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Free trees for all Portlanders continue Portland Parks & Recreation’s Urban Forestry division’s mission to grow, preserve, and protect the city’s urban forest

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Today’s vote to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act comes three weeks after Texas’s radical 6-week abortion ban went into effect

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Oregon received approximately $224 million in grant funding from the federal American Rescue Plan Act to be paid directly to eligible providers

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Shuttle buses will replace MAX Sept. 25-26 between Gateway Transit Center and Portland International Airport

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Rep. Rick Larsen  

The hearing was an opportunity for the subcommittee to examine the alarming increase in disruptive and unruly airline passengers, the causes, the effect on passenger and crew safety, and the enforcement of U.S. laws prohibiting such behavior. 

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A joint statement was released after bipartisan negotiations around the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act were ended

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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Tuesday the city's eviction moratoriums will remain in place through Jan. 15, 2022, rather than expiring at the end of September.

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A staff member at Mabel Rush Elementary School in the Newberg School District attended work on Friday in blackface

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Throughout the mid-1800s, Francis was an active abolitionist, using his position to fight for Black people from western New York to the Pacific Coast

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A new coalition intends to show how peace is possible in Portland

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