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A long, acrimonious legal battle between state Medicaid contractor FamilyCare Inc. and the Oregon Health Authority has ended with the state agreeing to pay $22.5 million to the company.

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Reed College has acknowledged that a video posted to TikTok and Twitter “shows a Reed faculty member making offensive and racist comments at a local business.”

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(Photo/ TECO - Seattle via Facebook) 

The presentation will take place Saturday, March 26, 10:15 a.m. at the Rose Festival office

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(Photo/ Wikimedia Commons) 

Beginning March 26 the westbound ramp from I-5 south to westbound downtown will close as early as 5 a.m. on Saturday and reopen by 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 27

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Senator Ron Wyden 

Judges are obligated to recuse themselves when their participation in a case would create even the appearance of a conflict of interest

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(AP Photo/Ben McKeown) 

Joined by Gov. Brown, Reps. Bonamici, Blumenauer

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Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus 

Candidates under consideration are Adrien Bennings, Naydeen Gonzalez-De Jesus, Craig Herndon and Shouan Pan.

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The complaint says Tiria Jones’ 9-year-old son, who has autism, had attended Four Creeks School for just days when the incident occurred

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(Photo/ Joice Kelly) 

This free three-part series will provide a safe and welcoming space for caregivers to connect with each other, learn new skills and get access to community resources.

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(Photo/ Elliott Bay Book Company via Facebook) 

In celebration of Women’s History Month 2022, the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) is presenting programs throughout the month of March that focus on radical self-care and wellness.

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