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End In Sight To Portland's Tidee Didee Diaper Dilemma

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The end is sight for Portland-area parents who’ve been navigating a month-long cloth diaper dilemma. It all started with a boiler fire at Tidee Didee Diaper Service.

Creator And Activist Luann Tan Reflects On Life In Portland And Deciding To Leave

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Back in 2017, OPB spoke with the activist and creator Luann Tan about the complexities and challenges of being a Filipino-American woman in the very white state of Oregon. Now she's leaving. 

Investigation Alleges Decades Of Sexual Misconduct By Teachers At Catlin Gabel School 

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A yearlong investigation released Wednesday has found 21 former employees at Catlin Gabel have been accused of sexual impropriety, ranging from abuse to boundary crossing.

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Oregon Businesses Breathe Sighs Of Relief Over New North American Trade Deal

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement wins wide political and business support in Oregon, one of the nation's most trade dependent states.

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Metro Considering Different Regional Taxes For Transportation Measure

Metro analyzed 10 funding options in its new report including a property tax, vehicle registration fee and sales tax.

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PhRMA Files Suit Against Oregon's New Prescription Drug Pricing Laws

The drug company trade group PhRMA has filed a legal challenge to a pair of Oregon laws designed to curb prescription prices.

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Oregon’s Broken Foster Care System: What We Found

OPB's investigation found the state placed a remarkable level of trust in a private, for-profit company to care for Oregon's most vulnerable children. The result: A litany of disturbing stories.

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Opponents Struggle To Stop A New Breed Of Oregon Fuel Terminals

Environmentalists take credit for blocking fossil fuel developments across the Northwest, but opponents might have met their match with a new breed of projects shipping fuel by rail.

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Out Of State, Out Of Mind

When the state of Oregon takes a child from their home, child welfare officials assume responsibility for their health and happiness and for ensuring each youngster receives the care and treatment needed to succeed. But emails, case files and interviews show that for children in foster care who were sent across state lines, Oregon largely trusted  a private, for-profit company to ensure they were safe. The result is a litany of disturbing outcomes; tales of abuse, neglect and vulnerable children left to fend for themselves.

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Oregon Supreme Court Ruling Does Not Affect Elliott State Forest Plan

The Oregon Department of Justice told the State Land Board Tuesday a recent state Supreme Court decision will not affect a proposal to repurpose the Elliott State Forest for research.

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Portland Pickles Adds New Farm Team: The Portland Gherkins

Gherkins team members will likely be local college athletes who could eventually earn a spot on the Pickles' roster.

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Portland Parks & Recreation Considers Food Cart Removal, In Part Because Of County Fees

Washington Park's Rose Garden has had two food carts the last few years. Portland Parks & Recreation said it may cut one because of infrastructure costs and potential new county fees that begin Jan. 1.

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Knute Buehler Runs To Succeed Greg Walden In Congress

He becomes the highest-profile candidate in a crowded GOP field. 

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.