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(Photo/Motoya Nakamura/ Multnomah County) 

Severe weather shelters in Multnomah County opening for second night on Friday, Feb. 12; capacity increases with snow, subfreezing temps set to linger

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Musse Olol, a member of Oregon’s Vaccine Advisory Committee 

An effort to make the vaccine roll-out more equitable was hindered by short timeline

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Gresham Police Chief Robin Sells (photo/city of Gresham) 

The report finds that Gresham Police Chief Robin Sells fostered and permitted a hostile workplace that drove out a Black senior official

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Governor Kate Brown 

Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that 10 counties, including the Portland tri-county area, will be moving from the “extreme risk” tier to a lower risk category as COVID-19 cases decrease in the state

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Oregon U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams 

Oregon U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams, who was appointed by former President Trump, was among the U.S. attorneys nationwide directed Tuesday to step down

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In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo violent insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File) 

Magistrate Judge Brian Tsuchida rejected the DOJ’s argument that Ethan Nordean should be detained pending trial because he poses a risk of flight and a danger to the community.

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Everyone is invited to join the event on Facebook

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The fees being discussed include court-appointed council, applying for court-appointed council, financial penalties for unpaid fees, electronic monitoring, probation supervision and detention fees

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Kayse Jama 

Jama was appointed Jan. 6 to the position he originally ran for in 2018. 

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Photo by Michael Longmire 

Police can no longer arrest someone for possession of small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, LSD, oxycodone and other hard drugs as a ballot measure that decriminalized them took effect on Monday.

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