10-28-2021  5:05 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Former New York Times reporter and columnist Nicholas Kristof announced Wednesday he is running for governor of Oregon

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(Photo/ Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland via Facebook) 

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland, a member of the Black Maternal Health Caucus and a Leader in the Pro-Choice Caucus, released the following statement after the House passed her amendment to H.R.3110, the PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act

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Arts and crafts, hundreds of tree plantings in SE Portland’s Lents Park and neighborhood

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Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lori Reynolds will deliver a virtual presentation sponsored by Oregon State University at 4 p.m. Oct. 28.

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Utilities in the Portland area listed about 3,000 customers without power.

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A U.S. District Court vacated a rule issued by the prior federal administration that sought to limit state and Tribal rights to protect water quality

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Ballots for the Nov. 2 General Election have been mailed to Washington voters, who have until 8 p.m. Nov. 2 to drop them in an official ballot drop box

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(Photo/ Aaron Thomas) 

Individuals interested in starting a career in food service have an exciting new choice – Prep Cook Bootcamp

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"He is being charged with two crimes: false reporting and making a false statement when he said that newspaper deliverer Sedrick Altheimer, a Black man, was trying to kill him."

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(Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

Unlike previous years, more bystanders are being caught in the crossfire — from people mourning at vigils and sitting in cars to children playing in a park.

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