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On Monday the colorful Morrison Bridge will shine brightly purple, celebrating what would have been the 63rd birthday of legendary musician Prince Rogers Nelson

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Auburn Officer Jeffrey Nelson was charged last year with second-degree murder and first-degree assault in the shooting death of Jesse Sarey, 26, on May 31, 2019

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American Rescue Plan and ballot measures drive new housing, preschool and library investments 

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The assistant principal at Sacajawea Middle School suggested he could segregate two Black middle school students from their class when their mother called to raise concerns about a cotton cleaning activity

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(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus) 

Today, the Oregon Senate passed House Bill 2168, a bill to make Juneteenth an official state holiday every June 19 beginning in 2022.

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Sen. Michael Dembrow (D-Portland) 

SB 744 would allow students who have completed, passed coursework to graduate without final proficiency tests.

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James Bible, an attorney for the family of Manuel "Manny" Ellis, speaks Thursday, May 27, 2021, at a news conference in Tacoma, Wash., south of Seattle. Ellis died on March 3, 2020 after he was restrained by police officers. Earlier in the day Thursday, Washington state attorney general filed criminal charges against three police officers in the death of Ellis. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

Manuel Ellis, died on March 3, 2020 in Tacoma, Washington — Tasered, handcuffed and hogtied, with his face covered by a spit hood — just weeks before George Floyd’s death triggered a nationwide reckoning on race and policing.

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Larry Turner, executive director of the Fresh Out Community Based Re-Entry Program 

Grantees include culturally specific recovery centers and re-entry programs. 

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Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that half of Oregon's counties will move to the “lower risk" level on Thursday.

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(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) 

The state Department of Transportation and Peninsula Community Health Services are offering shots aboard the Seattle-Bremerton ferry runs from Tuesday until Thursday.

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