Oregon's Congressional Delegation Reacts To The Mueller Report

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Reactions to the investigative report's release, and Attorney General William Barr's press conference, varied across Oregon lawmakers. 

Oregon Appeals Court Rules Juvenile Sentencing Law Unconstitutional

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The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Wednesday the state's sentencing of juveniles convicted of aggravated murder violates the U.S. Constitution.

Advocates Say Oregon Foster Child Abandoned, Drugged Out Of State

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A 9-year-old Oregon girl in foster care sent to an out of state facility had been largely abandoned and sometimes drugged, advocates say.  The case illustrates the ongoing challenges Oregon has with finding appropriate places of care for vulnerable children.

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After Tense Hearing, Oregon Poised To Join National Popular Vote Movement

The hearing was the first time the full Senate heard the proposal to change how Oregon handles presidential elections. It passed easily. 

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Milwaukie Mayor Eyeing Rep. Schrader's Oregon Congressional Seat

Milwaukie Mayor Mark Gamba said Tuesday that he will run against Oregon Rep. Kurt Schrader in next year’s Democratic primary.  

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Breaking The Silence: Research Shows We Should Talk About Suicide

Media organizations have avoided talking about the public health crisis of suicide. Now new research says that's the wrong approach. 

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Coroner's Inquest Into Hart Family's Deaths Begins

Highway patrol officers, a forensic pathologist and others testified Wednesday in front of a jury on the findings from the Hart family death investigation. 

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1 Year After Deadly Crash, Officials Begin Inquest Into Hart Family

This week, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office is holding an inquest into the deaths as a final step in determining what happened in the fatal crash.

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Oregon Lawmakers Take Up Bill To Sharply Narrow Death Penalty

The first hearing on Senate Bill 1013 drew overwhelming support, but its future is unclear.

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Watch Live: PBS NewsHour And FRONTLINE’s Joint Special On The Mueller Report

Robert Mueller's report has been delivered to the Justice Department. What's next? How did we get to this moment?

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Oregon Leaders Plan Congressional Hearings On Chemawa Indian School

Tribal leaders and members of Oregon’s congressional delegation have been concerned that Chemawa is mismanaged and falling short of its mission to serve as a refuge for Native youth in search of stability and education.

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Oregon AG Visits Tijuana To See Legal Nonprofit Helping Asylum-Seekers

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and other attorneys general observed the nonprofit Al Otro Lado's work on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Report Quantifies Mistrust Of The Portland Police Bureau

A report released by the Portland Police Bureau found 71 percent of community members only trust the police somewhat, a little or not at all – and that lack of trust is much higher in communities of color.


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