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The law, which took effect immediately when Inslee signed it in April, prohibits the sale, distribution, manufacture and importation of specific guns. The measure does not bar the possession of such weapons by people who already have them.

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(Image courtesy of Juneteenth Oregon) 

Three years into celebrating Juneteenth as a state and federal holiday, local communities are forging and maintaining new traditions.

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The trial, which will be held before a judge and not a jury, will determine whether the law violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission executive director and Yakama Nation member Aja DeCoteau joins team of 15 new appointees during revival of defunct group

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Protest signs condemning a measure in Portland City Council that would ban homeless camps during the daytime in most public places are lined up next to one of the doors of City Hall in Portland, Ore. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. (AP Photo/Claire Rush) 

The measure before the Portland City Council on Wednesday would prohibit camping between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. in city parks and near schools and day cares.

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(Abigail Dollins/Statesman Journal via AP, File) 

A grand jury in Marion County Court on Tuesday indicted Lincoln Smith, a 52-year-old truck driver from California, on 12 counts, including seven charges of manslaughter, reckless driving and driving under the influence of intoxicants.

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The lunchtime protest comes a week after Amazon's annual shareholder meeting and a month after a policy took effect requiring workers to return to the office three days per week.

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Birdhers is in its fifth year of weekly walks and annual retreats.

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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) 

Officials in Multnomah County have said ambulances should arrive to 90% of emergency calls within eight minutes. However KGW-TV reported that during a five-month period ending in February, that mark was missed about a third of the time.

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Funding for drug treatment centers in Oregon, financed by the state's pioneering drug decriminalization policy, stood at over a quarter-billion dollars Friday as officials called for closer monitoring of where the money goes.

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