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Dozens Attend Virtual Meeting On Future Of Washington's Wolves

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Dozens of people listened to a virtual meeting involving the future of wolf management in Washington state.

Oregon Sees Push For Strictest Gun Storage Law In US

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On Wednesday, 2,000 signatures were delivered to Oregon's elections office as part of an effort to get a measure on the 2020 ballot that would create the stiffest law in America requiring the safe storage of firearms.

Portland Report Highlights Need For New Response To Homeless Emergency Calls

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Portland City Council is in agreement: The city needs a new way to respond to emergency calls involving people who are experiencing homelessness.

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More Oregon Students Took State Exams In 2018-2019, But Passing Rates Are Down

Test results for Oregon schools show more students are taking state exams, but the percentage of students passing is down. And this year, the results hold a little more weight than usual.

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Montana Man Sentenced To 14 Months For Threat Against Portland Mayor

Under a picture of Wheeler preparing to ride his bike to work, Kermit Ty Poulson threatened to throw a Molotov cocktail through the mayor’s bedroom window if he did not fire an officer involved in a recent shooting. Poulson, 40, pleaded guilty in July.

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Polk County Officer Fatally Shoots Man In Salem Goodwill Store

A police officer with a Polk County drug enforcement team fatally shot a man Wednesday at a Goodwill store in West Salem.

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Oregon Governor Will Not Call Special Session To Adjust Death Penalty Law

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Wednesday she will not call a special session next week, after consensus failed to materialize around a bill to alter the death penalty.

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Timbers Fans Meeting With MLS Over Iron Front's Future

Major League Soccer says the Iron Front symbol is inappropriate. Timbers fans say people come to the game for more than just sports. 

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National Group Looking At Ballot Measure To Decriminalize All Drugs In Oregon

The Drug Policy Alliance, which has long argued that the war on drugs is a failure, has filed a decriminalization measure for the 2020 ballot in Oregon.

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Portland Neighborhood Rejects Annexation To Lake Oswego After Contentious Special Election

Clackamas County officials say the results will not officially be certified until there’s an opportunity for voters to contest four challenged ballots. But with a tally of 240 no-votes to 145 yes-votes, the voters’ rebuke of annexation won’t change.

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Oregon Universities Prepare For Start Of Classes — And An Employee Strike

Thousands of classified employees at Oregon’s public universities are preparing to strike. College administrators are making contingency plans in case a strike happens at the same time classes start.

 

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All Southbound Lanes Of I-5 Reopen After Barbur Boulevard Crash

All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 have re-opened after a crash near Barbur Boulevard in Southwest Portland. 

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Workers At Oregon's Public Universities Authorize Strike

Workers at Oregon’s public universities have voted to authorize a strike. Picketing could coincide with the start of the fall semester later this month.

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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.