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4.7.2020: Oregon health care organizations ask Brown for immunity during COVID crisis; Oregon Cannabis Sales in March Were the Highest Ever for a Single Month; Oregon reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 64 new cases

Tuesday, April 07, 2020


Oregon Political News

Oregon health care organizations ask Brown for immunity during COVID crisis

Oregon Cannabis Sales in March Were the Highest Ever for a Single Month

Oregon reports two new COVID-19 deaths, 64 new cases

Oregon COVID-19 News

Oregon coronavirus peak seen in two weeks, avoiding worst-case scenario, UW model forecasts

Oregon mayors join call for federal coordination of protective equipment

Inmates in Oregon could be one solution to the face mask shortage

Oregon Now Has More Than 1,000 Cases of COVID-19

Fred Meyer Will Limit the Number of Shoppers That Can Enter Its Stores

Oregon hospitals have yet to fill up with COVID-19 patients

Medical experts urge caution as potential COVID-19 treatments surface

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Portland Area

Portland might hit 70 degrees this week. Here’s how to enjoy the warm weather — safely and responsibly.

Multnomah County Chair: COVID-19 aftershocks to continue for years

Kafoury: Multnomah County might not get federal COVID-19 funding

For people on the streets, relief from elements is scarce under stay at home order

Salem Area

Updates: City of Salem employees tests positive for COVID-19

The highest coronavirus infection rate in Oregon? Marion County

Central/Eastern Oregon

Initial state funding to help local health departments cover labor costs

After virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?

Umatilla County Public Health announces three new coronavirus cases

COVID-19 fallout threatens farmers, ranchers

Permit transfer approved for controversial dairy

Albany/Corvallis Area

Lebanon veterans' home has third death from COVID-19

Eugene Area

A Contractor on the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field Renovation Walked Off the Job for Safety Reasons. He Lost His Contract.

Local schools provide devices to students for distance learning

County officials expect plateau of cases in May, advise use of masks in public

Oregon Country Fair planning postponed until COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Bill McChesney, patriarch of the 'First Family’ of Eugene’s track and field community, dies at 91

Roseburg Area

Another positive case of COVID-19 in Douglas County

Kitchen work: These Douglas County Public Works employees have shifted duties to help out seniors in need

Medford Area

Amy's Kitchen hiring amid unemployment spike

Taking school home

Jackson County up to 39 COVID-19 cases

Klamath Falls Area

Message from Mayor Carol Westfall

Klamath County has six new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Southern Oregon Coast

Coronavirus taskforce locates possible facility for COVID-19 surge

Bandon Dunes remains closed through April

International News

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as coronavirus symptoms worsen

National Covid-19 News

US hits 10,000 coronavirus deaths

Schools in Washington to remain closed rest of school year due to coronavirus outbreak

Washington, following Oregon’s lead, returns more than 400 ventilators for use in New York

Wells Fargo closes loan window for SBA relief program

Trump slams watchdog report on hospitals engulfed by virus

Virus is mostly mild and rarely fatal for U.S. kids, data show

AP-NORC poll: Americans increasing effort to avoid infection

California to loan 500 ventilators to national stockpile

Coronavirus patients rush to join treatment studies: 'I would enroll my family in a heartbeat'

Barr tells prosecutors to consider coronavirus risk when determining bail: report

Trump confronts most difficult week yet in coronavirus battle

Here's what you need to know about hydroxychloroquine

Trump says he's reached 'amicable' agreement with 3M to make masks

Apple producing face shields for health workers, aims to make 1 million weekly

National News

Trump officials struggle to get coronavirus-relief loans out the door

Fed to purchase emergency coronavirus small-business loans from banks

National Opinion

Commentary: Looks like Rudy Giuliani is now advising Trump on COVID-19 and hydroxychloroquine. Yikes

Commentary: Michael Bloomberg: To beat the global pandemic, empower local leaders

Michelle Goldberg: Jared Kushner is going to get us all killed

Frank Bruni: The governor who dissed New Yorkers

A lot of good people

When it's over, will we be the same America?

We need to be 'One America,' the polling says — and the politicians should listen

National Election News

Trump, Biden spoke by phone about coronavirus outbreak

Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin from extending absentee voting deadline

Business News

Oregon outfitters ask guests: ‘delay, don’t cancel’ trips

Fred Meyer to limit number of customers allowed in stores

Natural Resource News

Willamette steelhead continue rebound after sea lion removal

Sugar beet planting wrapping up ahead of schedule

Oregon hemp farmers retrench in 2020


Albany/Corvallis Area

Commentary: A time for heroes

Commentary: Masks and our face recognition future: How coronavirus (slightly) clouds the picture painted by tech firms

Eugene Area

Our View: Despite flaws, Patty Perlow the pick

Guest View: We are the front-line defense

Medford Area

Work, parent, repeat


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