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Apr 26, 2013 at 4:03 PM PDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal appellate judge ruled this week the judiciary must grant health care benefits to the same-sex spouse of a federal public defender in Portland.

Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Harry Pregerson said...
Apr 2, 2013 at 8:33 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. – Leah Brewer is a minivan driving, single mom of six and recently faced a charge she equated to "robbery" to get her car back after it was towed.

But now Oregon legislators may be finally reeling in towers' exorbitant...
Mar 21, 2013 at 12:40 PM PDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate voted Thursday to allow some young illegal immigrants to pay resident college tuition if they were brought to the United States as children, sending the measure to Gov. John Kitzhaber who has promised to...
Sep 24, 2012 at 12:52 PM PDT

TIGARD, Ore. -- Metro and the City of Tigard on Sept. 13 finalized the purchase of the Fields property, a major milestone that will help to close a key gap in the Fanno Creek Greenway, expanding opportunities for pedestrians and cyclists to...
May 24, 2012 at 8:50 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The largest solar array in the state is at Portland Community College.

The college introduced the 35,000-square-foot, 2,000-panel solar array, based at the Rock Creek Campus (17705 N.W. Springville Road), to the...
Mar 11, 2012 at 1:33 PM PDT
For reasons ranging from progress on Europe's debt crisis to a slowly improving housing market to slightly less gridlock in Congress, the economy and the job market appear better able to withstand setbacks than they were in 2011.
Feb 24, 2012 at 8:38 AM PDT

If you're not sure what's going on at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI), you can now consider yourself in the loop.
OMSI has released it events, exhibits and shows schedule through April.
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Oct 5, 2011 at 10:12 PM PDT
A bill renewing the federal payments that have sent billions of dollars to rural timber counties hurt by declining logging on national forests will be introduced in the U.S. Senate next week.
Aug 8, 2011 at 7:05 AM PDT
Investors, beset by worries about the U.S. debt downgrade, Europe's financial crisis and slowing global growth, sought safety in the metal as stocks tumbled around the world.
Apr 7, 2011 at 1:37 PM PDT

BEAVERTON, Ore. –– The City of Beaverton sustainability staff and the Solar Beaverton partners will host a series of free community workshops in April.  Running through June 30, 2011, the Solar Beaverton initiative encourages residents to take...
Apr 3, 2011 at 12:06 AM PDT
March 2011 marked the discovery of a new world's tallest hemlock, by M. D. Vaden (Beaverton Arborist). The tree, a western hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla, was found in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park...
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Jan 25, 2011 at 9:18 PM PDT
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as delivered and released by the White House:
Dec 5, 2010 at 3:34 PM PDT
A Brookings couple has been jilted three times now. Less-than-reputable dealers sold them stuff that only smolders. A rise of complaints corresponds with what appears to be an increasing number of firewood dealers
Nov 3, 2010 at 9:15 AM PDT
TIGARD, Ore. -- Tigard voters approved a parks bond measure Nov. 2 by a 52 to 48 percent margin. The measure allows the City to issue up to $17 million to acquire land for parks and open spaces. At least 80 percent of the funds will go toward land...
Sep 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM PDT
PORTLAND, Ore. - Former New Mexico Governor and rumored Republican U.S. Presidential hopeful Gary Johnson was in North Portland Friday and Saturday - honing a speech he gave Sunday at a Washington, D.C., Tea Party march.The bigger surprise? The...