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4.3.2020: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown: Yes, there will be a special session on coronavirus; Oregon small businesses: Here’s how to apply for federal coronavirus disaster loans; Oregon jobless claims spike again as coronavirus’ economic misery spreads

Friday, April 03, 2020

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Oregon Political News

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown: Yes, there will be a special session on coronavirus

Oregon small businesses: Here’s how to apply for federal coronavirus disaster loans

Oregon jobless claims spike again as coronavirus’ economic misery spreads

Oregon unemployment claims hit 90,000 in shutdown

Chair of Oregon House Health Care Committee urges governor to call a special session

Oregon’s Construction Industry Is Chugging Along Like It’s Still 2019. Some Workers Say That’s Dangerous.

Lawsuit claims coronavirus outbreak voids Oregon hemp contract

Oregon COVID-19 News

Many Oregon hospitals have less than week’s supply of protective gear against coronavirus

2 deaths and 90 known new cases of COVID-19 in Oregon

Social distancing could slash COVID-19 transmissions in Oregon, new modeling shows

Medicaid mental health providers see spike in demand

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

TriMet to place ‘don’t sit here’ signs on bus seats, no more than 15 passengers allowed

Rose Quarter freeway project does not need additional environmental review, state commission says

Salem Area

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm finds new home for potted flowers

Central/Eastern Oregon

A Hood River area fruit packing plant hires teens as coronavirus fears keep at-risk workers home

Umatilla County behind in census reporting as COVID-19 disrupts efforts

Umatilla County behind in census reporting as COVID-19 disrupts efforts

Ranchers launch drive to trace cattle electronically

Albany/Corvallis Area

Caregiver, patient's niece say Corvallis Manor slow to react to COVID-19

Corvallis volunteers make supply runs for those housebound during COVID-19 epidemic

State reports two new cases of COVID-19 in Benton County

Oregon, mid-Willamette Valley see sharp job losses again due to coronavirus

Roseburg Area

Commissioner Chris Boice: Small businesses face delays, limitations with loans and assistance for COVID-19 losses

Medford Area

AIFF to launch virtual film fest

Passenger on Medford flight had COVID-19

AIFF to launch virtual film fest

Klamath Falls Area

Bureau of Reclamation issues new three-year plan for Klamath River

Positive Case of COVID-19 Reported at Oregon Tech Klamath Falls Campus

Klamath County has seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Two OIT employees test positive for COVID-19 at Wilsonville, Klamath campuses

Southern Oregon Coast

Local distiller ditches grog for sanitizer in time of need

North Bend looking into electronic meeting options

Coos Health and Wellness encourages against panic buying

National Covid-19 News

Gov. Inslee extends Washington’s stay-at-home order through May 4

Anyone exposed to coronavirus may be carrier -- symptoms or not, new CDC guidelines warn

Coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci is getting so many death threats, the government gave him a personal security detail

Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks

Fauci says that all states should have stay-at-home orders

Trump administration issues guidance scaling back paid leave requirement for small business employees

National Opinion

The Memo: Scale of economic crisis sends shudders through nation

Business News

Boeing moving to trim workforce amid coronavirus slump: report

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: A Stoll Berne attorney on why $350B paycheck protection loans help pay the rent too

My View: Universal health care would benefit state

Albany/Corvallis Area

Paul F. deLespinasse: Coronavirus strengthens case for Medicare for All

Commentary: Arkansas, Kansas, South Carolina! What are you thinking? Shut down now!

Commentary: In the wake of COVID-19, workplace flexibility may change for the better

Eugene Area

Commentary: In the wake of COVID-19, workplace flexibility may change for the better

Ross Douthat: The coronavirus and the conservative mind

Guest View: Kindness in the face of COVID-19

Roseburg Area

Editorial: Explaining the landmark CARES Act

Medford Area

OREGON OUTDOORS VIDEO: Social Distancing & Cardio Part I

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