08-08-2022  12:15 pm   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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“If you guys have a lease, I’d just like to see the lease,”

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(Kevin Jantzer via AP, File) 

A new map in Oregon that rated the wildfire risk of every tax lot in the state — labeling nearly 80,000 structures as high-risk — generated so much pushback from angry homeowners that officials abruptly retracted it

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(Photo/ David Gomes 

A policy passed in 2021 requiring grocery stores pay employees an additional $4 per hour in hazard pay has just come to an end

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People line up to drop their primary election ballots at the drop box across the street from the Yakima County Courthouse, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, in Yakima, Wash. (Emree Weaver/Yakima Herald-Republic via AP) 

Voters were deciding the top two candidates in races for the U.S. Senate, Congress and the secretary of state's office.

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(Photo/ Hedi Benyounes) 

A growing number of people incarcerated at the Sheridan Federal Correctional Institution have complained about guards from other federal facilities coming in to toss their cells and indiscriminately beat people

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(Photo/ Epilogue via Facebook) 

 It’s hard to miss Epilogue Kitchen and Cocktails when walking through Salem’s downtown district. Taped to its windows are tons of signs, some of them handmade. They read: “Black Lives Matter,” and, “No Place For Hate.”

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Washington voters will winnow the field of candidates in dozens of races in the state’s primary

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Cooling centers will remain open in Portland, Oregon through Sunday night as a likely record-breaking heat wave is linked to at least six deaths from hyperthermia

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) 

Brett Forsell was arrested July 9 after yelling obscenities and threats outside Jayapal's Seattle home late at night with a handgun holstered on his waist.

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