06-14-2021  5:35 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Despite heated opposition from Republicans and the gun lobby the bill passed and will move to the House. If passed into law it will ban guns in state buildings and allow for local decisions on whether to allow them in schools, airports and other buildings

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Matthew Klein, 24, was arrested Tuesday in Sherwood and his brother, 21-year-old Jonathanpeter Klein, was arrested the same day near Heppner

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City of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler 

Two independent investigations were proposed by Mayor Ted Wheeler after an apparent information leak intended to damage a city commissioner.

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US Sen. Ron Wyden joined Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown last week to present a bill that would protect stimulus checks from garnishment. 

The measure, nearly identical to one passed in December, was blocked by a Republican senator.

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Mayor Ted Wheeler told plan supporters that he must provide additional information to other commissioners to gain support

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City of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler 

Brian Hunzeker acknowledged that he committed a “serious, isolated mistake” in connection to a leaked report that wrongly identified Portland Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty as the suspect of a hit-and run crash

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Richard Brown's memoir/guide hit bookshelves this month and quickly sold out at Powell's. 

‘This is Not For You: An Activist’s Journey of Resistance and Resilience’ is a guide and a memoir.

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Clark County District Court Judge Zimmerman described Kevin Peterson Jr., the 21-year-old shot and killed by deputies in October, as “the Black guy they were trying to make an angel out of.”

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Women and communities of colour have been hard hit during the coronavirus pandemic and the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is expected to help with housing, groceries and basic survival expenses

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Police used the controversial kettling tactic to stop and detain protesters after recent court cases have dismissed complaints against it. One man was arrested twice during the day

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