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New Reports On Oregon Schools Show An Overall Improvement In Attendance

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The state released data on schools and districts Thursday covering attendance, student progress and whether students are on-track to graduate.

Cristi Martin Wants Her Son To Be The Last Person With A Mental Illness Shot By Portland Police

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For Cristi Martin, the question that breaks her heart each day is, why? Why did police shoot and kill her son Lane?

Oregon Lottery Releases New Mobile Sports Betting Game

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Scoreboard allows players to bet on various professional sports from its mobile app or desktop-based game.

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Oregon Republican Accuses Democrats Of Creating Hostile Work Environment

A Republican in the Oregon Senate lodged a handful of formal complaints against his Democratic colleagues for creating a hostile workplace.

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Family Of Missing UP Student Dispute Portland Police Narrative

The Portland Police Bureau announced Wednesday that they believe missing 18-year-old University of Portland student Owen Klinger left the area of his own free will.

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Burgerville Offers Employees $1 Hourly Raise, Union Preparing To Strike

The Burgerville Workers Union said in a press release Wednesday that this is not a raise, but a “marketing ploy.”  

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High-Profile Democrats To Square Off In Oregon Secretary Of State Race

With the addition of Rep. Jennifer Williamson, the Oregon secretary of state field now includes three Democrats who can run a viable campaign.

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Multnomah County's Tally Of Homeless Deaths Shows 2018 Marked An All-Time High

The final tally is the highest ever: 92 homeless people died last year, nearly double the death toll released in 2012, when the county started keeping track.

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2 Oregon Counties Offer Vote-By-Smartphone To Overseas Voters

Two Oregon counties are offering the opportunity for U.S. military members, their dependents and others living overseas to vote in special elections this November with smartphones.

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Downtown Portland's Urban Falconry Demonstration Draws Big Crowds

On Tuesday evening, Integrated Avian Solutions demonstrated how they’ve been working to get rid of downtown Portland's resident crows since 2017.

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Some Lanes Reopen On I-5 Southbound North Of Woodburn Following Crash

A crash involving two semi-trucks closed the southbound lanes of I-5 just north of Woodburn Tuesday afternoon. The collision caused a fire involving the trucks, further disrupting traffic in the area.

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Cut To Oregon State Hospital Wait Times Leaves Some Without Mental Health Care

A bill intended to reduce wait time for people stuck in jails to gain admission to the Oregon State Hospital has left some without the mental health treatment they need.

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Owl Vs. Owl: Should Humans Intervene To Save A Species?

A controversial experiment by the U.S. government is testing whether the northern spotted owl's rapid decline in the Pacific Northwest can be stopped by killing its aggressive East Coast cousin, the barred owl.

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.