Vancouver Launches Training In Response To Immigration Raids

OPB | Sept. 25, 2017

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

Athletes Blast Trump After President Targets Kaepernick, Curry

OPB | Sept. 23, 2017

President Trump said two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry was not welcome at the White House, then said NFL players who kneel for the national anthem should be fired.

'OPB Politics Now': Oregon's Sanctuary Law Under Fire

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Portland this week, and railed against Oregon’s "sanctuary state" law.

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3rd Oregon Supreme Court Justice Announces Retirement

OPB | Sept. 20, 2017 3:53 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Supreme Court Justice Jack Landau will step down at the end of this year.

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Live In Oregon? Equifax Doesn’t Have To Tell You If Your Data Was Compromised

OPB | Sept. 19, 2017 5:36 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

If you’re one of the 1.7 million Oregonians whose information was potentially compromised by the recent Equifax data breach, don’t expect to get a letter in the mail telling you about it.

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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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Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics

EarthFix | Sept. 19, 2017 8:19 a.m.

Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions To Speak In Portland Tuesday

OPB | Sept. 18, 2017 2:59 p.m.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Portland Tuesday. He plans to speak to local law enforcement agencies about immigration and sanctuary cities.

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Supporters Of Carbon ‘Cap And Invest’ Proposal Look Ahead To 2018

OPB | Sept. 18, 2017 1:57 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon lawmakers could use the five-week legislative session in 2018 to tackle an issue that fell short in this year’s session.

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Cascade Locks Businesses Ask For Help Recovering From Shutdown

OPB | Sept. 15, 2017 2:52 p.m.

The idea of the gift card campaign is to help generate revenue for small businesses that had to close their doors due to the Eagle Creek Fire. 

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Jeff Merkley Co-Sponsors Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare For All' Legislation

OPB | Sept. 11, 2017 3:26 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley joins several fellow senators on the left side of the Democratic caucus in pushing for government-funded health care.

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For $500, Oregon Turns Over Voter Data To Voter Fraud Commission

OPB | Sept. 11, 2017 11:36 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, complying with state law, has turned over a database of state voter information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity after the federal government paid a $500 fee.

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Eagle Creek Fire Brings Together Local, State, Federal Leaders

OPB | Sept. 9, 2017 4:53 p.m. | Troutdale, Oregon

The fire brought together a run of show that included local, state and federal leaders talking about the lessons that can be learned from the fire burning in the Columbia River Gorge.

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