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11.17.2020: Business opposition grows to Brown's COVID-19 'freeze'; Kotek faces challenger for her fifth-term bid as House Speaker; The OLCC Will Suspend Requirement That Retailers Accept Cans and Bottles Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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Oregon Political News 

Business opposition grows to Brown's COVID-19 'freeze'

Kotek faces challenger for her fifth-term bid as House Speaker

The OLCC Will Suspend Requirement That Retailers Accept Cans and Bottles Nov. 18

Oregon Still Growing but at a Slower Rate, New Portland State University Numbers Show

Oregon COVID-19 News 

The COVID-19 resurgence and Oregon’s new restrictions: Beat Check podcast

Oregon reports 781 new COVID-19 cases

Oregon's COVID-19 numbers climb with four more deaths, 781 cases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Portland mayor promotes restaurant takeout during coronavirus freeze: ‘We’ve got to support them now’

$40.7 million apartment project coming to Southeast Portland

Urban Land Institute tries to lead on real estate diversity

Women gain majority on city councils in 4 Portland suburbs

Washington County deputies: jail not following COVID rules

TriMet: Federal infrastructure package could revive SW MAX line

Diverging From a Policy Set in March, Portland Police Will Continue Booking Misdemeanor Arrests in Jail as COVID Cases Spike

Portland Mayor and Multnomah County Chair Applaud Governor’s Four-Week County Freeze

Salem Area

How biogas saves Salem money and cuts pollution

Central/Eastern Oregon

CTUIR announces new COVID-19 restrictions

Solar-powered trailers help fill internet dead zones in Sherman County

Umatilla County Public Health announces three new COVID-19 deaths

Study shows a few large trees in E. Oregon store most carbon

Albany/Corvallis Area

Corvallis City Council passes homeless motions

Linn County employee under investigation

Eugene Area

Weekend brings Lane County 164 COVID-19 cases

Free flu shots available at fairgrounds Tuesday

Hate crimes reach highest level in more than a decade

Roseburg Area

Another Douglas County resident has died of COVID-19 as case numbers continue to rise

Medford Area 

Warehouse eyed as economic hub

Deadline to sign up for FEMA fire aid extended

State: Fire debris cleanup free for all homes, businesses

Jackson County reports 59 COVID-19 cases

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath County reports 11 new COVID-19 cases Monday

County COVID-19 cases on the rise, but with minimal community spread

Southern Oregon Coast

Power back on after weekend storm

Employment department prepares for hike in unemployment claims

International News

Trump to order troop reductions in Afghanistan, Iraq

Trump senior advisers dissuaded president from military strike on Iran: report

National Covid-19 News

Biden says ‘more people may die’ from COVID-19 because of Trump’s transition delays

Siskiyou County to enter most restrictive COVID tier

National News

Weinstein, Franklin: A COVID vaccine is the end of the beginning

Bickering Democrats return with divisions

Senators clash on the floor over wearing masks: 'I don't need your instruction'

Trump officials preparing to move forward with major step to lower Medicare drug prices

National Election News

Biden vents frustration with Trump on transition

Three attorneys withdraw from representing Trump campaign in Pennsylvania suit

Opinion

Eugene Area

Editorial: We can dream of bipartisanship

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