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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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U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer said this racial targeting of Michael Fesser "reflects the worst abuses of African-Americans in our nation’s modern history"

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Former West Linn Police Chief Terry Timeus had his officers initiate an unwarranted, racially motivated surveillance and arrest of a Black Portland man as a favor to the chief’s fishing buddy

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Rep. Mark Meek (D-Clackamas County) and Sen. James Manning (D-Eugene) co-chair Oregon's Joint Interim Task Force On Addressing Racial Disparities in Home Ownership 

Trump administration proposes weakened regulation, tracking of housing discrimination

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The move was enacted Monday night with a 7-0 vote by the Seattle City Council despite opposition from Mayor Jenny Durkan

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New funding from MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge will help support initiatives aimed at safely reducing Multnomah County’s jail population and reducing racial disparities

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Oregon Historical Quarterly editor Eliza Canty-Jones 

Quarterly journal gives detailed timeline of racism, resistance in Oregon

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In this photo taken Jan. 23, 2020, Robin Addison, a nurse in the Emergency Department and co-lead of the Biocontainment Evaluation and Specialty Treatment Team at Providence Regional Medical Center, poses for a photo with a protective helmet and face shield in Everett, Wash. 

The unidentified man fell sick after returning home from a visit to China and was admitted to an Everett, Wash. hospital on Jan. 20

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Opponents of the cap and trade bill plan to rally at the Oregon State Capitol on Thursday

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