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Mounted Patrol Unit Whinnies A Final Goodbye To Portland

OPB | Aug. 16, 2017 3:44 p.m.

The Mounted Patrol Unit officially retired after 40 years of service.

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Learning About West Nile To Save Sage Grouse

NWPR/EarthFix | Aug. 15, 2017 2:51 p.m.

Mosquitoes can carry dangerous diseases — like the West Nile virus. Turns out, the mosquito-transmitted virus is deadly for one of the West’s most iconic birds: the sage grouse.

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Trump Blames 'Both Sides' For Charlottesville

AP | Aug. 15, 2017 1:40 p.m.

President Donald Trump says the groups protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "also very violent."

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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.

NW Life | History | local

200 Years Later, Centralia Celebrates Its Very Own George Washington

OPB | Aug. 11, 2017 4:18 p.m. | Centralia, Washington

The town of Centralia, Washington, is gearing up to celebrate the 200th birthday of the city’s founder. His name will sound familiar, but his story is likely one you’ve never heard.

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Portland Mayor Taps Danielle Outlaw To Be Police Chief

OPB | Aug. 7, 2017 4 p.m. | Portland

Mayor Ted Wheeler offered the position to Danielle Outlaw, 41, a deputy chief in the Oakland Police Department.

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Portland Plans African-American Community Center For Neighborhood It Once Demolished

OPB | Aug. 1, 2017 4:20 p.m. | Portland

Portland leaders say the proposed development — in the historic heart of the city's African American community — will foster affordable housing and returning businesses.

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Iconic Portland Sign Renovation Nearing Completion

OPB | July 31, 2017 3:26 p.m.

No design changes for the sign — just new neon and a lighter aluminum construction.

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Refurbished 'Portland' Sign Returning To Its Concert Hall Spot

Portland Tribune | July 27, 2017 10:08 a.m.

A refurbished Portland sign will make its return engagement at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall beginning July 31. Once firmly in place, the "new" sign will be re-lit in a special Aug. 16 ceremony.

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