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This election includes just three ballot measures: one for the City of Maywood Park, one for the Riverdale Fire District and one for the Scappoose School District.

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FILE - U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer speaks during an event at the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit, in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. Blumenauer, a quirky but deeply respected figure in Oregon politics for decades, has decided not to seek reelection after 27 years in Congress, citing turmoil on Capitol Hill and a desire to be more involved in addressing the challenges facing his hometown of Portland. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File) 

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a quirky but deeply respected figure in Oregon politics for decades, has decided not to seek reelection after 27 years in Congress

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U.S. District Judge Michael McShane says indigent defendants are essentially being locked up and deprived of a voice simply because they are too poor to hire their own lawyer.

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Oregon Housing and Community Services has announced that Margaret Harris, Erin Meechan, and Kirsty Rodrigues are newly appointed to serve on the  Oregon Housing Stability Council. The council works to establish OHCS' strategic direction to meet the housing and services needs of low- and moderate-income Oregonians, as well as reviews and sets policy for the development and financing of affordable housing in the state

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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero holds a press conference on the first day of a teacher's strike in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Claire Rush) 

During this first-ever teacher's strike in the district, schools are closed and there is no classroom or online instruction.

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(Photo/Steve Goodyear via Flickr) 

As newly formed group proposes recriminalizing some drug possession, community-based providers like The Miracles Club fear a return to disastrous “War on Drugs” policy.

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Artists Blaine Fontana and Toma Villa were selected to work on a mural project entitled Sky Fox for the newly renovated Artists Repertory Theater building on SW Morrison Street. They will start work on Monday 30 October

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Joseph David Emerson, left, 44, was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Tues., Oct. 24, 2023, in Portalnd, Ore. Emerson, a pilot, is accused of attempting to disable the engines of a plane on which he was riding while off-duty last Sunday. Emerson pleaded not guilty Tuesday. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP, Pool) 

Joseph Emerson had been flying passengers himself just three days before police said he tried to engage an emergency fire suppression system midflight.

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Oregon Capitol 

The senators from the minority party are challenging a 2022 voter-approved constitutional amendment that bars state lawmakers from reelection after having 10 or more unexcused absences.

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Multnomah County Behavioral Health Division’s Gun Violence Impacted Families Behavioral Health Response Team provides crisis response, therapy, practical aid.

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