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Election Day is November 3, 2020. Ballots will be mailed out beginning October 14, and voter registration deadline is October 13.

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Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty 

Measure 26-217 and Rethink Portland ask the city to reimagine public safety 

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A protester holds a sign while rallying at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner) 

Fifty-six Portland officers were deputized as federal officers last weekend. Portland city officials apparently did not know that their officers' federal deputization status would last until the end of this year.

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Under the terms of the legislation, grants would provide restaurants assistance for operating costs such as payroll and benefits, food, utilities, rent, and more.

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A protester burns an American flag while rallying at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Allison Dinner) 

Videos from the demonstration in downtown Portland showed police grabbing a news photographer and pushing him to ground as he was trying to document them tackling and detaining a person on a sidewalk.

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Gov. Kate Brown warned violence would not be tolerated as right wing extremists converge on Portland "looking for a fight"

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As extreme right-wing, white supremacist groups prepare to converge on Portland tomorrow, here is a reminder of the historical significance of the place they plan to overrun and the stories of the people that lived there.

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Christine Clair, winery director of Willamette Valley Vineyards, examines a cluster of pinot noir grapes at the winery's estate vineyard on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Turner, Ore. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky) 

No one knows the extent of the smoke damage to the crop, and growers are trying to assess the severity.

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Activist Cameron Whitten says he has positioned his nonprofit, Brown Hope, to be a continuation of Black Lives Matter protests.  

Hazardous air quality stopped protests for a week, interrupted the more-than-100 nights of demonstrations.

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In this Wednesday, July 15, 2020, file photo, Seattle Police officers walk past people holding signs and flags during a rally in support of police and other law enforcement officers, in front of City Hall in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs

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