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Oregon Cuts Nearly 1 Million Tons Of Carbon Pollution From Its Fuel Supply

Gas prices are up this Memorial Day weekend, but in Oregon the carbon emissions per gallon of fuel are down, according to a new report.

News | local | Politics

Oregon Leaders: PSU Student Found Unconscious May Have Been Hate Crime Target

Members of Oregon's congressional delegation want a full report on an investigation into a gay PSU student whose unconscious body was found near train tracks in Northern California.

News | local

Multiple Injuries Reported After Hit-And-Run Near Portland State University

Portland Police say three women have been transported to area hospitals after a hit-and-run at Portland State University.

News | local | Politics

'OPB Politics Now': Follow The Money

On "OPB’s Politics Now" podcast, OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Dirk VanderHart, along with Hillary Borrud of The Oregonian/OregonLive, bring you inside the special session on a business tax break.  

News | local

Ceremony To Honor Victims Of MAX Stabbing Attack

A public ceremony to honor the victims of the horrific attack on a MAX train will be held on its one-year anniversary this Saturday, May 26 at the Hollywood Transit Center.

News | local | Technology

Amazon Echo Records And Sends Portland Family's Private Conversation

An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

World | News

15 Injured, Some Critically, After 2 Men Set Off Bomb At Ontario Restaurant

Police in Ontario say two men walked into an Indian restaurant near Toronto Thursday night and set off an improvised explosive device, then fled. Three people had "critical blast injuries."

Arts | News | Nation

Harvey Weinstein Surrenders To Authorities On Sexual Assault Charges

The Hollywood mega-producer turned himself in to authorities Friday morning in New York City, where he faces allegations of rape and sexual assault stemming from a 2004 incident.

News | local | Politics

To Pass An Unpopular Tax Break, Kate Brown Used Political Heft — And The Telephone

Gov. Kate Brown faced pushback from both sides of the aisle when it came to passing a business tax break, but the bill passed with relative ease and speed.

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Ethics Commission Shouldn't Opine On Oregon Special Session, Director Says

Sen. Brian Boquist had asked the Oregon Government Ethics Commission to opine on whether Governor Kate Brown called the session as an election stunt. 

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