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11.12.2020: More than half the high-schoolers in this Oregon district are failing at least one class with week to go; With Oregon’s ‘pause’ limiting indoor dining, restaurants brace for further restrictions; Gov. Brown warns residents to use caution or ri

Thursday, November 12, 2020


Oregon Political News

New secretary of state will examine election system warnings

More than half the high-schoolers in this Oregon district are failing at least one class with week to go

State audit recommends diverting unclaimed Bottle Bill funds

Oregon COVID-19 News  

With Oregon’s ‘pause’ limiting indoor dining, restaurants brace for further restrictions

Gov. Brown warns residents to use caution or risk overwhelming hospitals

Coronavirus updates Wednesday: Oregon reports 5 deaths, 876 new cases

$128 million approved for Oregonians impacted by COVID

Oregon Election News

Oregon GOP rejects Biden win as 'Banana Republic' election 

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Oregon City voters recall Mayor Dan Holladay after controversy-filled year

Mapps win shakes up City Council

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Ceded Some Leverage at City Hall With Tactical Electoral Missteps

Voters Showed Their Dissatisfaction With Incumbents After a Summer of Unrest in Portland

Salem Area

COVID-19 outbreak closes Union Gospel Mission

Central/Eastern Oregon

Winter storm expected to bring wind this weekend, snow to Eastern Oregon mountains

Hermiston Energy Services to raise rates

CTUIR executive director resigns

Albany/Corvallis Area

Alsea School will not open Thursday after staff family member tests positive for coronavirus

Corvallis looking at 2nd bike share project

Eugene Area

Where can homeless people shelter from the cold?

Junction City superintendent to retire at end of school year

Roseburg Area

Umpqua Community College to review programs with low enrollment

As cases continue to rise, officials plead with members of public to take precautions

Medford Area

Winter storm watch starts Friday 

Libraries switch back to pickup service during COVID-19 pause 

Nine COVID-19 cases linked to White City plywood plant 

Three arrested in crimes linked to white supremacist prison gang 

COVID-19 surge overwhelms Jackson County contact tracers 

Southern Oregon Coast

Madison school quarantines third cohort for COVID-19 exposure

North Bend City Council approves funding for officers

CB Planning Commission approves high-end subdivision

South Coast ESD seeks budget committee member

International News

Bahraini prime minister, one of world's longest serving, dies at 84

Indonesia signs $1B loan with Australia for help with pandemic

National News

Chance for second stimulus looks unlikely until 2021, if then

After $15 billion and 450 miles, President-elect Joe Biden will halt border wall, Trump’s signature project

Biden plays it cool as Trump refuses to concede

State Department won't give Biden messages from foreign leaders: report

National Election News

Few legal wins so far as Trump team hunts for proof of fraud

President Trump wins Alaska, adds 3 electoral votes to bring tally to 217

States cite smooth election, despite Trump’s baseless claims

Postal worker admits fabricating Trump-pushed claims of voter fraud in Pennsylvania: House committee

Arizona's GOP AG says people voted Republican, but not for Trump

Trump campaign files federal suit in Michigan to block results from being certified

On The Trail: Biden wins America's economic engines

Natural Resource News

Major storm headed for Pacific Northwest, N. California

Potato exports show signs of recovery


Portland Area

Opinion: University funding formula shortchanges female students

Opinion: Legislators, courts, community should pursue strategies for reducing gun violence

Opinion: Remembering a veteran with a vision

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: With or without a parade, we can do more to help veterans

Medford Area

Election chief's memo reveals shortcomings



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