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Gov. Kate Brown Wants Voters To Approve Tax For Affordable Housing

Brown wants to raise money by taxing real estate transfers. But voters prohibited such taxes eight years ago.

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Prosecutors In TriMet Trial Say Hate-Filled Attack Lasted Just 12 Seconds

A Multnomah County prosecutor used security camera images and witness accounts Tuesday to offer jurors a gruesome, gripping account of the death of two men on a Portland light rail train two years ago.

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Washington Legislature Considering Allowing Sports Betting In Casinos

Bills to allow sports betting at Indian casinos in Washington state, including events like the Super Bowl and the World Series, have been introduced in the Legislature.

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Heavy Rain Causes Landslides On Oregon Roads

Portland's West Burnside is down to one lane, the Historic Columbia River Highway is partially closed and the road to Crater Lake is littered with huge boulders.

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Salem To Reconsider Its Homeless Camping Ban

Since the ban took effect in mid-December the city has been scrambling to find options where to put the roughly 300 homeless people who have been living on downtown sidewalks.

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Sifting Sands: Volunteers Take On Microplastics At Oregon Coast

How do you clean all the sand on a beach? A group of volunteers didn’t do it grain by grain, but took on the task screen by screen.

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Victims In Kobe Bryant's Helicopter Crash Include Family Of Former Oregon Baseball Player

Three family members of former University of Oregon baseball star J.J. Altobelli were among those who died in the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.

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Trump Defense Team Wraps Up Arguments, Setting Stage For Senators' Questions

The president's legal team did not end up using the full amount of time allotted, ending after just a couple hours on Tuesday. "I think we've made our case," White House counsel Pat Cipollone said.

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Oregon Lawmakers Could Ban Police From Enforcing Transit Fares

The bill marks the second time Rep. Diego Hernandez, D-Portland, has sought to tamp down police involvement in fare enforcement.

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Grand Jury Declines To Bring Criminal Charges Against Portland Police Officer

A Multnomah County grand jury returned a "not true bill" Monday, declining to bring criminal charges against Portland Police Officer Justin Raphael for a Dec. 8, 2019 shooting.