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Highlights from the Democrats 2023 legislative agenda. 

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(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) 

A historic drought and recent heat waves tied to climate change have made wildfires harder to fight in the American West and scientists say warming weather will continue to make fires more frequent and destructive.

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Washington is one of nine states without an income tax, and its heavy reliance on sales and fuel taxes to pay for schools, roads and other public expenses falls disproportionately on low-income residents.

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Rose Wakefield poses for a photo with attorney Gregory Kafoury after victory. (Photo courtesy of Kafoury & McDougal) 

Gas Attendant: “I Don’t Serve Black People”

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The Portland Thorns have fired their athletic trainer after an outside investigation found he illegally distrubted a controlled substance to players

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Former Amazon employee said he didn't get the impression that the company cared deeply about giving back to the community and the charitable giving was a marketing tool

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Oregon is launching a new abortion hotline offering free legal advice to callers, moving to further defend abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade

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(Photo: Oregon State University via Flickr) 

The researchers studied the wolf pack on Pleasant Island and the adjacent mainland from 2015 to 2021.

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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum 

AG’s slate of bills focuses on protecting Oregonians

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(Image from Mail Tribune's e-edition) 

The Mail Tribune publisher and CEO Steven Saslow on Wednesday of last week announced the newspaper’s abrupt closure on its website, saying unused paid subscriptions would be refunded.

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