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Youth Activists In Portland, Other NW Cities, Plan To Join National Climate Strike

Student activists from around the nation will walk out of class and take part in another youth climate strike to call on global leaders to take action against climate change.

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Portland Tourists Will Now Help Pay For Homeless Services

For over a year, regional leaders have been hammering out an agreement to take some of the money flowing in from local taxes on rental cars and hotels and redirect it toward homeless services.

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A Comet From Another Star Hints That Our Solar System Isn't One-Of-A-Kind

The comet, 2I/Borisov, looks surprisingly like comets closer to home. It's a sign that the processes that formed the sun and planets are at work elsewhere in the universe.

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Report On Probe Of Washington Rep. Matt Shea May Be Released Next Week

The Spokesman-Review reports that Democrats plan to meet next week with their caucus leadership about the report. The newspaper says some version of the report or an executive summary will be released to the public after that.

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Washington Supreme Court Leaves Car Tab Measure On Hold

The Washington Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that a voter-approved $30 car tab measure will remain on hold while a legal fight over the initiative’s constitutionality plays out.

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Portland City Government To Transition Away From Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Portland’s government is getting rid of its stock of roughly 300 gasoline-powered leaf blowers, which city leaders say are a menace to both the environment and the eardrums of the operators. 

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Pelosi Says House Democrats Will Draft Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

The House speaker made the announcement Thursday morning at the Capitol, following the first hearing on Wednesday by the panel that would draft those articles.

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'It's A Fluid Process': Republicans Huddle With White House On Senate Trial

During a House impeachment hearing President Trump rebuked, White House officials huddled with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill to plot a potential trial in the upper chamber.

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Wood-Burning Advisory In Place For Much Of Oregon, SW Washington

An air quality advisory has been issued in Northwest and Central Oregon and Southwest Washington due to stagnate air conditions trapping woodsmoke in the air. 

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Timber Unity Recall Effort Against Oregon Coastal Democrat Comes Up Short

The effort was a test of fledgling political group Timber Unity's might. It's the third time opponents have failed to recall a Democrat this year.