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Musician Roy Ayers Rushed To Hospital Upon Arrival In Portland

Musician Roy Ayers was rushed to the hospital after arriving at Portland International Airport.

local | Food | News | Business | NW Life

Will A Slow Start For PNW Potato Farmers Lead To The French Fry Apocalypse?

A winter of record snowfall means potato farmers in the Pacific Northwest are getting their spuds in the ground later than ever. Could that lead to national french fry shortages this summer?

Environment | local | News

Controversial Kalama Methanol Plant May Be Misleading Public, Regulators

Backers of a controversial Kalama, Washington, methanol plant are selling the project as an opportunity to tap into China's fuel market — which is not what they're selling the public.

local | News | Politics

Immigrants Could Be Denied Citizenship Based On Cannabis Involvement

People who work in the cannabis industry or people who have had a conviction involving possession or used could be denied citizenship based on this “moral character” judgement.  

News | Politics

Commission Accepts Settlement For Oregon's Former First Lady

The Oregon Ethics Commission has unanimously accepted a settlement agreement with former first lady Cylvia Hayes.

News

Judge Orders Release Of Frank Gable, Convicted In Notorious 1989 Murder

A federal judge says Oregon must release Frank Gable, the man convicted in the 1989 killing of the head of the state Department of Corrections.

News | Politics

'OPB Politics Now:' How Oregon Sentences Juvenile Offenders

This week we discuss how Oregon should treat young offenders who are convicted of committing the most extreme crimes. 

News | Election | Nation

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler Subpoenas Full Mueller Report

Democrats on the panel voted on April 3 to authorize its chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, to issue a subpoena for the unredacted report and underlying evidence from the Justice Department.

Family | Education | Teachers | News

Central Oregon Schools Look To Grow Emotional Learners

What do lemonade and neutral-colored walls have to do with a kindergartener's readiness to learn? It's part of how central Oregon schools are teaching the youngest students the basics of emotional learning.

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Oregon’s Public Universities Contemplate Tuition Increases

Oregon’s public universities are looking at one major way they can stay solvent – tuition increases. But one Oregon university voted this week to keep that tuition increase minimal.


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