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The school district says an employee has resigned following an investigation into "inappropriate racialized comments" made last week.

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The Oregon Senate voted Tuesday to prohibit single-use plastic shopping bags, joining a growing movement to reduce plastic pollution in oceans.

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Low application rates, unfavorable working conditions make vacancies difficult to fill

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Oregon moved toward making daylight saving time permanent after the House voted 37-20 Thursday to ditch the twice-yearly time change if other West Coast states follow suit and Congress signs off.

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Keanon Lowe said he returned to Portland after his friend’s death

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Delays, budget issues, hamstrung oversight have hampered tax-funded safety rollout

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Sen. Jackie Winters, the first African American Republican to be elected to the state Legislature, died May 29 after a lengthy battle with cancer

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Oregon's troubled foster care system still needs to undergo "extensive work" if it wants to adequately address child safety issues.

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Those with outdated marijuana convictions will be able to have their records expunged faster under an Oregon bill approved by the House.

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Oregon moved to crack down on racially motivated 911 calls on Monday, responding to a series of publicized incidents across the country where predominantly White civilians called the police on Black people going about everyday activities

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