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Ken Ward is the "Reluctant Radical" in his documentary (screenshot from trailer) 

A train derailment in North Portland Tuesday morning resulted in no injuries, but damaged a Lombard Street overpass. It also served as a reminder of the safety hazards of living alongside railways.

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Jefferson High principal Margaret Calvert poses for a photo with a Class of 2019 graduate. (photo courtesy PPS) 

Internet connectivity, social isolation undermine student success

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Voters voted not to vote on backhoes anymore in Baker City, Ore. (photo courtesy of Tom Fisk/Baker City Public Works Department) 

The race for the Democratic nomination to be Oregon secretary of state — the second-highest statewide office — remains too early to call between front-runners Sens. Shemia Fagan and Mark Hass

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Republican Jo Rae Perkins will face Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley (pictured). 

In the Republican Senate primary, Jo Rae Perkins won. Perkins will face Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley.

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Winning more than 50% of the vote, Carmen Rubio will be Portland's first Latinx commissioner. 

Mayor Ted Wheeler has yet to reach the required 50% of the vote, which means he will likely runoff against Sarah Iannarone in November.

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In this March 16, 2020, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks at a news conference in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File) 

A Baker County overturned Gov. Brown's coronavirus restrictions Monday. Later the same day, the Oregon Supreme Court halted the rural judge's order

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To apply for rent assistance contact your local Community Action Agency, or call 211 for assistance.

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NNPA’s Sr. Correspondent Stacy Brown interviews The Skanner's publisher Bernie Foster today along with 3 other iconic publishers. The video will livestream starting at 10:00 a.m. (PT) this morning.

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Owner Paul Knauls explains that the COVID-19 crisis has made operating the hair salon impossible

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United Food and Commercial Workers union says it is a fact that at least 65 grocery workers at least have died in the COVID-9 pandemic.

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