Oregon Sens. Wyden, Merkley Disappointed In Trump's State Of The Union

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Both Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., expressed disappointment in President Trump's comments on the "ridiculous partisan investigations" of his administration and campaign.

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.

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

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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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Oregonians Lead Search On New Drug To Solve Malaria

Researchers at Portland State University have teamed up with Oregon investors to develop a new antimalarial drug.

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

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

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Oregon Family Waits For Remains Of Korean War Soldier

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

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

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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