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The state will stop paying the $300 weekly unemployment bonus after Labor Day

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(Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

A statue in Mt. Tabor Park commemorating York, an enslaved Black member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, has been toppled and damaged

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) 

A chemical cousin of pot’s main intoxicating ingredient has rocketed to popularity over the last year. The cannabis industry and state governments are scrambling to reckon with it amid debate over whether it’s legal.

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

A newly-released report shows Seattle police officers continue to stop and use force against Black people far more often than white people.

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Dr. Bukhosi Dube of the Oregon Health Authority (Photo/Saundra Sorenson) 

Fewer than half of the state's BIPOC adults have been vaccinated, reports show.

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Photos Courtesy of Ivan McClellan 

This photographer is on a quest to spotlight the culture of Black cowboys.

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Health officials in Multnomah and King Counties strongly recommend that people wear masks in all indoor public spaces regardless of vaccine status

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

Two months after Gov. Jay Inslee signed the new bills, law enforcement officials remain uncertain about what they require, leading to discrepancies around the state in how officers might respond — or not respond — to certain situations

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Detective Jeremy Brown was shot in his vehicle late Friday while conducting surveillance at a Vancouver apartment complex

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As daily COVID-19 cases doubled in the past week, Oregon health officials reported Thursday that the highly transmissible delta variant has now become the dominant coronavirus variant in the state.

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