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12.31.19: State Officials Explain Why the Price Tag for I-5’s Expansion Through the Rose Quarter Spiked; Oregon Transportation Commission Denies Hiding I-5 Costs; New Census Data Show Oregon Poised to Gain a Congressional Seat

Tuesday, December 31, 2019


Oregon Political News

State Officials Explain Why the Price Tag for I-5’s Expansion Through the Rose Quarter Spiked

Oregon Transportation Commission Denies Hiding I-5 Costs

New Census Data Show Oregon Poised to Gain a Congressional Seat

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

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Salem Area

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Central/Eastern Oregon

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Albany/Corvallis Area

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Eugene Area

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Medford Area

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Southern Oregon Coast

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International News

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National News

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Impeachment News

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National Opinion

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National Election News/Opinion

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Business News

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Portland Area

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