregon Art Beat' 2017: Animation Revolution, A Stellar Experience Of Art And More

A look back at "Oregon Art Beat's" year of animation, natural wonders of light and lack there of, timeless voices and more.

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OPB's Favorite Videos From 2017

Here’s a look back at some of our favorite videos of 2017.

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10 Most Viewed OPB Stories Of 2017

The Pacific Northwest and the nation saw drastic shifts in every aspect of life in 2017. Here, we've highlighted the top 10 most viewed OPB stories of 2017 and had reporters offer insight on each assignment.