9th Circuit To Rehear Case Challenging Deportations For Minors

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In an unusual move, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is rehearing a case Monday that could guarantee minors facing deportation access to attorneys in immigration court.

Lawmakers From Oregon And Washington To Discuss Replacing Interstate 5 Bridge

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Oregon lawmakers are ready to return to the table and restart discussions with Washington to replace the Interstate 5 bridge.

Portland Tolling Plan Sent To Federal Officials For Approval

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The Oregon Transportation Commission unanimously approves a tolling plan that officials said probably couldn't take effect for several years.

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Portland FBI Head Clarifies Statement On Proud Boys

The FBI said Tuesday that a southwest Washington law enforcement agency was mistaken when it reported that federal officials described a right-wing group as “extremist.”

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FBI Makes Case For Portland To Remain In Joint Terrorism Task Force

At a briefing Tuesday in Portland, the FBI discussed at length the role of Oregon's Joint Terrorism Task Force, a partnership between local and federal law enforcement agencies.

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The US Farm Bill Looks To Fight Wildfire

The House Agriculture Committee announced a tentative deal Nov. 29 on the massive federal farm bill. Final negotiations over the legislation have focused not on farms but on forests.

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Schrader Votes Against Pelosi For Speaker Despite Criticism In District

Rep. Kurt Schrader, whose district includes large parts of the Willamette Valley and the coast, is one of the leading opponents to Nancy Pelosi.

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Final ICE Detainees Leave Federal Prison In Oregon

The last ICE detainee being housed at the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon, was transferred on Wednesday to the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington.

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Federal Judge Grants Portland Group's Request To Block Trump's Ban On Asylum

A Portland-based legal group that focuses on immigrants' rights is a plaintiff in a challenge to the Trump administration's asylum policy. 

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Conservationists Worried About House Vote To End Gray Wolf Protection

The U.S. House passed a bill that would end protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states. In the Northwest, that could mean protections fall to state agencies, which worries conservation groups.

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Former Oregon Capitol Interns Come Forward In Sexual Harassment Case

The two interns were harassed by former state Sen. Jeff Kruse. They've come forward publicly for the first time as part of an ongoing legal fight. 

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Oregon-Based Group Sues Trump Administration Over Rule Limiting Asylum

A Portland-based legal group is suing the Trump administration over a presidential proclamation barring migrants from seeking asylum if they cross the southern border outside of designated entry points.

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18 Attorneys General Call For Whitaker Recusal From Mueller Investigation

The attorneys general from Oregon and Washington have joined 16 of their Democratic colleagues in calling for Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself.


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