Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Questions Former Equifax CEO

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Equifax faces federal inquiry after the credit reporting agency allowed security breaches that compromised the personal information of more than 145 million Americans.

New Distracted Driving Law In Oregon Takes Effect Oct. 1

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The new law clarifies it is illegal to drive while holding any electronic device.

Live In Oregon? Equifax Doesn’t Have To Tell You If Your Data Was Compromised

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If you’re one of the 1.7 million Oregonians whose information was potentially compromised by the recent Equifax data breach, don’t expect to get a letter in the mail telling you about it.

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Rep. Greg Walden Is Oregon's Champion Of Self-Driving Cars

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden has used his chairmanship of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to spur development of self-driving vehicles.

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Will Cellphones Upset The Solitude Of Mount Rainier?

Soon, there could be cell service at Mount Rainier National Park.

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10 Tips To Capturing Stellar Images Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse

On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.

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Organic Weed Management: It's Harder Than You Think

Everyone has weeds. No one wants them. Weeds created an unusual controversy in one Oregon county, angering a town and sparking a social media debate. Organic farmers say it is hard to manage weeds.

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Can Seattle’s Seawall Defend The City And Protect Salmon, Too?

Seattle’s newly constructed seawall is a $410 million infrastructure project that’s doubling as a massive science experiment.

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New Earthquake Alert System Rolls Out In Oregon, Washington

An early warning system for earthquakes is expanding to Oregon and Washington — thanks to a group of universities and government agencies.

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Is 'eDNA' The Next Big Thing For Wildlife Science?

Emerging advances in DNA science promises to help keep better track of native and invasive fish and wildlife. 

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Federal Government Gives Oregon New Health Care Waiver

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

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Oregonians Continue Signing Up For Health Insurance Despite Obamacare's Uncertain Future

Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Oregonians continue to sign up for health insurance coverage.

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Oregon Governor Wants To Secure A Slimmed-Down Medicaid Waiver Before Trump Takes Office

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is trying to squeeze a new, slimmed-down health care waiver out of the federal government — before the Trump administration starts.


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