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A speaker addresses the crowd during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) 

Under the deal announced by Governor Kate Brown, the federal agents will withdraw in phases.

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Mayor Ted Wheeler speaks before voting to approve the PDX-Cares budget during a virtual City Council session July 22. 

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty voted no, arguing for better houseless resources.

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Armed forces veterans participate in a Black Lives Matter protest at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) 

The plan negotiated between Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and Gov. Brown over the last 24 hours includes a “robust presence” of Oregon State Police downtown.

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Sarah J. Adams-Schoen Assistant Professor of Law, University of Oregon  

Attorney General Rosenblum asks the question: If the state of Oregon does not have standing to prevent this unconstitutional conduct by unidentified federal agents running roughshod over her citizens, who does?

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Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum vows to "continue to seek ways to fight to ensure the rights of every Oregonian to peacefully protest are preserved"

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In this Monday, July 20, 2020, file photo, Romeo Ceasar holds a sign during a Black Lives Matter protest in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File) 

State Sen. Lew Frederick, who's dodged pepper balls fired by federal agents, said the Trump administration “miscalculated” if it thought it could end the demonstrations with a show of force.

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New five-year initiative surprises recipients.

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Mayor Ted Wheeler speaks to people gathered in downtown Portland, Ore., Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus) 

Wheeler has opposed federal agents’ presence in Oregon’s largest city, but has faced harsh criticism from many sides and his presence wasn’t welcomed by many demonstrators.

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Federal officers disperse Black Lives Matter protesters outside the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/NoahFederal officers disperse Black Lives Matter protesters outside the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) Berger) 

The motion asks the judge to immediately command federal officers in Portland to stop detaining protesters without probable cause, to identify themselves before arresting anyone and to explain why an arrest is taking place.

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The Oregon Health Authority has reported 299 additional confirmed and presumptive coronavirus cases in the state

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