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6.2.2020: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says protests are the result of years of deferred police accountability, calls for action now; Oregon DMV reservation system ‘wholly inadequate,’ scrapped after first day; U.S. attorney for Oregon says violent clashes bein

Monday, June 01, 2020


Oregon Political News 

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says protests are the result of years of deferred police accountability, calls for action now 

Oregon DMV reservation system ‘wholly inadequate,’ scrapped after first day

U.S. attorney for Oregon says violent clashes being orchestrated nationally: ‘People need to wake up’

Gov. Brown holds press conference in response to Oregon protests: Watch

Eugene, Salem police deploy tear gas, arrest protesters

Oregon parks face $22 million shortfall, plan cuts

People are driving less; roads could suffer

Oregon COVID-19 News

9 contract COVID-19 at Bob’s Red Mill as state officials respond to food processing outbreaks

8 Oregon nursing home workers dead from the coronavirus, feds say

Judge doesn’t find ‘deliberate indifference’ by Oregon corrections department in its response to coronavirus pandemic

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News from the Regions


Lightning sparks fire on Chemult Ranger District

Portland Area

Portland braces for another night of protests

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler asks governor to activate the National Guard

CrowdStreet, Portland real estate funding startup, lays off a fifth of its staff

Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse defaced

Police chief says her ‘productive’ meeting with protest leaders cut short due to mayhem outside Justice Center late Sunday

Portland black leaders decry ‘pandemic of racism,’ say destructive protests not the help they need

Oregon City breaks ground on construction of memorial park

More cuts likely for Clackamas County budget

Thousands March Through Portland Neighborhoods in Third Night of Protests

Multnomah County Library System to Gradually Reopen With Sidewalk Service at Several Branches

Salem Area

Salem police ‘take a knee’ in solidarity with protestors

Central/Eastern Oregon

High winds cause power outages, damages

Umatilla, Morrow counties apply for Phase 2

Pendleton Walmart celebrates graduating employees

Umatilla County reports four new cases

Several Oregon state park campgrounds return with limited services

Hood River COVID-19 outbreak linked to fruit packer

Albany/Corvallis Area

Three new area COVID-19 cases reported

GAPS officially approved Maple Lawn plan

Eugene Area

11 people arrested in Sunday night protest downtown

Thousands gather, march in Eugene to support Black Lives Matter

Eugene leaders react to damage, violence

Roseburg Area

Glide High School class of 2020 celebrated at drive-in graduation, parade

Medford Area

Table Rocks trails reopen

Jackson County requests phase two reopening for Friday

Medford protesters stand together for George Floyd

Groups appeal federal Jordan Cove approval

Jackson County reports no new positive COVID cases Monday

Klamath Falls Area

Oregon election system falsely accused

Southern Oregon Coast

Sheep Ranch course opens up at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Making history: a pandemic-era graduation

Several coastal state parks reopen to camping June 9

Coos, Douglas counties request to begin Phase 2 reopening

International News

Lockdowns ease across Europe, Asia with new tourism rules

National Covid-19 News

The stakes have never been higher as America reopens. What can a post-coronavirus world look like?

‘Breeding grounds for this virus’: Health experts warn large protests heighten risk of coronavirus spread

Latino homes report serious COVID-19 symptoms nearly twice as often, survey of 1.6 million shows

A busy hurricane season and the coronavirus pandemic ‘is a cataclysmic scenario’

Democratic governors reject Trump's call to send in military

National News

Trump threatens use of military on protesters; George Floyd’s brother urges peace

Trump says he’ll label antifa a terror organization amid unrest

Trump declares he’s president of law, order amid protests

The Latest: Birmingham begins removing Confederate monument

Trump mobilizes military in DC to quell protests as tear gas fired into crowds

Democrats call for Congress to take action following death of George Floyd

Rubio: Protesters outside White House 'deliberately stayed to trigger police action'

Senate Republicans urge Trump to tone down rhetoric on protests

National Opinion

Commentary: Republicans weaponized 'amnesty' to make undocumented immigrants suffer. Let's take it back

Commentary: Police need real reform, a fresh start

Krugman: On the economics of not dying

National Election News

Americans losing faith in elections as Trump discredits voting systems


Eugene Area

Guest View: No stopping Pre, even 45 years later



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