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Oregon Governor Will Not Call Special Session To Adjust Death Penalty Law

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Wednesday she will not call a special session next week, after consensus failed to materialize around a bill to alter the death penalty.

Indigenous 20-Somethings Work To End Trauma With Their Generation

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A group of Native young adults from around the country are working to heal their generation from trauma.

Cattle Are Being Mutilated And Killed In Eastern Oregon. No One Is Sure How Or Why.

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In remote Eastern Oregon, a serial crime spree is unfolding. Young bulls are mysteriously showing up dead. Cowboys recently found several animals with body parts precisely removed — and it’s happened just like this before in the West.

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Biggest Strike In Years Poised To Hit Kaiser Permanente

The coalition of unions representing 80,000 Kaiser Permanente workers announced Monday they’ll be walking picket lines in four weeks. 

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Oregon House Republicans Elect New Minority Leader

Republicans in the Oregon House of Representatives have a new leader as they head into the 2020 election cycle.

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Portland Research Shows Vaping Illness May Not Be New

Lung problems from vaping go back at least eight years, according to research from Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital. 

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Student Activists Prepare To Hold A Global Climate Strike Friday In Portland

Youth activists from all over the globe are planning a global climate strike Friday to call on world leaders to take action against climate change and to stop the burning of fossil fuels.

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Oregon DMV Shares Alternatives Ahead Of Real ID Licensing Launch

Real ID licenses will be available in Oregon next July, and there could be a lot of demand for them because federal airport screeners will no longer accept non-Real ID licenses from airline passengers starting in October of 2020.  

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From Longreads and Oregon Public Broadcasting, “Bundyville” is a seven-part series chronicling the rise, fall and resurgence of the Bundy family, the armed uprisings they inspired and the fight over the future of the American West.