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A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday put on hold a Trump administration rule denying visas to immigrants unless they can prove they have health insurance or can pay for medical care

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A Veteran's Day tribute to Black warriors, an exploration of the relationship between white settlers and native people and a photographic investigation of the Columbia River Treaties are just three of the free events on offer this month

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(photo by Susan Fried) 

Susan Fried was on hand to capture this image from Seattle

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Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore. 

PROGRESS Act would create two new tax incentives to help small businesses hire and grow

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William Davis successfully had a marijuana-related conviction expunged from his record 

Two new laws will streamline record-clearing efforts and waive filing fees

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Eric Eugene Scardino Jr. (courtesy Multnomah County Sheriff's Office) 

When officers arrived they witnessed Eric Scardino chasing a man, who is Black, with a shovel and a knife while yelling racial slurs

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(photo courtesy of PBOT Twitter page) 

Red transit lanes are part of PBOT's effort to make bus, streetcar, and train service more efficient

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In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 photo, a campaign poster for Seattle City Council incumbent candidate Kshama Sawant is posted outside her campaign headquarters in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) 

Residents from other cities across the US are watching Amazon's political spending and influence in Seattle, saying it can happen in any city

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House Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce ranking member Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., speaks during a legislative hearing on "making prescription drugs more affordable" on Capitol Hill in Washington(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) 

Rep. Greg Walden said he could have won re-election, but former Democrat opponent Jamie McLeod-Skinner said this "demonstrates the power of our efforts last year to flip the House and establish accountability"

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Oregon's affordable housing group says proposed changes will allow landlords to discriminate and make it impossible for victims to hold them accountable

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