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Tuesday, December 24, 2019


Oregon Political News

Nearly 2 dozen Oregon groups seek new pollution rules on toxic diesel emissions

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Petition targets diesel emissions at construction sites in Portland, other hotspots

Salem Area

Salem homeless told to leave Capitol grounds

Central/Eastern Oregon

Hermiston City Hall to stay closed through end of January

Pendleton to host meeting on north bank of Umatilla

New Milton-Freewater elementary school names 2019 Outstanding Project

Eugene Area

‘Let me show you a picture of Eugene’

$13,700 donated to Bethel schools to clear children’s lunch debt, $5,700 to 4J

Medford Area

Jacksonville takes another crack at code revisions

Klamath Falls Area

Klamath County’s Lyndon Kerns honored with Oregon Farm Bureau award

Southern Oregon Coast

Marie Simonds to head Wild Rivers Coast Alliance as Jim Seeley steps down

Former Bandon city public works director Richard Anderson charged with theft

Former Bandon wastewater employee William Eric Nielson pleads guilty to misconduct

International News

China, Japan, South Korea meet as North Korean threat looms

National News

House Transportation Chair DeFazio calls Boeing CEO ouster ‘overdue’

Impeachment News

House committee raises prospect of new impeachment charges

National Election News/Opinion

Democrats test whether voters will shrug off impeachment

Biden’s new endorsement reflects battle for Latino support

Obama talks up Warren behind closed doors to wealthy donors

Biden maintains national lead after December debate: poll

Poll: Trump approval rating nears 50 percent heading into 2020

Trump will hold first 2020 campaign rally in Ohio

Business News

New Oregon Farm Bureau president leads diverse family operation

Growers say $15.83 H-2A minimum wage 'too high'

Boeing CEO resigning amid 737 Max issues

Cyber attack forces airline to cut flights

Environment / Energy News

What Trump got right and wrong about windmills


Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Roses and raspberries for Dec. 22

Commentary: My family relied on food stamps. The new SNAP rules ignore the realities of food insecurity and poverty.

Eugene Area

Our View: Yet another tax increase heads to the ballot

Southern Oregon Coast

Don’t pop the Champagne on Oregon’s job numbers

Pop culture is changing hearts and minds

Let's make 2020 the year of the community


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