Portland Region Officials Begin Work On Congestion Pricing Tolling Plan

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An Oregon Department of Transportation advisory committee is supposed to recommend a tolling plan by June.

St. Charles Health Makes Cuts Despite Booming Local Economy

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St. Charles announces layoffs, pay cuts and buy outs despite the healthy local economy and expansion plans.

Health Group Tries To Improve African American Birth Outcomes With Doulas

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Oregon’s coordinated care organizations have tried many different ways to improve health among communities of color. The latest effort includes providing doulas for African American mothers-to-be.

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Trump Backs Billy Williams To Keep US Attorney For Oregon Job

President Donald Trump nominated Interim U.S. Attorney Billy Williams to be Oregon's top federal law enforcement official in the state. He's required to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. 

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Oregon Senate GOP Elects First African American Woman To Lead Caucus

Jackie Winters, R-Salem, won a closed-door election to lead the 13-member Senate GOP delegation.

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Raw Emotions Fill Courtroom During Bail Hearing For Alleged TriMet Killer

Defense attorneys on Wednesday provided new details about Jeremy Christian, the man accused of murdering two people in May while riding a light rail train in Portland.

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US Justice Department Threatens Oregon Over Sanctuary Policy

The U.S. Department of Justice has put Multnomah County, the state of Oregon and 27 other jurisdictions on notice that their sanctuary policies may cost them federal money.

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Patients Get 3-D View Of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Doctors at the Tuality/OHSU Cancer Center in Hillsboro have started giving patients a three-dimensional virtual explanation of their prostate radiation treatment.

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Oregon Spent $260,000 For Military Backup During Eclipse

The Oregon Military Department is requesting an extra $260,724 for its current budget in order to pay for the costs of managing the crowds during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse.

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Portland Plans To Give Away Its Old Tasers. Are They Safe?

The Portland Police Bureau is looking to get rid of close to 700 outdated Tasers, and wants permission from the City Council to donate some of the stun guns to other law enforcement agencies.

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Multnomah County DA Asks Judge To Deny Bail For MAX Double Murder Suspect

A hearing before Judge Cheryl Albrecht is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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2018 Bond Measure For SW Portland Light Rail Postponed

The idea of building a new light-rail line between downtown Portland and the Tigard/Tualatin area has been pushed back.

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New Vancouver Mayor Says It's Time To Replace The Interstate Bridge

Vancouver's new mayor says Washington state is ready to replace the Interstate Bridge. Now Oregon must step up. 


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