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Democratic Sen. Jeff Golden speaks during a news conference and rally against the Republican Senate walkout at the Oregon Capitol, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, in Salem, Ore. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman, File) 

The legislative session ends on Sunday. 

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(AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File) 

Extreme heat disasters are becoming increasingly common in regions where high heat used to be rare. Blackouts during severe heat waves also leave residents who believe they are protected because they have in home air conditioners at unexpected risk.

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The Oregon Legislature on Friday confirmed the appointment of six new members of the Oregon State University Board of Trustees

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Oregon State Capitol 

The lawmakers' walkout — the longest in state history and the second-longest in the United States — came as several statehouses around the nation have been ideological battlegrounds

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(Photo via Instagram/Practice Landscape @practicelandscape) 

The Strawberry Lane Collective in Milwaukie will offer no-cost land access for BIPOC growers.

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(Photo/ Jae Chong) 

The property owners, suing on behalf of a class of thousands of others, alleged that PacifiCorp negligently failed to shut off power to its 600,000 customers during a windstorm, despite warnings from then-Gov. Kate Brown’s chief-of-staff and top fire officials

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Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum  

State will receive nearly $220 million more for opioid crisis response

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Rose Festival Queen Deja Fitzwater 

This honor recognizes Déja's outstanding contributions to her school, her community and her commitment to making a positive impact on the world around her.

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The GOP standoff over a bill that would expand access to abortion and gender-affirming health care could scuttle much-needed education funding in a year when the stars seemed to align for Oregon’s budget

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The 3-1 council vote Wednesday changes city code to say that people may camp in nonrestricted areas from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., but after that they must dismantle their sites until the permitted overnight hours begin again.

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