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Lawsuit: Nursing assistant abused women at prior job

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A nursing assistant who has already been sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing elderly patients may have had “many more” victims, according to a local attorney. 253 more words


Wyden introduces PROFILED Act to protect immigrant rights

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, joined with other Democratic senators on Tuesday to introduce the PROFILED Act which grants basic due process rights and protections for anyone detained due to suspected immigration violations. 404 more words


A big thanks to fellow thru-hiker VirGo for filming my presentation at the Mazamas in Portland in January 2017. Now you can watch it here:

Bill would allow Oregonians to deduct student debt

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon lawmakers are considering a new approach to addressing the nation’s student debt problem.

Read: Senate Bill 1034

Senate Bill 1034 would allow Oregonians with federal or private student loans to deduct the total amount of interest and principal they paid throughout the year from their state taxable income.

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The Final Four - How did we get here?

After a first round with minimal upsets the 2017 NCAA tournament got wonky in typical fashion with each of the next three rounds featuring stunning upsets.  1,350 more words

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Bill would remove Oregon egg-grading requirement

SALEM, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) — Eggs that haven’t been graded for size or quality are commonly sold directly to consumers in Oregon, but the custom doesn’t strictly adhere to state law. 314 more words


Ex-Duck Colt Lyerla again arrested for heroin

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Colt Lyerla, the one-time Oregon Ducks’ star tight end whose NFL career was derailed by injury and drugs, was arrested again Monday in Washington County. 187 more words