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Author and music educator Licia Claire Seaman. 

Licia Claire Seaman’s new book shares stories, neurobiology and music. 

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Former Portland Tribune reporter and editor Steve Law (Courtesy Photo: Steve Law) 

Oregon and the Klan: Guest Column: The tactics and rhetoric deployed by today’s Trump-centric conservative movement read like the playbook of the Ku Klux Klan a century ago.

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(Photo/ Jay Rembert) 

An Oregon gun rights group and a county sheriff have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a voter-approved ballot measure, saying it violates the Second Amendment right to “keep and bear arms.”

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The U.S. government has taken a step toward approving the expansion of a natural gas pipeline in the Pacific Northwest, but environmentalists and the attorneys general of Oregon, California and Washington states warn that allowing fracking will increases emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas implicated in climate change

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(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File) 

The vote on the lower Klamath River dams is the last major regulatory hurdle and the biggest milestone for a $500 million demolition proposal championed by Native American tribes and environmentalists for years

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Andrea Bell, executive director of OHCS 

The 63 units will be leased with priority given to Black residents with previous ties to area.

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Ted Wheeler 

Portland uses specialized software to capture text messaging on city-issued phones, to retain public records, but the software can't capture encrypted messages sent using Apple's iMessage service.

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Oregon voters have narrowly passed measures that would strengthen gun laws and mandate health care as a human right.

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Andrea Salinas 

The state’s population jumped by more than 10% in the past decade to more than 4.2 million people, giving it a new congressional district for the first time in 40 years.

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A Ku Klux Klan parade in Vancouver, Washington, in the 1920s. (Courtesy Photo: Oregon Historical Society) 

Oregon and the Klan - Part 5: The meteoric rise of the hate group in the early 1920s, followed by an equally fast demise, may hold powerful historical lessons for today.

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