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New Lynching Memorial Evokes Terror Of Victims

The new National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama is the nation's first  memorial dedicated to racial terror lynchings of African Americans.

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National School Walkout Day Draws Students To Portland City Hall Rally

More than a thousand students from North Portland to Lake Oswego descended on Portland City Hall Friday as part of the National School Walkout against gun violence.

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dead At 92

A family spokesman says former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92.

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OSF World Premiere Of 'Manahatta' Blends Past And Present

Mary Kathryn Nagle's "Manahatta" explores the idea that the past is present and the present is past by telling the stories of the Dutch West India Company's claim of Manhattan Island in 1626 and the American financial crisis of 2008.

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Religion, Libertarian Cults And The American West In 'Wild Wild Country'

Directors Chapman and Maclain Way explore the Rajneeshees — a cult behind the largest U.S. act of bioterrorism — in their new Netflix documentary mini-series, "Wild Wild Country."

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Bartels Packing Closes Its Eugene Slaughterhouse, Lays Off More Than 140 Employees

Bartels Packing has shut its Eugene and Fern Ridge Lake-area slaughterhouse and meat packing operations, costing 142 workers their jobs and shuttering a 120-year-old business run by four generations of Bartels family members.

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Columbian Mammoth Footprints Found In Central Oregon

A Columbian mammoth herd's movements have been rediscovered, the first such records of tracks found in an area of Lake County popular among fossil hunters that has earned the moniker Fossil Lake.

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Civil War Re-Enactment To Relocate From Fort Stevens State Park After 27 Years

With suspicions they are no longer welcome after 27 years, organizers of an annual Civil War re-enactment at Fort Stevens State Park — the largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest — will relocate.

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Congress Presses BIE Director For Answers On Chemawa, Native Education

Oregon’s federal boarding school for Native Americans drew further scrutiny Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill.

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The Northwest's Ski Jumping Heritage Is Alive In Leavenworth

In the Pacific Northwest, about the only place where beginners can learn big hill ski jumping is in Leavenworth, Washington.

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