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Health Mar 18U.S. struggles to fill requests for protective gear
The federal government is rushing protective equipment to states for medical workers who will be on the front lines of the growing coronavirus pandemic. But at least in three states, promised deliveries are falling far short of requests.
Politics Mar 11Oregon governor takes sweeping action to cut global warming
Gov. Kate Brown's sweeping executive order, one of the boldest in the nation, directs a state agency to set and enforce caps on pollution from industry and transportation fuels.
Health Feb 29Washington state sees 1st virus death in US, declares emergency
A man has died in Washington state of COVID-19, state health officials said Saturday, marking the first such reported death in the United States.
Politics Oct 28Republican Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon won’t seek reelection
Walden is a former chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee and now serves as the top Republican on the energy panel.
Nation Jun 29Oregon Republican senators end walkout over carbon bill
Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents.
World Jun 16Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border
Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.
Nation Jun 04Young people suing U.S. government over climate change get their day in court
The group of young people suing say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future.
Nation May 31Awash in marijuana, Oregon takes steps to curb production
If growing marijuana in Oregon were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all.
Nation Jun 09Anti-Sharia rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders
EUGENE, Ore. — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the midday prayers. Over their melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade…
Nation Oct 15Investors anxious as Oregonians again vote on marijuana
About 50 Oregon towns and counties will decide in the Nov. 8 election whether to opt back into the marijuana business.