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Center for Women's Leadership Interim Executive Director Jessica Mole took over in the second change of leadership the center experienced last year.  

Citing budget cuts and fundraising shortfalls due to the pandemic, PSU and the center’s board chair announce the illustrious board will be dissolved this summer.

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An estimated 46,000 people have their licenses suspended annually because they fail to pay court-imposed fines for noncriminal moving violations as minor as neglecting to use a turn signal.

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The Seattle Times reported that fatal drug overdoses increased more than 30% last year compared to 2019, according to the data, an increase more than twice as large as any other year in the past decade.

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(Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP, file) 

State officials say the rule, which garnered thousands of public comments, will be in place until it is “no longer necessary to address the effects of the pandemic in the workplace.”

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Oregon Sen. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) was chief sponsor of two bills that would have provided reparations to Black Oregonians, but which have stalled in the state Senate.  

Sen. Frederick pushed for eligible Black Oregonians to receive a lifetime annuity as remedy for slavery, systemic racism.

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Photo/Timothy Dyke 

The Oregon Senate repassed Senate Bill 554 – approving modifications made in the House to add storage and safety requirements among the bill’s components.

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AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File 

Two police officers raised their weapons while sheltering behind a tree in a Portland park. They yelled at a homeless man to put up his hands. Moments later, two shots rang out.

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On Monday, Oregon lawmakers passed a bill that will make it easier and quicker for communities to create emergency shelters and temporary housing.

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The Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland's Washington Park has been defaced by anti-semitic graffiti.

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