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State Dismisses Criminal Charges Against Suspended Judge Vance Day

The state of Oregon is dropping criminal charges against suspended Marion County Judge Vance Day due to the absence of a key witness on the eve of his trial.

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Oregon Closes Election Complaint Over Deal Brokered By Brown

Oregon's elections director says an investigation turned up no evidence a deal brokered by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown regarding ballot measures violated state law.

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Portland City Council Candidates Disagree On Baseball, Rent Control, Homelessness

A look at where Portland City Council candidates Loretta Smith and Jo Ann Hardesty stand on the issues. Spoiler alert: They disagree about major-league baseball, rent control and how the homelessness crisis should be answered.

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Oregon Advocates Vow To Fight To Preserve Transgender Protections

As the Trump administration mulls narrowing the definition of sex in federal civil rights laws, Oregon lawmakers and advocacy groups vow to bolster protections for transgender Oregonians.

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Sandra Day O'Connor Says She Has Dementia, Withdraws From Public Life

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor says she has been diagnosed with "the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease."

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Portland Blames Man Shot By Police In Homeless Shelter For His Own Death

The city of Portland says the man who entered a homeless shelter with a knife in April is to blame for his own death, according to a filing in federal court Monday.

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Long-Range Forecast Predicts A Mild Winter For Pacific Northwest

The primary driver for the winter outlook is the emergence of El Nino. That's a warming of the equatorial Pacific Ocean that tends to bring mild winters to the Pacific Northwest.

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Evidence Shows Khashoggi Was 'Brutally Murdered,' Turkish President Says

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "brutally murdered" as part of a meticulous plan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday.

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Here's How Russia Runs Its Disinformation Effort Against The 2018 Midterms

Court documents, intelligence reports and other official accounts have now created the most comprehensive picture yet of one key aspect of the "active measures" targeting the West.

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Supreme Court Blocks Commerce Secretary Questioning In Census Lawsuits, For Now

The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily shield Wilbur Ross from facing questioning under oath in challenges to the 2020 census citizenship question.