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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.
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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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.
Matthew dos Santos, legal director for the Oregon American Civil Liberties Union, spoke to OPB Morning Edition Host Geoff Norcross about the presidential executive order that strictly limits who can enter the United States.
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Noor Hilmi's family fled Iraq after her brother was kidnapped. Now they're refugees in Portland. They're also one of many families thrust into confusion by President Trump's travel ban.
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Leaders from Portland’s churches, mosques and synagogues called Friday for a united front against President Trump’s new executive orders on immigration.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says it's not clear what effect President Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities will have on state government.