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At 92, Oregon Flag Still Flies With Own Wings

OPB | Feb. 26, 2017 6 a.m. | Portland

Made official on Feb. 26, 1925, Oregon was one of the last states in the union without an official flag.  

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Once-Secret Grove Of Gigantic Redwoods ‘Starting To Look Like Freeway System’

Statesman Journal | Feb. 24, 2017 12:30 p.m.

A once-hidden hidden grove of redwood trees at a state park just south of the California-Oregon border has become the park's worst-kept secret.

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Oregon’s Top PERS Recipient Under Investigation In Washington

The Register-Guard | Feb. 24, 2017 7:54 a.m.

Dr. Johnny Delashaw, ­Oregon’s top public pension recipient, is in hot water at his current job as a high-ranking neurosurgeon at a Seattle hospital.

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Washington Ready To Fight If Necessary To Keep Its Legal Marijuana

AP | Feb. 23, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Seattle

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana.

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Land Conveyance Saves Public Access At Eagle Cap Wilderness

East Oregonian | Feb. 23, 2017 4 p.m.

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has purchased the largest private inholding in the Eagle Cap Wilderness and conveyed the land back to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

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Oregon Cites Harmful Effects Of Travel Ban; Goes To Court

AP | Feb. 23, 2017 3:45 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum emphasized ways in which Oregon is reliant on immigrants as she sought to join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's immigration ban.

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Lawmakers Move To Revive Plan To Replace I-5 Bridge Over Columbia River

Northwest News Network | Feb. 21, 2017 6:15 p.m.

Washington state lawmakers could take preliminary votes to revive plans to replace the aging Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River.

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Oregon’s Bottle Deposit To Double In April

OPB | Feb. 21, 2017 1 p.m. | Portland

To encourage recycling, the deposit Oregonians pay on bottles is about to go up.

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States In US West Mark 75th Anniversary Of Japanese-American Internment Order

AP | Feb. 19, 2017 12:15 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

States in the American West are marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that forced 120,000 Japanese immigrants and Japanese-Americans into internment camps.

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Portland's Most Famous Pachyderm Remembered

OPB | Feb. 18, 2017 4:15 p.m.

The Oregon Zoo’s most famous pachyderm, Packy, was euthanized earlier this month after a long battle with a drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis. He was remembered during a memorial service on Saturday.

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