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Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

NEWBERG, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the …

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Northwest heat wave: Volunteers get water to the vulnerable

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — Volunteers scrambled to hand out water, portable fans, popsicles and information about cooling shelters Thursday to homeless people living in isolated encampments on the outskirts of …

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Officials: Northwest heat may have killed 1; ER visits spike

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — Extreme heat may be behind a death in Portland, Oregon, this week, and emergency room visits for heat-related illness rose sharply as sweltering temperatures gripped the …

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Size of Oregon wildfire underscores vastness of the US West

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — The monstrous wildfire burning in Oregon has grown to a third the size of Rhode Island and spreads miles each day, but evacuations and property losses …

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Hundreds believed dead in heat wave despite efforts to help

SALEM, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — Many of the dead were found alone, in homes without air conditioning or fans. Some were elderly — one as old as 97. The body of …

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Portland records hottest day ever amid Northwest scorcher

PORTLAND, Ore. ((DailyNews)) — Utility workers and wildlife managers across the Pacific Northwest were trying to keep people and animals safe Saturday as a historic heat wave scorched the region, …

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