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U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has renewed his effort for an extension of unemployment benefits as the Oregon Employment Department continues to work on 70,000 claims filed by people newly eligible for t…

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Oregon’s COVID-19 infection rate is rising so fast that unless checked, businesses may have to close again and reopening schools this fall could be jeopardized, top state officials said Wednesday.

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Oregon residential and commercial tenants will still be shielded from evictions through Sept. 30, after which a new law will give them six months to pay back rent owed their landlords.

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The Oregon Legislature convened a special session on Wednesday amid a worldwide pandemic that has killed over 121,000 people in the United States.

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Coronavirus pandemic, record unemployment, shuttered businesses, massive street demonstrations, armed militias on the streets — with the wildfire season just starting.

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Whether lawmakers went too far last year in changing the public-pension system to reduce its future obligations is now in the hands of the Oregon Supreme Court.

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Bills to tighten the accountability of police after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis would lead a list of about two dozen action items proposed for a special session of the Oregon Legi…

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Phase 2 began June 5, which gave an opportunity for pools in the approved counties to reopen for the 2020 summer season, but restrictions, costs and staff are some of the reasons why Gleason P…

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Oregon legislators will begin to review Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed spending cuts, hear what the public has to say about them, and come up with their own plans.

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Oregon reported a new record for COVID-19 infections on Thursday as health officials cautioned the phased “reopening” of the state depended on residents not returning to pre-pandemic patterns.

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This fall, Orgon's K-12 students may finally get to return to their classrooms for the first time in half a year, based on new state safety guidelines. But school won't look the same as it did…

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It’s bigger than some states, includes two time zones and is a bright red Republican stronghold in a deeply blue Democratic state. Oregon’s CD2 — shorthand for the 2nd Congressional District —…

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Beginning Friday, people in 31 Oregon counties will be eligible to return to work in offices, have larger parties, enlarge religious congregations, play tennis, and stay at bars and restaurant…

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The Oregon Department of Environment Quality will not impose new regulations this year stemming from the governor’s executive order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions statewide.