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'Boyfriend Loophole' Enforcement Bill Passes The Oregon House

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The Oregon House passed legislation Tuesday that would create a statewide process for jurisdictions to comply with the so-called “boyfriend loophole” fix.

Lillard Hits Mammoth Buzzer-Beater To Carry Blazers Past Thunder

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Damian Lillard sank a colossal buzzer-beater to carry the Trail Blazers past the Oklahoma City Thunder, sending Portland to the next round of the NBA Playoffs.

NW’s Largest E-Recycling Business Was A Fraud, Rules Federal Judge

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The owners of Total Reclaim promoted themselves as responsible recyclers. A federal investigation found otherwise. 

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New Washington Law Aims To Eliminate State's Untested Rape Kit Backlog

Currently, there are more than 10,000 untested sexual assault kits in Washington, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Federal Judge To Block New Trump Administration Rules On Abortion Funding

A federal judge said Tuesday he would grant a preliminary injunction preventing new Trump administration rules that could've taken funding away from certain abortion providers from going into effect.

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Census Question About US Citizenship Could Affect Oregon Funding

Many people believe adding a citizenship question to the census will result in an undercount for non-citizens who refuse to respond.

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Salmon Conference Calls For Innovative Solutions To Protect Fish

What to do with the four Lower Snake River dams and how to best protect imperiled salmon have been a tough questions for decades. They were the focus at a conference on salmon in Boise Tuesday.

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