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The death toll from the fires in California, Oregon and Washington stood at 28 and was expected to rise sharply Saturday

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Rubble remains from an area destroyed by the Almeda Fire, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Talent, Ore. (AP Photo/John Locher) 

Firefighters union official says the hot, dry, conditions in the Pacific Northwest have caused fires to spread quickly, and there is nothing to show its Antifa, or Proud Boys setting fires.

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Measure 110 has considerable BIPOC support but receives pushback from the Urban League.

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Gov. Kate Brown said communities have been “substantially destroyed” and warned there could be numerous fatalities.

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A pile of burning railroad ties in the wake of the Cold Springs Canyon Pearl Hill Fire, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Okanogan, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman-Review via AP) 

“The fire weather forecasted is extremely rare and occurs only a few times a century,” said Eric Johnson, Deputy Fire Staff for Northwest Oregon Fire Management.

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Last weekend Aaron "Jay" Danielson was shot while asserting a far-right presence in downtown Portland. This week his assailant, antifa supporter Michael Forest Reinoehl, who had claimed self-defence, was fatally shot by federal agents. Both were armed

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Quilt to be on display through October

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Max getting ready for his CT scan (photo courtesy OSU) 

Max’s visit provided a unique learning opportunity for staff veterinarians, residents and students at the teaching hospital, who are more accustomed to caring for dogs, cats, cows and horses.

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A small memorial to Portland, Oregon fatal shooting victim Aaron J. Danielson, 39, of Portland is shown on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at the site where he was killed on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, as supporters of President Donald Trump and Black Lives Matter protesters clashed. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus) 

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts said flooding the city with more law enforcement would never work because Portland’s newly elected district attorney has dismissed charges against hundreds of protesters.

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A legislative analysis said reparations could take the form of cash, housing assistance, lower tuition, forgiving student loans, job training or community investments

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