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Climate change protest
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Jeff Katz
January 13, 2020 - 1:54 pm
Well, it doesn't get much more alarmist than this. Les Knight, a climate activist from Portland, Oregon, wrote an article for the UK's The Guardian newspaper in which he detailed his brilliant idea to save the planet: get rid of humans. Knight writes, "Fifty years ago, I concluded that the best...
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Jeff Katz
November 14, 2019 - 2:09 pm
A group of students at an Oregon high school walked out of school in protest of a Chick-fil-A food truck that operates at football games, according to KATU2 News. The students from West Linn High School's Gay-Straight Alliance club walked out to protest the use of the Chick-fil-A truck as a food...
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 5:44 pm
By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River on the Oregon-Washington border to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead, federal officials said Friday. The National Marine Fisheries Service...
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(Everton Bailey Jr./The Oregonian via AP)
June 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices handed bakers in the Portland, Oregon...
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Associated Press
May 31, 2019 - 8:47 am
By ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by one estimate to smoke or eat it all. Now, the state is looking to curb production. Five years after voters legalized...
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Gregg Henson
March 07, 2019 - 12:16 pm
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Blockbuster store in a city near central Oregon became the last one in the U.S. last year. And soon it'll be the only one in the world. The Bulletin reports that a Blockbuster store in Perth, Australia, is closing later this month, leaving the Bend franchise alone on the...
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(AP Photo/Don Ryan)
May 25, 2018 - 3:51 pm
By GILLIAN FLACCUS and STEVEN DUBOIS , Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck three women walking on a sidewalk in downtown Portland, seriously injuring two of them, police said Friday. The crash happened shortly after 10 a.m. near Portland State University. Portland...
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