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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 parallel 42° north delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada.

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Biden Cruises To Victory In Oregon [Video]

Biden Cruises To Victory In Oregon

In early returns, Biden gathered around 67% of the vote to defeat Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. OPB News reports that none of the candidates campaigned or mounted significant campaign..

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Medical student reveals how she makes £5,000 a month selling pictures of her feet online [Video]

Medical student reveals how she makes £5,000 a month selling pictures of her feet online

A medical student is putting her best foot forward and financing her studies by raking in nearly £5,000 a month – or £58,000 a year – selling pictures online of her feet. But self-confessed foot..

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Strip club offers drive-thru service to beat lockdown [Video]

Strip club offers drive-thru service to beat lockdown

A strip club in Oregon has got around the coronavirus lockdown by offering a drive-thru service.

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Walk in the forest for two penguins on lockdown [Video]

Walk in the forest for two penguins on lockdown

Two Humboldt penguins, Nacho and Goat, went on a field trip in the forest accompanied by their keepers at Oregon Zoo on Friday (May 1) in Portland, United States.

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Branch manager: Oregon zoo's new recruit [Video]

Branch manager: Oregon zoo's new recruit

A North American beaver named Maple collects branches and brings them back to her den at Oregon Zoo

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Exotic dance club pivots with 'Food 2 Go-Go' [Video]

Exotic dance club pivots with 'Food 2 Go-Go'

The Lucky Devil Lounge in Portland, Oregon has found an unusual way to stay afloat in uncertain times - home food delivery courtesy of its exotic dancers. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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New York Liberty select Sabrina Ionescu with the first-overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft [Video]

New York Liberty select Sabrina Ionescu with the first-overall pick in the 2020 WNBA draft

Oregon Ducks stars Sabrina Ionescu and Satou Sabally go one and two overall in the WNBA draft

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'Waiting game' for Oregon patient needing cancer surgery [Video]

'Waiting game' for Oregon patient needing cancer surgery

George Polas learned in March he had an aggressive type of prostate cancer that would require surgical removal - just as the coronavirus pandemic began spreading rapidly in the United States. Libby..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published
Frontier ISP Files For Bankruptcy, Admits It Messed Up Broadband Deployment [Video]

Frontier ISP Files For Bankruptcy, Admits It Messed Up Broadband Deployment

Internet service provider Frontier Communications announced Tuesday it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Gizmodo reports the company framed the move as a way to reduce its debt by more than $10..

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US States Band Together for Economy Reopening Plans [Video]

US States Band Together for Economy Reopening Plans

On the west coast, California Governor Gavin Newsom is leading a coalition joined by Oregon and Washington.

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Orphaned baby deer bottle-fed by sheriff's deputy finds new home

An Oregon sheriff's deputy bottle-fed a fawn that was left on its own for several days.
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Kitten born with two faces in Oregon

The animal, knows as a Janus cat, has been named Biscuits and Gravy - or just Biscuits for short.
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A rare two-faced cat named Biscuits and Gravy was born in Oregon

Biscuits and Gravy, or Biscuit for short, eats and breathes from two separate mouths and noses. It's known as a Janus cat, after the Roman god.  
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G.O.P. Voters Back QAnon Conspiracy Promoter for U.S. Senate

Jo Rae Perkins won her primary campaign in Oregon as the QAnon conspiracy theory has continued to gain momentum in Republican circles.
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Ex-state legislator Bentz wins primary race to replace Oregon's only Republican congressman

Former Republican state legislator Cliff Bentz clinched the Republican nomination to replace the party's only member of Congress from Oregon, after emerging victorious from a crowded field of..
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Crowded field vies to replace Oregon's only Republican congressman

The only Republican member of the U.S. Congress from Oregon is retiring, setting off a mad scramble to replace him that may be largely resolved in a Tuesday primary election.
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Oregon supreme court reinstates coronavirus curbs

The Oregon Supreme court stayed on Monday a ruling by a Baker County judge that had invalidated statewide curbs imposed by Governor Kate Brown to rein in the coronavirus.
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Oregon police officer 'could see all the red flags' seconds before driver shot her

A lot has changed since Michelle Pratt returned to full duty in December. The flashbacks are gone. And she never doubted she would be back on patrol.
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At a small Oregon meatpacking plant, first came fear, then a plan

At Nicky USA's in Portland, Ore., sad realization struck that in the era of the coronavirus, the family business could not go on as planned.
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Oregon governor outlines reopening plans

Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Thursday outlined a plan to reopen salons, gyms, barber shops and restaurants in the least-affected - and mostly rural - parts of the state after more than a month of a..
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown: Sports in state unlikely to have fans in stands until at least October

Oregon Health Authority is advising that large gatherings be canceled or at least significantly modified through September, Gov. Kate Brown said.
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For Latinos and Coronavirus, Doctors are Seeing an ‘Alarming’ Disparity

The outsized infection rate among Hispanics in some states could hobble efforts to quash the spread of Covid-19, prompting states like Oregon to step up testing and take emergency measures.
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Oregon's 1st COVID-19 patient out of hospital

The first person in Oregon to be diagnosed with the new coronavirus was serenaded by a mariachi band Tuesday as he was discharged from the hospital more than two months after being admitted there. (May..
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Exotic dancers swap club for food delivery service

Lucky Devil Lounge in Portland, Oregon has adapted its business to comply with social distancing.
BBC News - Published

Food 2 Go-Go: Oregon strip club brings burlesque to coronavirus carry-out

An Oregon strip club forced into the takeout-dining business in the age of the coronavirus has returned to its burlesque roots by offering delivery and drive-through services featuring exotic dancers -..
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Coronavirus shelter-at-home rules upend U.S. child abuse prevention system

A California case worker hears screaming as she tries to conduct a telephone session for a child abuse prevention agency; an Oregon doctor sees signs of abuse a teacher might have spotted days earlier.
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'Waiting game' for Oregon patient needing cancer surgery amid coronavirus

Oregon resident George Polas learned in March he had an aggressive type of prostate cancer that would require surgical removal - just as the coronavirus pandemic began spreading rapidly in the United..
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Oregon making plans to gradually reopen ecoonomy

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is announcing a framework of how the state will attempt to reopen as the coronavirus pandemic eases. The governor said that the reopening will proceed "gradually, incrementally..
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Wash., Oregon, Calif. announce coronavirus pact

The governors of Washington, California and Oregon announced Monday they'll work together to re-open their economies while continuing to control the spread of COVID-19. (April 13)  
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Governors of California, Oregon and Washington make deal to reopen economies

The governors of three U.S. West Coast states, California, Oregon and Washington, said on Monday they had reached an agreement to work together to reopen their economies and lift health restrictions as..
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More than 100 medically vulnerable, unsheltered homeless placed in Oregon hotels amid coronavirus

Older and medically vulnerable homeless people in Salem are being placed in hotel rooms to protect them from the new coronavirus.
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The East Coast, Always in the Spotlight, Owes a Debt to the West

California, Oregon and Washington have shipped 1,000 ventilators to New York. Should Western states be getting more attention for their relative success in battling Covid-19?
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Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags or pay a small fee..
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Cuomo says New York getting 1,000 ventilators from China to help in coronavirus battle

China and Oregon are sending 1,140 ventilators to New York, which is running out of them. Cuomo is moving 500 more from upstate New York to downstate.
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World athletics championships moving to 2022: organisers

world athletics championships moving to 2022: organisers
Paris: The 2021 world athletics championships in Eugene, Oregon, will be shifted to 2022 to accommodate the re-arranged Tokyo Olympics, World Athletics said. The announcement came immediately after..
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Police department urges residents who have run out of toilet paper to stop calling 911

"Do not call 9-1-1 just because you ran out of toilet paper. You will survive without our assistance," said Newport, Oregon police early Sunday.
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An older couple in Oregon was too afraid to get out of their car at the grocery store amid coronavirus. She helped them.

Rebecca Mehra helped an older couple in Oregon that was too afraid to go into the grocery store amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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When the Ocean Gives You Plastic, Make Animals

The Washed Ashore nonprofit collects garbage on the Oregon coast and creates sculptures of animals whose health is endangered by the trash they are made of.
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Police in Oregon say a man robbed a doughnut shop with an ax. He was found eating a doughnut.

Police arrested Christopher James, 40, after he allegedly robbed a doughnut shop with a hatchet and was found a block away eating a doughnut.
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Oregon declares emergency as coronavirus cases double to 14

Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a 60-day state of emergency on Sunday as coronavirus cases in the state doubled to 14.
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Oregon cites its first 'presumptive' coronavirus case, one of unknown origin

The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced the state's first "presumptive" case of coronavirus, in an adult who has not traveled to a country where the virus is circulating or had close contact..
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New coronvirus case in Oregon is of unknown origin: Oregon Health Authority

The latest confirmed case of Coronavirus in Oregon is of unknown origin said Oregon health authority when it declared its first confirmed presumptive case of novel coronavirus on Friday.
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Oregon Republicans Disappear for Another Climate Vote

After leaving the state last year to shut down a climate change proposal, Oregon senators were absent again on Monday.
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In One State, a Holdout Juror Can’t Block a Conviction. That May Not Last.

Oregon is the last state in the nation where a jury can convict a defendant without a unanimous vote. The Supreme Court is weighing whether that is constitutional.
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Starting Five: No. 1 Baylor hosting No. 3 Kansas in Big 12 tops college basketball weekend

The college basketball weekend is led by a huge Big 12 showdown between Baylor and Kansas, plus a Pac-12 clash between Arizona and Oregon.
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Secession in the Pacific Northwest? Some Oregon residents petition to join Idaho

Frustrated by liberal policies, some Oregon residents are petitioning to leave the state by moving the border with Idaho.
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This endangered wolf traveled nearly 9,000 miles to find love. She was found dead.

The gray wolf is protected by California and Oregon's state endangered species laws and the federal Endangered Species Act.  
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Endangered wolf walks nearly 9000 miles to find mate but dies alone

endangered wolf walks nearly 9000 miles to find mate but dies alone
An endangered wolf travelled thousands of miles across the US in search of a mate but died before it could find one, officials tracking the canine's movements have said. The female grey wolf was first..
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Rain and heavy snowfall bring flooding to Oregon

Heavy snowfall in the mountains combined with two days of steady rain and warming temperatures to unleash floodwaters in Northeastern Oregon - around the city of Pendleton and rural, mountain foothill..
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Canine semen case: Jury awards $400,000 to dog breeders after sperm bank loses Labrador DNA

An Oregon jury awarded two dog breeders $400,000 because a bank mistakenly destroyed frozen semen from esteemed Labrador Retrievers, documents show.
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Three Americans killed in water tanker plane crash while fighting Australian wildfires

Coulson Aviation in Oregon said one of its air tankers was lost after it left Richmond in New South Wales with retardant for a firebombing mission.
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Sanguine snowman, iguana invasion, Chicken Dinner Road: News from around our 50 states

Elm tree named Herbie to live on via clones in Maine, Eco-Earth made from industrial eyesore falling apart in Oregon, and more
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Crab boat crew rescued along Oregon coast

Three men were in good condition early Wednesday after being cut from inside the hull of a capsized crab boat off the Oregon coast after a harrowing rescue caught on video the night before. (Jan...
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Girl dead, boy missing after wave sweeps family out to sea on Oregon coast

The incident occurred Saturday at Falcon Cove, near the Clatsop and Tillamook county line, when a man and his children were swept up by a wave.
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