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In her resignation letter, Scroggin said misinformation and disinformation “have made the work of administering elections extremely challenging.”

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Twenty-seven Black people, former residents or descendants of former residents of the Albina neighborhood, are suing Portland

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Brittany Gadbury Wade, Black Cultural Library Assistant, North Portland Library 

For the past 20 years, North Portland Library has been hosting a community Kwanzaa event. After a two-year pause of in-person events, it's back.

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4 clear plastic bags with suspected dried psilocybin mushrooms on a black metal shelf (Photo/PPB) 

Witnesses say customers lined up around the block after a national story broke on the local business

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So far this year, police have seized over 105 tons of illegally grown marijuana in Oregon. The grows use massive amounts of water in drought-stricken areas, contaminate the environment and employ migrant laborers who live in squalid conditions.

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Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore) 

End Hedge Fund Control of American Homes Act seeks to return single-family housing stock to families.

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A federal judge delivered an initial victory to proponents of a sweeping gun-control measure to take effect this week while giving law enforcement more time to set up a system for permits

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(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File) 

Midterm voters narrowly passed one of the toughest gun control laws in the nation, but the new permit-to-purchase mandate and ban on high-capacity magazines faces a lawsuit that could put it on ice just days before it's set to take effect.

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler holds a news conference Aug. 30, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (Sean Meagher/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

Public opposition to the measure and the money that will fund it has been heated, with critics saying it will criminalize homelessness and fail to address its root causes.

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Portland police chase demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest on July 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File ) 

The lawsuit was originally filed by Don't Shoot Portland in June 2020. “Our freedom of expression is the foundation of how we make social change possible,” Teressa Raiford said in a news release. “Black Lives Still Matter.”

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