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(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky) 

An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses.

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Photo courtesy of City of Seattle 

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture today announced that a new, long-term Black Lives Matter public art piece has been installed at Seattle City Hall.

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A Black man was shot and killed outside a bar by a white man in central Oregon

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Physician Bukhosi Dube has been named as Chief Medical Officer at Cascadia Behavioral Health.  

Dr. Bukhosi Dube will lead innovative “integrative health” model

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Columbia Park in NE Portland 

Two activists created a website to inform the most climate-vulnerable on how to take action.

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Gov. Jay Inslee 

Washington Gov. Jay Inlsee has asked the federal government for assistance staffing hospitals and long-term care facilities in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Oregon State Capitol 

The Democratic speaker of the Oregon House on Monday rescinded a deal she made with Republicans to share power as lawmakers redraw political boundaries and add an additional U.S. House seat for the state.

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The lawsuits seek a full audit conducted in the same manner as one carried out in Arizona — which has so far yielded no evidence of widespread fraud

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Wheeler also called for a citywide expansion of Portland Street Response, a team that helps people experiencing homelessness or low-acuity behavioral health issues, to reduce the number of calls police must handle

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(Deschutes County Sheriff Via AP) 

Deer Creek has run dry after several illegal marijuana grows cropped up in the neighborhood last spring, stealing water from both the stream and nearby aquifers

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