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Photo by Chris Lazarus 

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival kicks off this Friday afternoon in St. Johns

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The Billy Webb Elks Lodge building was built in 1926 and has been owned by the Elks since 1959. Photo by Saundra Sorensen  

A decade after $2 million in renovations breathed new life into the Billy Webb Elks Lodge, members are working to designate the headquarters of Portland’s only remaining African American Fraternal Organization as a historic landmark

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(Photo Courtesy: DogSpot) 

Customers can use the app-connected houses as a safer and smarter solution when shopping with their dogs, rather than leaving them in the car or tied up on the street.

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Public employee unions representing Oregon state workers have negotiated new contracts that would provide pay increases of up to 15% over the next two-year budget period.

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The fossil was discovered at the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, above, in eastern Oregon. (Photo Courtesy: National Park Service)  

A fossil jaw bone misidentified for 50 years turns out to belong to a bone-crushing mammal and is the first to be found in the Northwest, scientists said.

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(photo Oregon Health Authority) 

New report shines light on tobacco industry marketing across Oregon

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Photo by Christen McCurdy 

After 10 years with the city and decades as a ‘community mom,’ Antoinette Edwards is retiring to ‘be still for a while’

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Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church (Photo by Saundra Sorensen) 

The current preservation movement is about shifting focus to the preservation of cultural heritage sites, and Black history advocates have reason to hope this means better protection in historically African American neighborhoods

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(Photo courtesy TriMet) 

Upgrades will allow the line to run at regular speeds during higher temperatures

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) 

Gov. Kate Brown said Monday that she's ready to use her executive power to lower carbon emissions following a nine-day Republican walkout that derailed landmark climate legislation and embroiled the state in a political crisis pitting liberal cities against rural residents.

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