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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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With School Starting, PPS Students Still Can't Drink From Water Fountains

OPB | Aug. 24, 2017 9:15 a.m.

Portland Public School students will still not be able to use school water fountains when the new academic year starts next week. 

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Oregon Mother, Infant Bond On Trails To 50 Waterfalls

The Register-Guard | June 18, 2017 9:31 a.m. | Eugene, Oregon

Rowdy Briggs and his mom have averaged at least a hike a week since he was 5 months old, logging more than 150 miles on the trail in wind, rain and even snow.

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GrandMas2Go Pairs Mentors With New Oregon Parents

Medford Mail Tribune | Feb. 20, 2017 8:49 a.m.

GrandMas2Go parent coaches will be available at no cost to families and, Otto says, will help rebuild the village on which communities have long relied to create strong families and healthy, happy children.

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More Sign Up For Obamacare, But It's Unclear What They'll Do If The Law Is Repealed

OPB | Jan. 30, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Portland

Tuesday is the last day to enroll for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. And despite concerns it'll be replaced, more Oregonians have signed up this year than all previous years.

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Portland's Faith Community Condemns Trump's New Immigration Orders

OPB | Jan. 27, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Leaders from Portland’s churches, mosques and synagogues called Friday for a united front against President Trump’s new executive orders on immigration.

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In Wake Of Trump's Executive Order, Oregon Governor Says State Will Protect 'Everyone'

OPB | Jan. 26, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Salem, Oregon

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says it's not clear what effect President Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities will have on state government.

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Oregon Legislators Prepare For Repeal Of Affordable Care Act

OPB | Jan. 25, 2017 2:32 p.m. | Portland

A panel of Oregon’s top health care legislators outlined their plans Wednesday for the upcoming session.

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Paid Family Leave Gains Traction With Washington Republicans

Northwest News Network | Jan. 19, 2017 2:20 p.m. | Olympia, Washington

The idea of giving workers paid time off to care for a new baby or an elderly parent has long been a priority of the left. But now the idea is gaining traction with some Republicans in the Washington Legislature.

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Federal Government Gives Oregon New Health Care Waiver

OPB | Jan. 13, 2017 10 a.m. | Portland

Oregon has been granted a new waiver from the federal government to continue transforming its health care system.

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