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Andrea Salinas 

The state’s population jumped by more than 10% in the past decade to more than 4.2 million people, giving it a new congressional district for the first time in 40 years.

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A Ku Klux Klan parade in Vancouver, Washington, in the 1920s. (Courtesy Photo: Oregon Historical Society) 

Oregon and the Klan - Part 5: The meteoric rise of the hate group in the early 1920s, followed by an equally fast demise, may hold powerful historical lessons for today.

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(AP Photo/Steve Dipaola, File) 

Chavez-DeRemer’s victory makes her the first Latina congresswoman from Oregon, a distinction also sought by 6th District Democratic candidate Andrea Salinas.

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(Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP) 

Kotek said she plans to travel around Oregon starting in January to talk to community leaders about issues facing the state, particularly the shortage of affordable housing and addiction.

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The Skanner honors and thanks all service men and women, both past and present on this Veteran’s Day. View local events, resources, and specials.

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Oregon and the Klan - Part 4: As the KKK quickly rose to dominate state politics here in 1922, the hate group benefited from a largely timid news media. 

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(Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP) 

Prison labor is a multibillion-dollar practice. By comparison, workers can make pennies on the dollar. And prisoners who refuse to work can be denied privileges such as phone calls and visits with family

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Tina Kotek wins race for Oregon Governor. This page will be frequently updated as ballots are counted.

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Sen. Ron Wyden 

Wyden chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and also sits on the Energy and Natural Resources, Budget and Intelligence Committees.

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Civil rights organization urges a more complete definition of “affordable housing.”

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