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Shortly after Sha'Carri Richardson won the Olympic trials in Eugene last month, she tested positive for ingredients found in marijuana, had her results erased and received a one-month ban.

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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee chats with longtime friend Cal Kalabaza of Tacoma during the "Welcome Back, Washington" celebration at Wright Park in Tacoma, Wash. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. (Tony Overman/The News Tribune via AP) 

Oregon and Washington on Wednesday lifted most of their COVID-19 restrictions to become two of the last states to broadly ease virus orders put in place in the very first days of the pandemic

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Rep. Janelle Bynum (D-Happy Valley) speaks at a conference via Zoom. 

Group vows to prioritize bills on farm worker overtime, universal representation, restorative justice in figure sessions.

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Pacific Northwest, shuts down light rail and street cars due to high temperatures, districts halted summer school bus service and people braced for possibly the hottest day of the scorcher.

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Richardson’s victory came in just 10.86 seconds. Many are comparing the Olympic-bound track and field star to greats like Florence Griffith-Joyner, and Gail Devers.

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In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown visits the Marion County and Salem Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Salem, Ore. (Abigail Dollins/Statesman-Journal via AP, Pool, File) 

This means statewide mask mandates, in most settings, will be lifted and there will no longer be capacity limits, required physical distancing or county risk levels.

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Sunday’s temperature in Portland, Oregon — forecast to rise to 112 degrees Fahrenheit (44 Celsius) — could break the all-time temperature record of 108 degrees, set just a day earlier. The forecast calls for another 112-degree day on Monday

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A local lawmaker wants to condemn a city-owned park in Seattle with a large homeless encampment next to a courthouse and declare the area a public safety hazard or nuisance property.

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Senate Bill 397 would provide a more efficient and equitable path to a better future for thousands of Oregonians with a criminal record

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Police in Oregon's largest city are being advised to no longer pursue low-level traffic infractions

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