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Vancouver Unveils New Waterfront At Grand Opening

Thousands of people gathered Saturday on the shore of the Columbia River to celebrate the grand opening of the much-anticipated Vancouver Waterfront park.  

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Pendleton Round-Up Brings Old West Nostalgia To Eastern Oregon

The crowds in town for Round-Up events have peaked at 50,000 people in years past, tripling the population of Pendleton.

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ACLU Sues Trump Administration Over Access To ICE Detainees In Oregon

The ACLU of Oregon sued the Trump Administration, arguing that attorneys have not been able to meet with 121 immigration detainees housed at the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon.

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Oregon Attorney General Joins Letter Calling Trump Administration's Border Policy 'Inhumane'

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson have joined 19 other attorneys general calling on the Trump administration to end its practice of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Bartels Packing Closes Its Eugene Slaughterhouse, Lays Off More Than 140 Employees

Bartels Packing has shut its Eugene and Fern Ridge Lake-area slaughterhouse and meat packing operations, costing 142 workers their jobs and shuttering a 120-year-old business run by four generations of Bartels family members.

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Multnomah County Audit Of Homeless Services Will Include Closed Shelter

The Multnomah County auditor says he will include a review of how public dollars were spent at the Human Solutions Family Center as part of a broader audit of Homeless Services. 

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Oregon Class Size Bill Misses Key Legislative Deadline

An effort led by Oregon teachers to bring class size into contract negotiations appears to have failed. 

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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.

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'Me Siento Nervioso': Cuando La Escuela Se Convierte En Santuario

Niñas y niños latinos están preocupados por lo que podría pasarle a sus familias a raíz de la dura retórica de parte autoridades federales sobre la inmigración ilegal. 

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Producers' Choice: The Best 'Think Out Loud' Conversations Of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, the staff of OPB's "Think Out Loud" look back on some of their favorite conversations from the past year.