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Harvey Weinstein Reaches Tentative $25 Million Deal To Settle Sex Misconduct Claims

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It isn't clear how many of Weinstein's accusers will agree to the deal. He still faces criminal charges for sexually assaulting two women in New York next month.

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.

America Will Import More Sugar This Year Than It Has In 4 Decades

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America's supply of sugar is shrinking because of a poor sugar beet harvest in the northern Midwest. As a result, the U.S. will import more sugar this year than it has in almost 40 years.

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A Construction Company Embraces Frank Talk About Mental Health To Reduce Suicide

The suicide of a construction worker in 2014 became a pivotal event for the Denver-based company that employed him. The death led management to make mental health care a part of the workplace culture.

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How The House Prescription Drug Plan Would Try To Lower Drug Prices

Lawmakers are voting Thursday on a bill to rein in drug costs. President Trump has vowed to veto it. But the plan shares a lot with other bipartisan efforts. Here's how it would work.

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Federal Workers Poised To Get 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed a landmark proposal that would give 2 million workers paid leave upon the birth or adoption of a child, in what worker advocates call a hard-won victory.

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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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YouTube Announces New Anti-Harassment Policy To Fight Racial, Gender, LGBTQ Abuse

The Google-owned company has faced scrutiny in the past for failing to protect its users from harassment. It announced new policies Wednesday in an attempt to address the criticism.

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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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Exxon Wins New York Climate Change Fraud Case

New York's Attorney General argued that the oil giant misled shareholders about the financial risks from climate change.

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China Wants Your Personal Information, Trump's National Security Adviser Warns

If some U.S. allies allow Chinese company Huawei into their 5G telecommunications networks, Robert O'Brien says China's communist government would have access to sensitive personal data.

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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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New Seasons Market Selling To Good Food Holdings

Good Food Holdings, a subsidiary of a major South Korean retailer, is buying the Portland-based grocery chain. New Seasons CEO Forrest Hoffmaster expects the deal to be finalized in January.