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4.6.2021: Oregon cannabis sales hit record $109.3M in March as stimulus flows; Senate expands list of who should report child abuse, human trafficking; House speaker: Oregon Capitol reopening still weeks away

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

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Oregon Political News

Oregon cannabis sales hit record $109.3M in March as stimulus flows

Senate expands list of who should report child abuse, human trafficking

House speaker: Oregon Capitol reopening still weeks away

Oregon lawmakers consider changing how you vote

States look to require cops who witness misconduct to intervene

As Washington shapes plans to replace I-5 bridge, Oregon lawmakers wait and watch

Oregon COVID-19 News

Coronavirus in Oregon: 248 new cases, 2 deaths, hospitalizations climb again

Oregon lawmakers skip COVID-19 vaccine clinic line

What if you could choose your COVID-19 vaccine? Your feedback: Concerns about the vaccine?

Governor: Fourth wave of COVID-19 hits Oregon

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Former Portland police union president resigns from retirement board

Scheduling website freezes up as masses try to snag COVID vaccine appointments at Portland International Airport Monday

Downtown Portland Target store will shrink its footprint

Groups file suit to halt I-5 expansion in Portland

Hillsboro Is Optimistically Vying to Host the Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Salem Area

17 exposed to carbon monoxide at Carlton Farms facility

Mid-Valley communities face cuts if bonds fail

Santiam Forest post-fire logging plan sparks disagreement

Central/Eastern Oregon

CTUIR aim to vaccinate over 1,700 people with new groups eligible

Albany/Corvallis Area

OSU club aims to enhance visibility of LGBTQ students in agriculture

Mid-valley adds 17 COVID-19 cases

Corvallis School Board meets Thursday

Eugene Area

Coronavirus updates Monday: Lane County reports 34 cases

Pushing for change: College athletes' voices grow strong

Roseburg Area

Making a difference: Days Creek English teacher Hailey Collins donates white blood cells for leukemia patient

Medford Area

County asks state for money to cover fire survivors’ rebuilding fees

Green Living: Electric Vehicles

In-person bump looms across Jackson County schools

Data shows Jackson County will stay at ’high’ COVID-19 risk level

Klamath Falls Area 

Oregon Institute of Technology faculty union votes to authorize strike

Southern Oregon Coast

Coos Co. indoor dining, recreation can reopen Friday

Tribe offers vaccinations to local adults

Frontline worker families, those with other conditions eligible as virus ‘rebounding’

National Covid-19 News

COVID-19 funeral help from FEMA to provide up to $9k per death for expenses

5 US colleges to require students be vaccinated before returning in fall

National News

Wyden Introduces Bipartisan Legislation that would Lower Mandatory Drug Sentences

Senate parliamentarian to let Democrats bypass GOP filibuster on two more bills

War over voting laws further corrodes trust in elections

Feds propose prohibiting US foreclosures until 2022

Customers unable to book online flights with American, Delta and United airlines

United Airlines slams 'legislation that infringes on the right to vote'

Business News

Subaru temporarily closing plant due to chip shortage

Opinion

Central/Eastern Oregon

Commentary: Dam breaching proposal is a terrible idea

Klamath Falls Area

Shribman: And so it begins

Southern Oregon Coast

Guest Column: Dying for powder

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