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Match between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

Major League Soccer's new policy that bans political displays at matches is stirring controversy in the Pacific Northwest, where supporters' culture is often intertwined with politics and social issues

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Unfunded pension liability is currently $27 billion

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (AP Photo/Sarah Zimmerman) 

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday signed what advocates are calling the nation's most progressive paid family and medical leave measure

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Oregon hopes to build its way out of its housing crisis under first-in-the-nation state legislation signed by Gov. Kate Brown Thursday meant to encourage local cities to construct denser, more affordable housing options

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Photo courtesy of BOLI 

Carol Johnson, a veteran civil rights lawyer and administrator from Arkansas, to oversee civil rights division at BOLI

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Judge Michael J. McShane 

A judge has barred the Trump administration from withholding public safety grants from the state and the city of Portland over Oregon's sanctuary law

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Mike Phillips (Photo by: Jerry Foster) 

The Skanner attended the Washington Park Summer Festival last week and snapped these photos capture the event

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Lisa Saunders (Photo by Saundra Sorenson) 

 Lisa Saunders launches FaithBridge launches treatment program for Black women

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(Photo Courtesy: Pan-African Festival of Oregon) 

The annual cultural festival will feature live music, performances and a fashion show

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Firefighter Jay Flora sprays a hot spot (Mark Mulligan/The Herald via AP, File) 

A lawsuit says a rancher, workers and the John Deere farm equipment company are at fault for a wildfire that burned parts of an Oregon Native American reservation

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