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Women Are Underrepresented In The Trades Industry

Sunday, August 08, 2021

The infrastructure plan would create jobs in the trades - plumbing, electrical and welding. Some of these jobs are required to go to women. But nationally they only make up 3% of these workers.

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Recovery Looks Different For The Bootleg Fire Victims Who Lived Far Off-Grid

Friday, August 06, 2021

Oregon's Bootleg Fire has scorched hundreds of thousands of acres but burned down fewer than 200 homes. Many of the displaced people live off the grid and are figuring out how to rebuild their lives.

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Crews From Alaska To Puerto Rico Are Trying To Control The Bootleg Fire

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Authorities warn current conditions are ideal for more fires. Officials say embers from the Bootleg Fire can travel long distances on the current 25 mph winds.

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The Bootleg Fire Gets Help From Firefighters From Alaska To Puerto Rico

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

The Bootleg Fire in southern Oregon has burned more than 400,000 acres over the last month. Front-line firefighters say they are finally beginning to get the blaze under control.

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Portland Congregation Races To Get Members Vaccinated Before Oregon Reopens

Sunday, June 27, 2021

With Oregon set to end pandemic restrictions, Pastor Shon Neyland is fighting to get his congregation vaccinated. The vaccination rate within Black communities lags behind the state's overall numbers.

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This Pastor Is On A Crusade To Get His Congregation Vaccinated

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

With Oregon ending pandemic restrictions, Pastor Shon Neyland is fighting to get his congregation vaccinated. The vaccination rate within Black communities lags behind the state's overall numbers.

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Startup Helps Those Affected By Gangs And Gun Violence Find A Way Out

Saturday, May 29, 2021

One small startup in Portland, Ore., is helping place former gang members and others involved in gun violence into well-paying green energy jobs.

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Oregon Public Health Workers Race To Vaccinate 'Extreme Risk' Counties

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Fifteen Oregon counties are designated "extreme risk" for COVID-19 due to high infection rates. Linn County's public health office is working to convince residents to get their shots.

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Oregon County In Extreme Risk Zone Makes Vaccination A Priority

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Fifteen Oregon counties are designated "extreme risk" for COVID-19 due to high infection rates. Rural Linn County's public health office is working to convince people there to get vaccinated.

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Portland Activists Built Resilience Fund Inspired By Racial Justice Protests

Saturday, April 03, 2021

During last spring's racial justice protests, a young man in Portland, Ore., realized that people wanted to do something beyond march. So, he created the Black Resilience Fund to offer small grants.

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