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MacKenzie Scott (Photo/WikiBio) 

This is the third round of major philanthropic gifts Scott has made, which together rival the charitable contributions made by the largest foundations

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Former Rep. Mike Nearman, R-Independence 

Republican lawmakers voted with majority Democrats in the Oregon House of Representatives to expel an unapologetic Rep. Mike Nearman with a 59-1 vote.

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Oregon Sen. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) presented a family photo to the Senate floor. 

Sen. Frederick carried HB 2168 in the Oregon Senate, and gave a moving floor speech, illustrated with treasured family photos, prior to the Senate vote on June 1.

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(Photo/Max Kleinen) 

With more bullets comes more bloodshed. There have been 37 homicides in Oregon’s largest city so far this year, more than six times the number recorded in the same period last year.

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NAACP Portland President Sharon Gary-Smith 

Oregon catches up with 47 other states, Washington D.C., that already observe “Emancipation Day.”

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Lawyers for the family of a 24-year-old man announced this week that they’ve reached a settlement with the city of Portland for a police shooting in 2017 that left Terrell Johnson dead.

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The bill will restrict local jurisdictions’ ability to deny affordable housing developments on land not zoned for residential use

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(Photo/Cristofer Jeschke 

House Concurrent Resolution 11, approved Monday by a vote of 47-6, modifies the lyrics, while keeping the same music of “Oregon, My Oregon.”

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(Photo/Dan Loran) 

A rail union official reportedly told investigators that a fiery oil car train derailment north of Seattle late last year was caused by sabotage.

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Oregon State Representative Mike Nearman (R) Independence 

Rep. Mike Nearman allegedly told people in a video days before the assault that he would let them in the building if they texted him, and he provided his cellphone number.

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