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Elizabeth Warren was introduced by Toshiko Hasegawa, director of the Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. (photo by Susan Fried) 

Washington state’s primary is Tuesday, March 10; voters should have received their ballots by Thursday, Feb. 27

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Jeffery Robinson, director of the American Civil Liberty Union’s Trone Center for Justice and Equality 

The Commission to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African-Americans Act now has 125 cosponsors

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his 2016 photo shows a lumber mill in Bend, Ore., that is now in February 2020 an REI outdoor recreation store. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky) 

Political districts have flipped in population centers, from San Diego in the south to Seattle in the north

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An electronic cigarette kit and mentol pod from Juul Labs is seen on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Pembroke Pines, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) 

Oregon is one of five states leading a bipartisan coalition looking into JUUL’s targeting of youth vaping

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The 7-4 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned decisions issued by judges in Washington, Oregon and California

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Today jurors found Christian guilty of the May 26, 2017 stabbing deaths of Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky Best

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A spokesman for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon said the agency has been "working closely with state officials to create critical backstops and protect access to care for all Oregonians who need it, regardless of federal action on Title X"

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Oregon's Department of Land Conservation and Development says a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay would have significant adverse effects on the state's coastal scenic and aesthetic resources, endangered species and critical habitat

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In this Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, a TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facility is seen in Hardisty, Alberta. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP, File) 

"Amidst the growing climate emergency, closing this loophole is a small step we must take to hold Big Oil accountable and to protect our communities," said Blumenauer. 

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If the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approves the project, which lacks state permits, it would likely set up a court battle over state's rights

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