Watch: President Trump, Italian Prime Minister Conte Hold Press Conference

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President Trump is holding a news conference at the White House with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

Oregon Family Waits For Remains Of Korean War Soldier

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Almost 7,700 Americans are still unaccounted for after the Korean War. One of them is Cpl. Wayne Barton Gill Jr.

Majority Of Immigrant Detainees At Sheridan Aren't From Where You Think

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Although news accounts have focused on the plight of Latino immigrants separated from their families, the majority of the detainees being housed at the federal prison in Sheridan, Oregon, are from South Asian countries. 

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The Last Time Oregon's Christmas Tree Farmers Faced Down A Trade War

Talk of new tariffs are worrying a range of agricultural businesses across the Northwest. But this isn’t the first time local farmers have been in the crossfire over an international trade dispute.

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2017 OPB Special Coverage Packages

Some stories this year could not be told with just a single article. For its more complex stories, OPB combined resources to curate investigative pieces, cultural phenomena, historic moments and more.

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Frogs, Fish And Farmers Feel Out Compromise On Deschutes River

With Central Oregon’s booming population growth, water is an increasingly important resource. And on the Upper Deschutes River, scarce water has become a big problem for wildlife and river habitat.

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In Lieu Of Paris Agreement, Mayor Wheeler Joins Other Cities In Signing Climate Charter

Portland joins a list of cities and states across the country that are acting in direct contrast to the Trump administration on federal matters like climate change.

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Is North Korea Capable Of Attacking Oregon?

North Korea is developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile that theoretically has the capacity to reach the West Coast.

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Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics

Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.

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Fire, Event Bring Delays To Some Central Oregon Roads

Eclipse festival traffic is slow Friday morning  near Prineville, but moving.

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Refugee Advocates Expect Challenges Even If Travel Ban Gets Tossed

Refugee programs in the Portland area are still coming to terms with what the partial reinstatement of President Trump’s refugee and travel ban means for the vulnerable people they serve.

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Crossing the Border To Protest A Canadian Pipeline

People in the U.S. technically have no say in the matter of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline. But that hasn’t kept them from protesting increased tanker traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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OSU Professor Wins Prestigious Award, Encourages Scientists To Engage

The National Academy of Sciences has chosen Oregon State University marine studies professor Jane Lubchenco for its highest award.


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