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Surveillance cameras did not capture the area; investigator are reviewing who had access

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DEQ’s color-coded Air Quality Index provides current air quality conditions 

DEQ expects the air quality advisory to last until at least Tuesday, Nov. 12

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Fall Color along curving section of Highway 30 below Rowena Overlook in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area 

The USDA Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites in Oregon and Washington on Monday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day

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(photo courtesy of Portland Parks & Recreation) 

Financial Beginnings Oregon and Portland Parks Foundation will receive a total of $400,000 plus leadership resources through Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders program

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(photo courtesy of Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office) 

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office is recruiting 50 volunteers to evaluate grant proposals for parks, boating infrastructure, farms, forests, and habitat conservation statewide

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The public is invited to learn and share their experiences with guests that will include Senator Ron Wyden and US Rep. Earl Blumenauer

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The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law has been conducting a nationwide inquiry into law enforcement with known ties to White supremacist groups

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Pastor Wendell Robinson (photo courtesy of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church) 

The church is holding an installation service to formally install Wendell T. Robinson as their senior pastor on Sunday, Nov. 17

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Facebook has taken fire since it disclosed earlier in October that it will not fact-check ads by politicians or their campaigns

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Protest in front of Trump's hotel in D.C., July 2015 (photo Elvert Barnes - CC BY-SA 2.0) 

The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund calls this a huge free speech victory

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