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Oregon: State of the United States of America
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary with Washington, while the Snake River delineates much of its eastern boundary with Idaho. The 42° north parallel delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada.


A 'dangerous situation': COVID-19 deaths surge [Video]

A 'dangerous situation': COVID-19 deaths surge

[NFA] New U.S. COVID-19 infections climbed by more than 177,000 on Friday, setting another daily record, according to a Reuters tally, and in another troublesome trend, the U.S. has averaged over 1,000..

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US presidential polls: Biden wins 192 electoral votes, Trump crawling at 114 [Video]

US presidential polls: Biden wins 192 electoral votes, Trump crawling at 114

As votes for US presidential elections are being counter, President Donald Trump and Republican nominee has won states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Arkansas, South Dakota,..

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Supreme Court Weighs Sweep of Its Ruling on Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts

If a decision from April is made retroactive, thousands of inmates in Louisiana, Oregon and Puerto Rico may be entitled to new trials. - Published

Southern Oregon confronts its 'problem with racism' after fatal November shooting of Black teen Aidan Ellison

Robert Paul Keegan was arrested on a murder charge after Aidan Ellison was found fatally shot in the parking lot of an Oregon hotel on Nov. 23. - Published

Spotted owls pushed closer to 'extinction vortex' by Oregon wildfires

Oregon fires burned over 560 square miles of spotted owl habitat. Of that, about 300 square miles are no longer considered viable for the birds. - Published

Coronavirus updates: California sets daily record for hospitalizations; Oregon nurse on leave after TikTok video; 266K US deaths

An Oregon nurse has been placed on leave after mocking restrictions in a TikTok video. Nevada surpasses 150K cases. Latest COVID news. - Published

Oregon nurse placed on leave after showing 'cavalier disregard' for COVID-19 protocols in TikTok video

The video shows the nurse mocking her coworkers' response to her lack of COVID-19 precautions through a lip-dub of Dr. Seuss's The Grinch. - Published

Oregon mink farm has COVID-19 outbreak after advocates warned of danger in state

Outbreaks in farmed mink have been reported in several U.S. states and countries. - Published

Oregon State upsets rival No. 11 Oregon with fourth-quarter rally, capped by last-minute TD

Oregon State outscored Oregon 22-7 in the fourth quarter, with backup QB Chance Nolan scoring the game-winning TD on a sneak with 33 seconds left. - Published

Coronavirus updates: Hospitalizations hit record for 17th straight day; Oregon gym fined $90K for disobeying state 'freeze'; 263K US deaths

Australian state Victoria has recorded no new cases or deaths for 28 days. Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive. Latest COVID news. - Published

COVID-19 outbreaks at US mink farms raise alarm after mutant strain spreads to humans in Denmark

Coronavirus outbreaks have been reported in Wisconsin, Utah and Michigan mink farms. Environmental groups call on Oregon to act. - Published

Drug decriminalization in Oregon could be a step toward better public health

drug decriminalization in oregon could be a step toward better public health
Photo by ANKUR DHOLAKIA/AFP via Getty Images A few weeks ago, Oregon voters passed Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Decriminalization and Addiction Treatment Initiative. The measure eliminates criminal..
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Parents can't afford daycare and preschool. Oregon voters are giving it to kids for free.

In Oregon's biggest city, preschool will soon be free. Activists say moms will return to the workforce. Could free daycare spread to other states? - Published

Coronavirus: Oregon and New Mexico impose restrictions as outbreaks grow

Oregon and New Mexico order near-lockdowns as coronavirus cases across the country continue to rise.
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Steve-O Worries Oregon's New Drug Law May Make Minors Addicts

Steve-O thinks Oregon's new law legalizing drugs is going to create enormous problems, because he thinks it opens the door for young people to become addicts. The "Jackass" star tells TMZ ... anyone.. - Published

How an Oregon Measure for Universal Preschool Could Be a National Model

Creators of the Portland-area approach tried to avoid the pitfalls of similar policies elsewhere, and are giving teachers large raises. - Published

Riot declared in Portland during protests

A riot was declared in Portland, Oregon, as protesters demanded that every vote in Tuesday's election be counted. Hundreds were protesting President Donald Trump's court challenges to stop the vote.. - Published

Oregon is first state to decriminalize cocaine and heroin

The Oregon drug initiative will allow people arrested with small amounts of hard drugs to avoid going to trial, and possible jail time.
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Police, experts monitoring extremist groups to see if poll watchers try to disrupt voting

The states with the highest risk for election-related violence by armed extremist groups are Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Georgia and Oregon. - Published

'Non-scalable' White House fence, military on standby: Police anticipate election protests

Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Oregon in particular are at risk for increased militia activity, according to a recent study. - Published

Hundreds of Hawaiian shelter pets flown to mainland

Hundreds of pets from the Hawaiian islands were flown to the mainland on Thursday and will be taken in by shelters in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Montana to alleviate tight shelter space.. - Published

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden on "The Takeout" — 7/31/2020

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden joins CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett to talk about the occupation of Portland by federal troops under President Trump's law and order campaign promise..
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With Billions at Stake, New York Sues Trump Over ‘Anarchist’ Label

New York City, Seattle and Portland, Ore., all so-called “anarchist jurisdictions,” are trying to stop the Trump administration from withholding federal funds. - Published

Bowl projections: Oregon moves past Georgia into College Football Playoff

The loss by Georgia last week moved the Bulldogs out of the College Football Playoff in the latest USA TODAY bowl projections. Oregon joins the field. - Published

'Home Improvement' Star Zachery Ty Bryan Released on Bail After Arrest

Zachery Ty Bryan is heading back home after getting busted for allegedly choking out his girlfriend ... and he wasn't in jail for long. We broke the story ... the "Home Improvement" star was arrested.. - Published

Frances In 'Don't Look Under The Bed' 'Memba Her?!

Oregon actor Erin Chambers was 20 years old when she landed the role of the super-smart Frances Bacon McCausland -- who is tasked with defeating the Boogeyman with her real (and imaginary) friends --.. - Published

Boy, 3, dies after shooting himself with gun found in parents' room

boy, 3, dies after shooting himself with gun found in parents' room
A 3-year-old boy in the US has died after he found a handgun in his parents' room and accidentally shot himself.Oregon boy James Kenneth Lindquester found the weapon in a table drawer in his parents'..
New Zealand Herald - Published

5-year-old donates Baby Yoda doll to firefighters so they have a friend

When a 5-year-old boy from Oregon spotted a Baby Yoda doll, he knew he had to have it - to give to someone else. He wanted to send the toy to firefighters battling wildfires, so they'd have a friend if..
CBS News - Published

Etsy removes Proud Boy merchandise

etsy removes proud boy merchandise
Members of the far-right Proud Boys group at a demonstration at Delta Park in Portland, Oregon September 2020. | Photo by John Lamparski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Etsy is the latest..
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One monster blaze: The epic scale of California wildfires continues to grow

one monster blaze: the epic scale of california wildfires continues to grow
The staggering scale of California's wildfires reached another milestone today: A single fire surpassed 1 million acres (404,600ha).The new mark for the August Complex in the Coast Range between San..
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Oregon sheriff refutes Trump's claim of support

Multnomah County, Oregon Sheriff Mike Reese says he "didn't appreciate" President Trump's comments in Tuesday night's debate and tweeted that he 'will never support" Trump. During the debate, Trump.. - Published

3 dead, 1 hospitalized in Salem, Oregon hostage situation; deputy on leave after firing shots

A Marion County Sheriff's Office deputy was placed on leave after firing a "yet to be determined number of rounds," Oregon State Police said. - Published

An American Dream, Scorched in Oregon

The Almeda Fire leveled some of the only affordable housing for the immigrants who work the fields, kitchens and construction sites of southern Oregon. - Published

Multiple people dead after 'hostage situation' in Salem, Oregon

A possible "hostage situation" led to multiple fatal shootings after police responded to a home in the Salem, Oregon. - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Oregon man dies in 100-foot fall off cliff into ocean while posing for photo in tree

An Oregon man died Sunday after plunging 100 feet into the ocean while hiking in Oswald West State Park on the Oregon Coast. - Published

Man falls to death while posing for photo on Oregon cliff

Steven Gastelum climbed a tree on the cliff's edge to pose for a photo when the limb broke, the Oregon State Police said.
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Wide open spaces, no cases: This Oregon county has dodged COVID-19 completely

Wheeler County, located in north-central Oregon with rugged rim-rocked hills and canyons, is one of only six nationwide without a COVID-19 case. - Published

Far-right group Proud Boys rally in Portland, Oregon

The far-right group Proud Boys are holding a rally Portland, Oregon, on Saturday. Police are on alert for clashes for counter demonstrators.
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Portland Protests Get Underway as Proud Boys Gather for Rally

The Oregon governor declared an emergency in advance of the event hosted by a right-wing group with a history of violence at protests. Local Black activists planned an event nearby. - Published

Oregon police prepare for weekend demonstrations

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is sending state troopers and sheriffs deputies to Portland through the weekend to help police monitor a weekend rally in the city by the right-wing group Proud Boys and counter.. - Published

911 dispatcher calms worried callers while his own house burns in Oregon wildfire

Dennis didn't know his wife's whereabouts, but he helped advise his neighbors how to get out of the wildfires alive. - Published

U.S. Justice Dept weighs stripping federal funds from cities allowing 'anarchy'

u.s. justice dept weighs stripping federal funds from cities allowing 'anarchy'
WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department on Monday threatened to revoke federal funding for New York City, Seattle and Portland, Oregon, saying the three liberal cities were..
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How an Oregon Wildfire Became One of the Most Destructive

The Almeda fire left a path of destruction as it tore through the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon. About 24 hours after it started, an estimated 2,350 homes had been left in ashes. We used satellite.. - Published

Oregon wildfires: Working in disaster relief, I see the best and the worst of 2020

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What’s in wildfire smoke, and how dangerous is it?

what’s in wildfire smoke, and how dangerous is it?
The West Coast’s wildfire crisis is no longer just the West Coast’s wildfire crisis: As massive blazes continue to burn across California, Oregon, and Washington,...
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Fires Scorch a Way of Life That Still Grows From the Trees

Oregon’s fate has always been intertwined with the forests that blanket the state. Now millions of trees are charred, and those who live from them face a future full of uncertainty. - Published

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