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2 People Dead In Train Attack In Portland On Eve Of Ramadan

OPB | May 26, 2017 6:59 p.m.

Witnesses told police that just before the attack, the suspect had been insulting passengers, including two women who appeared to be Muslim. The attack happened when a group tried to intervene.

News | local

Portland Police Want To Keep Their Guns — Even At Psychiatric Hospitals

OPB | May 26, 2017 5 p.m. | Portland

A group advocating for mental health patients has written to the Multnomah County sheriff, asking that officers check their guns when entering Portland’s psychiatric hospital.

News | Politics | local

Oregon's Top Democrats Blast Trump's Proposed Budget

OPB | May 26, 2017 12:27 p.m. | Portland

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici blasted President Donald Trump's proposed budget Friday.

News | Nation

Trump's Budget Cuts West Coast Quake Warning System Funding

AP | May 26, 2017 12:07 p.m.

President Donald Trump's budget proposal would cut federal funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state, a development that seismology experts and some local leaders say would be the end of the project.

News | Health

Mental Health Bills Head To Oregon Governor For Signature

OPB | May 26, 2017 9:11 a.m. | Portland

A pair of bills aimed at helping people struggling with mental health have passed out of the Oregon Senate.

News | Nation | Politics

Boehner: Trump's Term 'Disaster,' Aside From Foreign Affairs

AP | May 26, 2017 9:04 a.m.

Former House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has so far been a "complete disaster."

Education | News | local

Oregon Commission Reverses Course, Approves Tuition Hikes For UO And PSU

OPB | May 25, 2017 5:54 p.m. | Portland

Oregon's two largest universities gained approval Thursday for significant tuition increases, after initially being denied.

News | Politics | local

Oregon Lawmakers Approve Ban On Shackling Children In Court

OPB | May 25, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

A measure that would stop children under 18 from being physically restrained during juvenile court proceedings is on its way to the Oregon governor's desk.

Recreation | News | local | NW Life | Environment

Man Survives 1,000-Foot Fall Into Crater Lake Caldera

Medford Mail Tribune | May 25, 2017 3:58 p.m. | Crater Lake National Park

Park rangers had to rappel roughly 600 feet into the caldera just to spot the man, McCabe said. His fall landed him about 100 feet from the lake.

News | Nation | Music

Cornell Funeral To Take Place Friday; Widow Pens Letter

AP | May 25, 2017 3:35 p.m.

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.


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