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Portland artists Kayin Talton Davis and Cleo Davis 

This fall, five bright red obelisks, each measuring seven feet tall, will appear along Alberta between 11th and 24th avenues

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Oregon Department of Forestry firefighters douse a slash pile during an annual interagency training exercise east of Sweet Home, Ore.(Mark Ylen/Albany Democrat-Herald via AP) 

Seattle upgrades community center air filtration systems, Multnomah County weighs cost of upgrades moving forward.

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Oregon is the only state in the country that allows for convictions via non-unanimous juries in criminal felony cases.

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Free agency opened Sunday with nearly $3 billion in deals getting struck in the opening hours

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New laws passed in the last hours of the session include: paid medical and family leave, 150 million for affordable housing and more...

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Bill failed to muster 16 votes needed from Democrats

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Demonstrators gather at the Supreme Court (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) 

When North Carolina drew its most recent political maps, state leaders split a historically Black university in Greensboro into two congressional districts that critics say diluted the voting power of African Americans on campus.

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State Sen. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) praised Habitat of Oregon’s new role in helping shape public policy. 

Habitat for Humanity for Oregon is stepping into a greater public policy and advocacy role for homeowners and renters.

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The Skanner reported in September that Multifamily Northwest, an advocacy group for landlords who own apartment buildings, had taken the unusual step of targeting some Portland renters with flyers 

Ordinances alter screening criteria, cap income requirement

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(Photo Courtesy: Air Force Medical Service) 

A recent report from Disability Rights Oregon depicts a startling picture taking place at hospitals around Portland.

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