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Clark County Now Says At Least 21 Confirmed Measles Cases

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Clark County Public Health officials say they now have 21 confirmed cases of measles and four suspected cases, and they’ve expanded the list of places where people may have been exposed.

4 Victims, Suspect Dead In Homicide In Rural Clackamas County

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Police say a Clackamas County man killed his parents, his girlfriend and his 9-month-old daughter before deputies shot and killed him. 

Oregon's Walden Gets Cheers And Jeers At Town Hall In Purple Bend

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It was the Republican's first town hall visit to Bend since being booed in 2017, and losing Deschutes County voters to a Democrat in 2018.

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People Take To The Streets Around Oregon For Women's March

Cities throughout the country, and world, organized events around the Women's March. Portland, at least officially, did not, but still held events focused on women's rights.

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Suspect Arrested In Connection To 2009 Nancy Bergeson Homicide

Christopher Alexander Williamson, 28, was arrested on Friday in connection to the 2009 homicide of Portland defense attorney Nancy Bergeson.

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Oregon Legislators Look For Ways To Help Federal Workers

State leaders say they're looking for ways to help federal workers, both those on furlough and others who are being required to work for no pay. 

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Oregon Bottle Deposit System Hits 90 Percent Redemption Rate

Oregon’s bottle deposit system is recycling more containers than ever before despite major disruptions in global recycling markets.

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Oregon Legislative Preview: Democrats In Charge With Ambitious Agenda

The 2019 session of the Oregon Legislature kicks off Jan. 22. With Gov. Kate Brown's re-election and new supermajorities in both chambers, Democrats will bring an ambitious agenda to the Capitol.

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Proposed Alternative To NRA's 'Murder Insurance' Has Early Support

A proposed alternative to the NRA's Carry Guard insurance has earned support on both sides of the gun debate. 

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Clark County Declares Public Health Emergency With 19 Measles Cases

Clark County Public Health has declared a public health emergency after confirm 19 cases of measles and 7 suspected cases.

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Federal Plan Could Reclassify Hanford Nuclear Waste — And Leave it in the Ground

A new proposal from the Trump administration could dramatically change the way the government cleans up radioactive tank waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington.

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Merkley Reveals Homeland Security Head Lied About Family Separation Policy

Sen. Jeff Merkley has asked for an investigation into the Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen after a memo revealed she lied to Congress about the administration’s knowledge of a family separation policy.

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Scientists Puzzled By High Cancer Rate Among West Coast Sea Lions

For almost 30 years, scientists have struggled to understand why so many sea lions get cancer. If they can, they also might answer some of the biggest questions about why humans do, too.

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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.