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Idaho's extensive abortion ban is impacting neighboring Washington

Monday, September 12, 2022

Idaho's near-total abortion ban is one of the most austere in the country. It's already having a ripple effect in neighboring Washington state. Some Idaho lawmakers are trying to push it even further.

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Encore: A Black-owned barbershop is added to the National Register of Historic Places

Friday, September 09, 2022

A barbershop in Portland, Ore., is celebrating its place on the National Register of Historic Places. The addition is part of a larger effort to recognize and protect Black history.

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Poll: 69% of Native Americans say inflation is severely affecting their lives

Saturday, August 20, 2022

A new poll finds that more than two-thirds of Native Americans say inflation is causing them to have trouble making ends meet. Higher food and gas prices compound their already precarious situation.

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A Black-owned barbershop is added to the National Register of Historic Places

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

In Portland, Ore., a black-owned barbershop is celebrating its place on the National Register of Historic Places. The addition is part of a larger effort to recognize and protect Black history.

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69% of Native Americans say inflation has caused major financial problems, poll finds

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

A new Harvard-NPR poll finds that 69% of Native Americans say inflation is causing them to have trouble making ends meet. Higher food and gas prices compound an already precarious situation.

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Religious groups came together in Oregon to get gun control on the next ballot

Sunday, July 17, 2022

An interfaith group in Oregon has been working for years advocating for gun control in that state. Recent shootings have galvanized support among voters for their latest efforts.

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Encore: Portland company introduces fried chicken ice cream

Thursday, July 07, 2022

An Oregon company has scooped the competition with a new twist on some old summertime picnic standards, and turned them into flavors of ice cream. (Aired on All Things Considered on June 27, 2022.)

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Portland company introduces fried chicken ice cream

Monday, June 27, 2022

One Portland, Ore., company has scooped the competition with a new twist on some old summertime picnic standards and turned them into flavors of ice cream.

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On federal and state levels, plans are underway to enhance internet access

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Oregon is among the states making unprecedented investments in broadband access with money from the Biden administration's $1 trillion infrastructure package.

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This Texan woman took 2 planes and traveled 3 states for reproductive health care

Saturday, May 07, 2022

Doctors in Texas turned away a woman seeking an abortion at five weeks. That sent her on a month-long journey to multiple states in order to find a place that would perform the procedure.

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How one Oregon community reduced gun violence by 60%

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Neighbors in Portland's Mt. Scott community worked together to combat rising gun violence by changing the environment rather than relying on police. Other communities are learning from their example.

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Oregon braces for abortion ban in neighboring Idaho

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

In the wake of Idaho's upcoming ban on most abortions, Oregon is preparing for an increase in demand for the procedure. The state is investing millions to help patients and providers most affected.

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Oregon has funding for addiction recovery programs, but not enough employees

Monday, March 28, 2022

The state of Oregon is channeling millions of dollars into addiction recovery programs due to a law that passed in 2020. But the state is having trouble finding the workforce to fill these jobs.

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Oregon has millions of dollars for addiction rehab programs, but not enough employees

Monday, March 21, 2022

The state of Oregon is channeling millions of dollars into addiction recovery programs due to a law that passed in 2020. But the state is having trouble finding the workforce to fill these jobs.

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This tribe has fought for years to get federal recognition. It's about their identity

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Federally recognized tribes can be eligible for benefits such as land, health care, revenue streams from casinos, and education. The Duwamish say that these resources would be game changers for them.

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As more states restrict abortions, patients need help with travel costs

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Dozens of organizations are dedicated to helping people pay for and travel to their abortions. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, these groups expect to become more indispensable but also more overwhelmed.

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Abortion restrictions may tighten, when many already struggle to access the procedure

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Abortion could be further restricted later this year when the Supreme Court is expected to decide whether to overturn Roe v. Wade. For many, there are already barriers to accessing the procedure.

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A small town in Oregon is trying to keep its residents from leaving after wildfires

Friday, January 14, 2022

Talent, Ore., is trying to prevent an exodus of residents after recent wildfires. The city is providing temporary trailers and other services to keep families from abandoning the small town.

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Portland drag club recognized in the National Register of Historic Places

Saturday, November 20, 2021

In Portland, drag queen Darcelle is celebrating recognition of her club by the National Register of Historic Places. Darcelle might also be the oldest performing drag queen in the world.

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Tribes hope infrastructure law means they'll finally get clean drinking water

Monday, November 15, 2021

The Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon has been without clean drinking water for years, the just-passed infrastructure bill promises to fix that.

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