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Another Multimillion Dollar Jury Verdict Against Amtrak Stemming From 2017 Derailment

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Another passenger badly injured in the Amtrak train derailment south of Tacoma nearly two years ago will collect big-time damages.

Patriot Prayer, Proud Boys Continue Violence Even As Legal Consequences Mount

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Even as law enforcement changes to address political violence fueled by fringe groups, it’s not clear they alone can quell the regular clashes.

Taylor: Sondland Talked To Trump Directly About Investigating Ukraine Firm Linked To Bidens

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A top U.S. diplomat testifies that Portland businessman Gordon Sondland had early knowledge that President Trump was seeking a Ukrainian investigation of political rival Joe Biden in exchange for military aid.

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European Mobility Company To Expand Bus Service To Pacific Northwest

FlixBus is set to bring its service to Oregon, Washington and Idaho next week. 

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Multnomah County Readies Homeless Services For Winter Weather

People can call 211 to arrange donations to shelter spaces for items such as socks, hats and sleeping bags. People can also call 211 if they are looking to locate or get transportation to a shelter.

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Portland City Council Hears Concern Over Water Filtration Project Costs, Delays Design Vote

The council agreed to continue the debate until next week, and postpone voting on the design contract for at least another week.

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Oregon Supreme Court Hears Arguments For The Youth Climate Crisis Case

The Oregon Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case brought by two teenagers who want the state to protect its natural resources from harm caused by climate change.

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Sets Campaign Contribution Limits

Wheeler says he will accept contributions of $5,000 per individual and $10,000 from organizations — a much higher limit than in a measure Portland voters approved in 2018.  

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