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7.8.2020: State Records Show Oregon Grocery Stores Are Reluctant to Enter the Culture War Over Face Masks; Coronavirus in Oregon: State officials report 218 new cases and five deaths; COVID-19 cases steadily rise among Oregonians in their 20s

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

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Oregon Political News 

State Records Show Oregon Grocery Stores Are Reluctant to Enter the Culture War Over Face Masks

Oregon COVID-19 News

Coronavirus in Oregon: State officials report 218 new cases and five deaths

COVID-19 cases steadily rise among Oregonians in their 20s

OHA: Workplace outbreak fuels COVID-19 increase

OSHA to enforce face covering requirement as COVID-19 cases climb across Orego

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Portland weighing 10% cap on fees delivery apps can charge restaurants

University of Portland administrator who investigates misconduct says she faced retaliation from top leaders; UP promises inquiry

Police union calls on elected officials to denounce violent protesters

First woman appointed to head Portland Water Bureau

Pittock Mansion, OHS museum ready to reopen

City utility relief available for small Portland businesses

Portland to Resume Homeless Camp Sweeps

Portland City Council Tells Bureaucrats to Stop Replying to Emails About Rose Quarter Highway Project

Salem Area

Willamette Valley Vineyards raises funds for a sparkling wine oasis in the Dundee Hills

Central/Eastern Oregon

Umatilla County announces seventh COVID-19 death as cases continue to rise

BENT detectives arrest six people at Marigold Hotel on drug charges

Burrowing owl project nears its end at Umatilla Chemical Depot

Pendleton businesses face uncertain future with no Round-Up

Albany/Corvallis Area

Corvallis backs Black Lives Matter

Eugene Area

Coronavirus updates Tuesday: 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lane County, but no ‘inundation at the hospitals’

‘A miracle place’: After 40 years in Eugene, warm water Tamarack Pool closes location

Roseburg Area

Douglas High School upper hall demolition begins Tuesday morning

Norris Blueberry Farm works to stop COVID spread

Medford Area

Home sales bounce back

Jackson County sees first day with no COVID cases since June 27

Ashland New Plays Festival will be online event this year

Southern Oregon Coast

Oregon coast rattled by earthquake

Coos Bay City Council to adopt diversity resolution

Bandon Dunes, Bandon Crossings offer summer golf instruction

Three new COVID-19 cases in Coos County

Tom Tymchuk

International News

US begins formal withdrawal from World Health Organization

National Covid-19 News

Record coronavirus day Tuesday in Texas: 60 new deaths, 10,000 new cases

Cases of coronavirus in Idaho spike after businesses reopen

Coronavirus surge puts renewed strain on testing capacity

National News

Donald Trump pressures state officials to reopen schools in fall, cites politics

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rejects part-time reopening for schools amid COVID-19 pandemic

Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changes with BREATHE Act

Clash looms over next coronavirus relief bill

National Opinion

Egan: Let’s finish the American Revolution

National Election News

US may ban TikTok, Mike Pompeo says

Romney, Collins, Murkowski won't attend GOP convention

New Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries

Natural Resource News

Oregon having coolest and wettest summer since 2012

Opinion

Salem Area

Hoping protests lead to positive changes

Central/Eastern Oregon

Homegrown | Two truths about America

Albany/Corvallis Area

As I See It: OSU must disarm its police force

Commentary: A lower COVID-19 death rate is nothing to celebrate

Eugene Area

Guest View: Beavers and the twisting of sustainability

Medford Area

Brown takes right approach with troopers

 

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