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  1. Colorado Proposal Would Allow Marijuana DeliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Denver Westword

    If the measure passes, dispensaries could apply for a delivery endorsement, and then have an employee or approved contractor drive recreational or medical cannabis, or cannabis products, right to your door. The daily purchase limits would still apply, so a single household could not receive more than one ounce of recreational flower or two ounces of medical a day.

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  2. Video Shows Officers Recovering Missing Toddler In Bushes Near HomeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Switched

    A desperate search for a missing 2-year-old boy had a happy ending when officers found the child just blocks from his home in a remarkable moment that was captured on video. The little boy named River, whose mother had described him as "extremely mobile," was found curled up in blackberry bushes about two blocks from his family's apartment in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, authorities said in a press release.

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  3. Portland police find missing boy hiding in bushesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Behind the girls and glamour: Real photos reveal the truth behind the glitz at Hugh Hefner's recently sold $100m Playboy Mansion 'What has he been smoking?': Former Swedish Prime Minister blasts Trump after President uses 'made up' example of terror attack in Sweden to support his 'Muslim' travel ban Unfounded Father: Trump takes Thomas Jefferson quote out of context to bash the media during campaign-style rally in Florida 'I'm here because I want to be among the people': Trump continues his assault on 'fake' news and 'corrupt' media with campaign-style rally in front of 9,000 in Florida after rough week at the White House 'Take it seriously': White House chief of staff says Trump wasn't kidding when he called the press 'the enemy of the American people' Chris Christie could join Trump's White House team after all - or may run a drug task force for the president Caught on tape AGAIN: ... (more)

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  4. Oregon's broken education system shackles our studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Until fixing Oregon's broken education system for our children is the Legislature's highest, primary priority, Senate Republicans cannot in good conscience make any other budget decisions. Oregonians are counting on us to make "education first."

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  5. Portland Public Schools still beset by trust, communication woesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Portland Public Schools communications consultant Anna Richter Taylor whispers to Deputy Chief Executive Officer Yousef Awwad during a school board meeting. Portland Public Schools' tainted drinking water scandal didn't just reveal years of deferred maintenance, but corrosion in the district's ability to communicate with the public and among key employees as well.

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  6. 2-year-old who went missing now in protective custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | OregonLive.com

    The 2-year-old who went missing from his parents' home Saturday is now in protective custody out of concern for the boy's "welfare and safety at home," according to Portland police. Authorities launched a major search for River Schomaker after his mother reported the boy missing at about 6 a.m. Saturday.

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  7. Lawmakers seek to unwind parts of 1990s property tax revoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Lawmakers might ask Oregonians to reconsider part of their 1990s-era property tax revolt -- and perhaps get a tax break in return. Their proposal would unwind a 1997 rewrite of the property tax system that effectively divorced property taxes from home values to guard tax rates against hot market surges.

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  8. Oregonians could see bottle deposit windfall under billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News-Review

    Under a bill proposed in the House, Oregonians who redeem bottle and cans could get an unexpected windfall when the deposit jumps from 5 cents to a dime April 1. The House Committee on Energy and Environment voted unanimously Wednesday to advance a bill that would, starting April 1, refund 10 cents on all containers covered by Oregon's bottle bill - even if purchasers paid only the 5-cent deposit. Oregon has had a 5-cent deposit on certain beverage containers since 1972, first introduced to deal with the state's litter problem.

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  9. Missing toddler found in bushes 2 blocks from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKRN

    A 2-year-old boy was found by a Mountain Wave Search and Rescue K9 Saturday after he was reported missing by his mother. The boy was found about two blocks from his home in northeast Portland.

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  10. 'It's not fair' is no excuse for putting off PERS reforms: Editorial Agenda 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Firefighters and other public employees packed a Monday hearing of the Senate Workforce Committee to register their opposition to attempts to cut benefits in the Public Employees Retirement System. One after another, teachers, firefighters and other public employees went to Salem last week to register a simple complaint with legislative proposals to reduce their pension benefits: All things being equal, they're right.

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  11. Wyden: Government 'Legitimacy' At Issue With Trump's Potential Financial ConflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Willamette Week

    At least one thousand people have filed into the Oregon City High School gymnasium this morning to ask questions of U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden . Here, as in other recent Oregon town hall meetings, Wyden is not facing the sort of agitated crowds that have dogged Republican members of Congress.

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  12. Dennis Richardson to Donald Trump: There's No Voter Fraud in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Willamette Week

    The state's top elections official, and the first Republican elected statewide since 2002, says President Donald J. Trump's concerns about alleged voter fraud have no validity in Oregon. In a Jan. 27 letter , Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson wrote to Trump and told him such fraud didn't exist here.

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  13. PERS fix won't come until schools 'go off the cliff,' policy expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    The Oregonian's interim politics editor Betsy Hammond moderates a City Club of Portland forum Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, on possible solutions to the state's troubled public employee pension system. Speakers, from left to right, are Jim Green, executive director of the Oregon School Boards Association, Tim Nesbitt, a former labor union president who now consults on public policy and John Tapogna, president of ECONorthwest.

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  14. Traumacare: son of ACARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | South County Spotlight

    Unlike Measure 97, the corporate tax, the Portland Business Alliance is staying neutral on the issue of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Since the ACA was implemented, the uninsured rate in Oregon has gone down 59 percent, with half a million Oregonians gaining insurance in six years.

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  15. AP Exclusive: DHS weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Staffers in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said they had been told by colleagues in two DHS departments that the proposal was still being considered as recently as Feb. 10. A DHS official described the document as a very early draft that was not seriously considered and never brought to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly for approval.

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  16. Memo: DHS considered National Guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WRAL.com

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Staffers in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said they had been told by colleagues in two DHS agencies that the proposal was still being considered as recently as Feb. 10. A DHS official described the document as a very early draft that was not seriously considered and never brought to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly for approval.

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  17. Ap Exclusive: DHS weighed National Guard for immigration roundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Staffers in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said they had been told by colleagues in two DHS departments that the proposal was still being considered as recently as Feb. 10. A DHS official described the document as a very early draft that was not seriously considered and never brought to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly for approval.

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  18. Oregon says no to cannabis-infused alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | OregonLive.com

    We can put marijuana in our ice cream and our ice cream in booze, but when it comes to marijuana in our booze, Oregonians are out of luck. That's because earlier this month the The Oregon Liquor Control Commission clarified the rules on cannabis-infused alcohol, writing on their website , "Adding marijuana or marijuana items to alcoholic beverages adulterates the product.

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  19. Here are the Oregon Senate bills we're following this sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bike Portland

    The 2017 Oregon legislative session is well underway. Votes have already taken place and bills are moving up and dying off as I type this.

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  20. How to Save a BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Via

    It's a hot, cloudless morning on the Oregon Coast , and how often can you say that? Waves suck at the shore, gulls squawk overhead, and crowds of vitamin D-deprived Northwesterners cruise the promenade with looks of disbelief. "Gonna be a warm one," says Coral Cook, a 72-year-old vacation rental manager in Seaside, just up the road from Cannon Beach.

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