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former Washington Governors (from left) Dan Evans, Chris Gregoire, and Gary Locke sit together before testifying in favor of Initiative 1000 

More than two decades after voters banned affirmative action, the question of whether one's minority status should be considered in state employment, contracting, colleges admissions is back on the ballot

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Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley 

Under current law, individuals in custody who have not been convicted of a crime are denied Medicare, Medicaid, and veterans’ benefits

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O'Nesha Cochran, the former program director at he newly opened Diane Wade House in Portland, speaks at a May 9, 2019 Multnomah County Commission meeting after her abrupt firing from the Diane Wade House.. 

Leneice Rice will serve as a liaison focused on documenting and reporting feedback from a community whose faith in law enforcement has been tested

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One of the most important conceptual artists of our time, his works examine the representation of race and the politics of visual culture

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The United Food and Commercial Workers Union has agreed a three-year contract for stores in Oregon and Southwest Washington

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Rebecca Ocken, PCC’s project manager for the center 

Portland Community College is compiling the results of door-to-door and online surveys

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Richard Willock was staying at a Hilton’s Hampton Inn in Nashville with his teenage son when he was approached in the lobby by a security guard, who demanded that he prove he was a guest. 

Jermaine Massey was ousted from the DoubleTree Hotel in Portland where he was a guest and forced to find lodging at around midnight

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, dribbles past Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) 

The Trail Blazers kicked off their 50th anniversary season with a preseason game where it all started, Portland's Memorial Coliseum

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The protesters said they were assaulted by Portland police during a 2018 demonstration against Patriot Prayer

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Several other states, including Washington, New York, Michigan and Rhode Island, have also imposed temporary bans

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