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Oregon State Senator Wants Tougher Response From ODE On Harassment

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Response to sexual harassment by a director at Oregon Department of Education has drawn criticism from a  nationally-recognized state senator.

Inslee's Budget Wish List: More Money For Schools And A Carbon Tax

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday rolled out his proposal for an update to the state’s two-year, $43 billion budget. Here are the top five items on the governor’s budget wish list.

Washington Rep Accused Of Harassment Resigns Leadership Position

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Central Washington University said it’s preparing to investigate new allegations of misconduct against state Rep. Matt Manweller, who’s a tenured political science professor there.

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Washington Governor Promises State Action On Net Neutrality Protections

A day ahead of a vote by the Federal Communications Commission on a plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday that he and other state leaders will take steps to protect consumers regardless of the outcome.

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OPB's 2017 Photos Of The Year

A look back at some of the most transcending images from the biggest stories of the year.

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Campaigns Present Competing Narratives On Oregon Health Care Measure

Supporters and opponents of a proposed health care tax on the Oregon ballot disagree about impact on Medicaid recipients.

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Rosenblum, 17 More Attorneys General Ask FCC To Delay Net Neutrality Vote

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum is asking the Federal Communications Commission to delay its decision on net neutrality. 

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Down Syndrome Families Divided Over Abortion Ban

An Ohio bill would ban abortions after a Down syndrome diagnosis. It's become a divisive issue in the community, much like it is everywhere else.

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Deputy AG To Answer Allegations Of Bias On Special Counsel's Team

Rod Rosenstein is set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to discuss special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's election interference.

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Democrat Doug Jones Defeats Republican Roy Moore In Alabama Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones has won the Alabama Senate special election, according to the Associated Press, eking out a once unheard of victory after GOP opponent Roy Moore was accused of sexual assault.

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Right Wing Group, Counter-Protestors Hold Opposing Rallies Outside Clinton Event

The far-right group Patriot Prayer held a protest outside Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Downtown Portland where Hillary Clinton was speaking as part of her book tour.

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Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

The company's lawsuit claims Oregon regulators inappropriately targeted the art glass maker.