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7.29.19: Oregon’s public pension board stands pat on its key investment assumption; Oregon officials ask judge to dismiss federal foster care lawsuit; Senator Boquist sues Senate President Courtney

Monday, July 29, 2019

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Oregon Political News

‘Warning signs’: Oregon industries’ anxiety grows over trade war with China

Oregon’s public pension board stands pat on its key investment assumption

Oregon officials ask judge to dismiss federal foster care lawsuit

Senator Boquist sues Senate President Courtney

Scientists warn Oregon lags in disaster preparedness

Oregon liquor license cost raised for 1st time in 70 years

Roadwork underway around Oregon

Federal, state legislation offers most significant wildlife conservation opportunity in a century

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

UPDATE: Canyonville fire 5% contained, 8,800 acres

Milepost 97 fire grows to 11,000 acres

How the Canyonville fire is affecting air quality

‘Get ready’ Level 1 evacuation issued for fire in Wallace Creek Road area near Jasper

Azalea residents prepare for Milepost 97 Fire

No end in sight for Southern Oregon smoke

Central Point freeway fire nipped in the bud

Portland Area

Surprise pick as interim leader helps 'healing’ at Portland State

Portland City Council to vote on $60 per-unit landlord fee

Neighbors hope to save 'historic' Columbia Pool

Hillsboro unveils tiny library kiosks across city parks

Affordable housing project celebrated in St. Helens

Central/Eastern Oregon

Economist talks growth at regional summit

Administration proposal would have impact locally

Pratt announces run for sheriff

Idaho customers flock to new pot shop on Oregon-Idaho border

Albany/Corvallis Area

Finding a solution: Albany team works to cure homelessness

John Rosemond: It's time for a 'time out'

Gallery: Homeless camps along Willamette and Calapooia Rivers in Albany

Eugene Area

E-cigarettes spawn a form of teen addiction that worries doctors, parents and schools

Remedying racist symbols on campus

On the Agenda: Commissioners wade into birth center issue

Roseburg Area

Roseburg City Council selects Nikki Messenger to be new city manager

Medford Area

Jacksonville model train diorama to be saved

More than 94 million opioid pills flowed into Jackson County

Has our summer gone up in smoke - again?

Klamath Falls Area

Ending the stigma and promoting better addiction care in Klamath Falls

Group buys property near Crater Lake

Southern Oregon Coast

South Coast Strong: The excitement is building

Coos History Museum board excited about development

Southwest Oregon Regional Airport is a healthy airport

Coos Bay Village: From blight to benefits

National News

US director of national intelligence to resign

Wyden intervenes at border to help Mexican family apply for asylum

Impeachment unsettled as Democrats enter post-Mueller moment

Supreme Court says President Trump can proceed with plan to spend military funds for border wall construction

Economy slows to 2.1% growth rate

What to know about the fight over Trump's tax returns

National Opinion

George Will: Questions for Democrats to answer

With Robert Mueller behind them, Democrats need to focus on 2020

National Election News

Georgia election officials allegedly destroyed evidence of possible manipulation

Donald Trump’s state-by-state popularity shows 2020 Electoral College wipeout, but president has path to victory

Warren warns of economic trouble ahead; Is she right?

Buttigieg to Detroit audience: Don't judge Indiana by Pence and we won't judge Michigan by DeVos

Seattle fights preview battle between Democrats, democratic socialists

Business News

Researchers reach milestone in use of nanoparticles to kill cancer with heat

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: Police need help in reclaiming Portland from political extremists

Editorial: Judge’s wrong-headed public records ruling undermines transparency

Opinion: Granting driver’s licenses regardless of citizenship is a common-sense, humane policy

Opinion: Bay Area’s experience doesn’t have to be Portland’s future

Opinion: Police need help in reclaiming Portland from political extremists

Editorial: Judge’s wrong-headed public records ruling undermines transparency

Salem Area

Make fuel reduction in Oregon a priority

Central/Eastern Oregon

Clark | Farmland loss is a national crisis, and felt mightily in West

Our view | A tip of the hat, a kick in the pants

Editorial: What Alaska and Sherman County, Ore., have in common

Albany/Corvallis Area

Think Too Much: A digression into civil conversation

Editorial: Summertime means scams are in season

Roses and Raspberries for Friday, July 26

Eugene Area

Community must shoulder the weight of density

OLCC must map out plan

Klamath Falls Area

Slow down in construction zones

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