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Trained Geriatricians Harder To Find In Portland

Portland Tribune | June 27, 2017 1:39 p.m.

There aren't enough geriatricians to go around — about 20 in Portland — making it more difficult for aging Americans to secure one as their primary care provider.

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Washington Highway Closed After Semi Crash, Oil Spill

OPB | June 27, 2017 12:05 p.m.

All lanes on Washington state Route 14 are closed after a semi-trailer crashed, spilling thousands of gallons of hot oil on the highway.

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Oregon Will Not Suspend Operations At New Mega-Dairy

East Oregonian | June 27, 2017 9:50 a.m.

Oregon regulators will not suspend operations at a controversial new mega-dairy near Boardman. Environmental and animal rights groups had urged a shutdown.


Travel Ban Ruling Leaves Myriad Questions Unanswered

AP | June 27, 2017 8:44 a.m. | Washington

The Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban creates unanswered questions and possibly more litigation ahead.

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Oregon Moves A Step Closer To Real ID Compliance

OPB | June 26, 2017 5:12 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregonians could soon obtain a Real ID compliant drivers license. But the privilege will come with an extra cost.

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Oregon Republicans Say Budget Poaches Money Intended For Veterans

OPB | June 26, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon House approved a funding plan Monday for the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs. It came over the objections of some Republicans.

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What It's Like To Walk Out Of Immigration Jail In Tacoma

KUOW | June 26, 2017 4:53 p.m. | Tacoma, Washington

Two years ago, AID Northwest parked a 36-foot Winnebago outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, converting it into a makeshift welcome center for people recently released from immigration jail.

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Federal Court Pops Up In Grant County For Rainbow Gathering

OPB | June 26, 2017 4:39 p.m. | Portland

A small team of federal prosecutors and judges is deploying to Grant County, Oregon, where the Rainbow Gathering is taking place.

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Lightning Storms, Warm Springs Fire Challenge Firefighters

OPB | June 26, 2017 4:31 p.m.

Fire managers are already working to contain a 2,200-acre fire on the Warm Springs Reservation.

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Washington State Lawmakers Inching Closer To Budget Deal

Northwest News Network | June 26, 2017 2:25 p.m. | Olympia, Washington

It’s do-or-die week in Olympia. If lawmakers don’t pass a budget and send it to the governor for his signature before midnight on Friday the state government will go into partial shutdown.

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