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In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a marijuana plant awaits transplanting at the Hollingsworth Cannabis Company near Shelton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) 

A new bill would create what some critics describe as a long-overdue "social equity" program, encouraging greater ownership of marijuana businesses by minorities, women and military veterans.

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A grass fire seen Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP) 

A wind-driven grass fire that roared to life during rush hour in a residential neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, damaged five buildings

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Grocery workers from across Oregon and southwest Washington have voted to approve a strike if negotiations with four of the region's largest supermarket chains deadlock

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Perlia Bell, an outreach worker with JOIN, offers a tarp to Josh on a street in downtown Portland on Dec. 17, 2018. (Photo Courtesy: Multnomah County) 

Portland homeless shelter has opened with assistance from private sector donations

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A tentative contract deal has been reached between Seattle Public Schools and the teachers union

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Ted Wheeler 

Documents show that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's office billed city taxpayers $1,123 a night for an aide's hotel accommodations while at a conference

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(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) 

Clinics begin charging new fees, tapping financial reserves and intensifying fundraising

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Photo by M.O. Stevens (CC BY-SA 3.0) via Wikimedia Commons 

SB577 requires state to better track bias crimes

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler 

The City of Portland and more are offering deals and free parking downtown this weekend in an effort to generate some of the revenue lost during last weekend's political protests

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Protesters gathered to oppose right-wing demonstrators face off against police following an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)  

Proud Boys outnumbered by counter-demonstrators in largely peaceful event

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