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Oregon Officials Say They're Ready For Eclipse

OPB | Aug. 15, 2017 3:37 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

A million people may flock to Oregon over the coming week to view the total eclipse of the sun. State officials said Tuesday that they're as prepared as they can possibly be.

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North Carolina Protesters Pull Down Confederate Statue

AP | Aug. 14, 2017 5:44 p.m.

Protesters in North Carolina have toppled a long-standing statue of a Confederate soldier.

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Watch: Why Eclipses Have Always Fascinated Us

OPB | Aug. 14, 2017 1:23 p.m.

One event links ancient mythology, the world's first computer and Albert Einstein. It's happening in Oregon on August 21st.

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Overlook Neighborhood Association Looks To Exclude Homeless

Portland Tribune | Aug. 10, 2017 9:59 a.m.

City says neighborhood associations aren't designed for just those who own homes. The future of Hazelnut Grove village remains in question.

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Oregon Could Break Records For Power Consumption During Heat Wave

OPB | Aug. 1, 2017 3:48 p.m.

As more people turn on the air conditioners and fans, electrical equipment struggles to keep up.

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How Farming Inside Wildlife Refuges Is Transforming Klamath Basin Agriculture

OPB/EarthFix | July 26, 2017 7 p.m. | Tulelake, California

While controversial, the common practice of farming on the Klamath wildlife refuges has resulted in an interesting new direction for agriculture across the basin. 

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Health Department Reviews Anti-Pot Message Aimed At Latinos

AP | July 25, 2017 2:22 p.m.

The Washington Department of Health is apologizing after some people were offended by anti-marijuana messaging aimed at Latino youth in the Yakima area.

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2 Portland Police Chief Candidate Finalists Identified

OPB | July 24, 2017 5:33 p.m.

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is meeting with four police chief finalists this week. The finalists include current chief Mike Marshman and an assistant chief of police from Pittsburgh.

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Birds Take Backseat To Fish, Farms In The Klamath Basin

OPB/EarthFix | July 24, 2017 6 a.m. | Merrill, Oregon

There’s always a bird – or 20 –  in sight at Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge. But really, there should be many, many more.

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Portland Mayor Wants To Take Police Deadly Force Issue Before Court

OPB | July 21, 2017 10:22 a.m.

The mayor is expected to file an ordinance Friday that would compel officers to be interviewed within 48-hours of a deadly force incident.

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