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Erin Wenzel sued the city for assault, battery and negligence, claiming that on Aug. 14, 2020, an officer “ran at her and violently slammed into her with a nightstick” while she was leaving the area as police had instructed. 

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Julie Wise, Director King County Elections 

Washington Secretary of State Steve Hobbs and King County Elections Director Julie Wise addressed election myths, issues, challenges, and opportunities. Event included a guided tour of King County’s elections headquarters.

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Dr. Robert Kelly, the first Black president of the University of Portland  

Robert Kelly is also the first non-priest to lead the private Catholic university.

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A renewable energy plant being commissioned in Oregon combines solar power, wind power and massive batteries to store the energy generated there is the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America.

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Sen. James Manning 

Sen. James Manning of Eugene voices concerns about the Lottery’s special treatment of two of its managers

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Oregon State Capitol 

Three candidates clashed over gun control, abortions and the homeless crisis, just six weeks before election day.

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Pilot program will support promising small business owner ready to take the next step.

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Second-annual competition challenged participants to develop new technologies to help consumers during their journey to find a home.

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When voters passed the state's pioneering Drug Addiction Treatment andRecovery Act in 2020, the emphasis was on treatment as much as on decriminalizing possession of personal-use amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine and other drugs. But progress has been slow and Oregon still has among the highest addiction rates in the country yet over half of addiction treatment programs in the state don't have enough staffing and funding to help those who want help

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Mayor Ted Wheeler 

The decision to advance a pilot program with ShotSpotter was made after Wheeler met with Police Chief Chuck Lovell.

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