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Portland City Council Extends Housing Emergency, Relocation Assistance

OPB | Oct. 4, 2017 9:53 a.m.

The housing emergency was first declared October 2015 and has been extended once before to continue to address homelessness in Portland.

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Vancouver Launches Training In Response To Immigration Raids

OPB | Sept. 25, 2017 4:01 p.m.

For the first time in Southwest Washington, organizers are training community members on how best to respond to an immigration raid.

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PPS Launches Investigation Into Alleged Sex Abuse By Former Teacher

OPB | Sept. 19, 2017 4:28 p.m.

Portland Public Schools launched an investigation Tuesday into an alleged pattern of sexual harassment and abuse by a former teacher and coach.

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Raising 2 Sons And Navigating 2 Races

OPB | Sept. 13, 2017 7:45 a.m.

OPB is asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their daily lives. Today, a white couple adjusts to raising a mixed-race family.

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Portland Police To Stop Labeling People As 'Gang Members'

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 3:57 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Police Bureau says it will stop labeling people as gang members following concern the label disproportionately affects people of color.

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Seattle Couple Gets Engaged In Newport During Eclipse

Statesman Journal | Aug. 22, 2017 10:02 a.m. | Newport, Oregon

A Seattle couple got engaged in Newport as the moon blocked the sun.

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Oregon Rainbow Gathering: Bliss For Campers, Headache For Forest Service

OPB | July 6, 2017 11:38 p.m.

This year’s national event south of John Day in Oregon drew 13,120 campers — almost double the entire population of Grant County — much to the dismay of the Forest Service.

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Oregon Senate Approves Medical Coverage For Immigrant Children

OPB | July 3, 2017 4:57 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

A measure that would pay health insurance coverage for children who are in the country illegally is one step closer to law in Oregon.

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Refugee Advocates Expect Challenges Even If Travel Ban Gets Tossed

OPB | July 3, 2017 3:54 p.m.

Refugee programs in the Portland area are still coming to terms with what the partial reinstatement of President Trump’s refugee and travel ban means for the vulnerable people they serve.

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Oregon Moves Closer To Stronger Sanctuary State Law

OPB | June 20, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers want to make it harder for federal immigration agents to find people living in the country illegally.

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