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Portland Looks To Make Buildings More Bike-Friendly With Improved Parking Options

City commissioners are considering a host of updates to Portland’s zoning code that would require new buildings include more convenient and secure bike parking.

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As Talks For A New Columbia River Bridge Continue, Lawmakers Take Stock Of Past Work

Legislators from Washington and Oregon are getting a crash course in the scuttled "Columbia River Crossing" project — and thinking of what they might do differently this time around. 

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DOJ Announces Nationwide Initiative To Reduce Gun Violence

The Department of Justice announced Project Guardian on Wednesday, a nationwide initiative aimed at reducing gun violence through more prosecutions of gun crimes.

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Oregon Lawmakers Schedule Hearing On Controversial Bobcat Death

A young bobcat wandered into a Eugene school and was killed by government officials. The controversial decision made national news. Now, Oregon lawmakers want to get to the bottom of what happened.

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Another Multimillion Dollar Jury Verdict Against Amtrak Stemming From 2017 Derailment

Another passenger badly injured in the Amtrak train derailment south of Tacoma nearly two years ago will collect big-time damages.

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Patriot Prayer, Proud Boys Continue Violence Even As Legal Consequences Mount

Even as law enforcement changes to address political violence fueled by fringe groups, it’s not clear they alone can quell the regular clashes.

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Sets Campaign Contribution Limits

Wheeler says he will accept contributions of $5,000 per individual and $10,000 from organizations — a much higher limit than in a measure Portland voters approved in 2018.  

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Oregon Supreme Court Hears Arguments For The Youth Climate Crisis Case

The Oregon Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case brought by two teenagers who want the state to protect its natural resources from harm caused by climate change.

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Portland City Council Hears Concern Over Water Filtration Project Costs, Delays Design Vote

The council agreed to continue the debate until next week, and postpone voting on the design contract for at least another week.

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Multnomah County Readies Homeless Services For Winter Weather

People can call 211 to arrange donations to shelter spaces for items such as socks, hats and sleeping bags. People can also call 211 if they are looking to locate or get transportation to a shelter.