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NORTHWEST NEWS

Oregon Gov. Candidate Kotek Tests Positive for COVID-19

Kotek said on Twitter she was resting and taking it easy for a few days and that she’s grateful to be vaccinated and boosted

Obama Nominee In As New Oregon Community Foundation CEO

Lisa Mensah returns to her home state.

Eugene Woman Attacked With Acid for Third Time Since March

A Eugene, Oregon, woman who had acid thrown on her while walking her dog in March has been the target of two additional acid attacks at her home

Minimum Wage Increase Initiative Qualifies in WA City

An initiative to increase the minimum hourly wage in Tukwila, Washington, by more than has qualified for the November ballot.

NEWS BRIEFS

Sharon Nickleberry Rogers Appointed to the Oregon Housing Stability Council

The council establishes OHCS’ mission to meet the housing and services needs of low- and moderate-income Oregonians, and reviews and...

State Partnership Announces New Foreclosure Prevention Campaign to Support Homeowners

State partnership announces new foreclosure prevention campaign to support homeowners ...

Man Punches Father, Child in Suspected Anti-Asian Bias Crime

A man punched a father and his 5-year-old daughter riding bikes on Portland's Eastbank Esplanade near the Hawthorne Bridge in an...

On View This Weekend: Afro-American Heritage Bicentennial Commemorative Quilt

A History Spotlight from Boyle Family Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk ...

State Continues Paying Out Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program Applications to Renters and Landlords Across Oregon

More than 60,000 Oregon households facing pandemic hardship receive over 6 million in rental assistance relief ...

Yellowstone floods reveal forecasting flaws as world warms

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Yellowstone National Park area's weather forecast the morning of June 12 seemed fairly tame: warmer temperatures and rain showers would accelerate mountain snow melt and could produce “minor flooding." A National Weather Service bulletin recommended moving livestock...

Oregon GOP taps new leader after another chair resigns

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party has its third new leader in less than 18 months, after the unexpected resignation of its acting chair last week. Justin Hwang, a Gresham restaurateur and former legislative candidate, has stepped into the role of party chair...

OPINION

The Lost Conversation

Because I find loyalty to the ex-President or to gun rights so mysterious, I would have welcomed some sort of dialogue with opposing views, though we all sensed it was a bridge too far. ...

Choice Without Shackles

The constitutional originalists do what they must to keep ignorance viable, to keep us anchored to the certainties of the old days ...

Biden’s Menthol Ban Follows the ‘Racist Law’ Playbook

The ban on menthol threatens to do more harm than good for the Black people these activists purport to want to protect ...

Black Women Will Suffer the Harshest Consequences After the Overturn of Roe

Black women are nearly three times more likely to die during childbirth than white women and are more likely to face maternal health issues. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

New head of anti-discrimination agency elected in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's parliament on Thursday elected as the government's new anti-discrimination commissioner a journalist whose nomination last month had sparked controversy. Ferda Ataman, 42, was elected as head of the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency with a clear majority....

Ethiopia's leader admits military losses in insurgencies

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Ethiopian police and soldiers are dying on a “daily” basis as the country grapples with insurgencies in Oromia and elsewhere, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Thursday. Abiy in a parliamentary address repeated a vow to destroy the Oromo Liberation Army, a...

Ex-cop Chauvin to get federal sentence for Floyd's killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derek Chauvin will learn his sentence Thursday for violating George Floyd’s civil rights, with a deal in place that will extend the time the former Minneapolis police officer already is spending behind bars for killing Floyd while shifting him to possibly more favorable...

ENTERTAINMENT

Review: 'Bull Durham' fans, rejoice at 'Church of Baseball'

“The Church of Baseball: The Making of ‘Bull Durham’: Home Runs, Bad Calls, Crazy Fights, Big Swings and a Hit” by Ron Shelton (Knopf) Former minor-league ballplayer Ron Shelton has written and directed a host of sports-themed movies, but it’s doubtful anyone has told him...

New this week: 'The Sea Beast,' early Elton John, 'Maggie'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Netflix’s “The Sea Beast” brings a “Moby Dick”-like tale down to kid size. The rollicking...

Jacqueline Stewart to lead Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart has been named the next director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The organization’s board of trustees said Wednesday that Stewart, who previously served as the museum’s chief artistic and programming officer,...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

Bulls run in Pamplona for 1st time since 2019; no one gored

PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — The first bull run in three years took place Thursday at the San Fermín festival in the...

EXPLAINER: Should red-flag law have stopped parade shooting?

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after a rooftop gunman killed seven people at a parade, attention has turned to how the...

Florida man sentenced in death threat to Minnesota Rep. Omar

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a former Trump supporter to three years of probation and a ,000...

Rights groups say probe into Egypt economist's death flawed

CAIRO (AP) — Two leading human rights groups on Thursday accused Egyptian authorities of failing to conduct an...

Tuna catch dries up for Kenya's local fishing community

VANGA, Kenya (AP) — “Tuna is not for everyone,” lamented 65-year-old Chapoka Miongo, a handline fisher on...

Turkish health care workers protest mounting violence

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Health care professionals took to the streets in several Turkish cities on Thursday to...

Jan. 6 Committe Hearings - Day 7

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack will hold its seventh public hearing Tuesday, July 12, scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET).

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