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Up until three months ago Josh, 8 at the time, had a party rental business, then started working for his father’s transportation company

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The court has affirmed that Oregon State Hospital leaders “willfully” violated court orders when they did not promptly admit a criminal defendant with severe mental illness

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Speakers include Susheela Jayapal, Multnomah County Commissioner 

The event will be held via Zoom, Tuesday, December 29 at 6:00 p.m.

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The Governor has directed the Department of Education and the Health Authority to implement new initiatives, with the goal of returning more students to in-person instruction by February 15, 2021.

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Tony DeFalco 

Tony DeFalco follows outgoing longtime Executive Director and Commissioner-Elect Carmen Rubio

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Agency says they will work through the holidays to benefits out as quickly as possible

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(image via Google Maps) 

Governor and County Chair say relief is coming for tenants and landlords

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This Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 photo provided by the Office of the Governor of Virginia shows a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee being removed from the National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington. The statue that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111 years has been removed after a state commission decided that Lee was not a fitting symbol for the state. (Jack Mayer/Office of Governor of Virginia, File) 

The statue will be replaced with a statue of civil rights activist Barbara Rose Johns

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The concert will be live online on Saturday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m.

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(Peter Dazeley via Getty)  

District Attorney Mike Schmidt says that the public supports the treatment of drug use as a public health matter

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