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The election of either candidate would be historic: McLeod-Skinner would be Oregon’s first openly gay congressional delegate, while Chavez-DeRemer is aspiring to be the first Oregon Latina elected to Congress.

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A school board member and his 20-year-old stepson turned themselves in last week to face charges of assaulting and interfering with police during the insurrection.

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Oregon's proposed change repeals its exception clause while adding language allowing a court or probation or parole agency to order alternatives to incarceration as part of sentencing.

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A population boom made Oregon one of just six states to gain an additional seat in the U.S. House following the 2020 census. The state’s population jumped by more than 10% in the past decade

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Walters, who became the first woman to serve as chief justice of the Supreme Court in 2018, is the second justice this month to announce a retirement

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Bullet holes are marked as evidence on the outer wall of Jefferson High School gym. (Photo/PPB) 

Police said officers received reports that two teens wearing face masks fled after the shooting in a car that crashed nearby.

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Following Gonzalez’s latest remarks, leaders expressed outrage that Gonzalez pushed to elect school board candidates who put LGBTQ+ kids, Indigenous and Black kids, and other kids of color in harm's way

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The Beatrice Morrow Cannady house, circa 1911. (Image courtesy Oregon Historical Society Research Library) 

Intisar Abioto wants to “reactivate” home of civil rights icon as Black artists’ sanctuary.

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A Ku Klux Klan meeting, likely in 1921, likely in Portland. (Courtesy Photo: Library of Congress, by way of Oregon Public Broadcasting)  

In the 1920s, a resurgent Ku Klux Klan found a warm reception in the City of Roses and the rest of the state

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Both candidates will have to woo independent voters. There are more non-affiliated voters than both Democrats and Republicans in the district

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