Oregon House Approves Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

Laws banning the therapy are on the books in New Jersey and California, and advocates say bills have been introduced in about two dozen more states. The District of Columbia recently approved a similar measure.

CBS Seattle–03/17/2015


Scientists Propose Volcano Monitors On Mount Hood

Though not erupting, Oregon’s signature peak produces frequent earthquakes, and steam and volcanic gases.


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Oregon Is First State To Adopt Automatic Voter Registration

Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill that puts the burden of registration on the state instead of voters

CBS Seattle–03/16/2015

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No One Hurt In Shooting In Front Of Portland Police Station

Portland police say there was a gang-related shooting in front of the East Precinct police station late Saturday.


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Woman Claims She Was Raped While Under Anesthesia During Colonoscopy

An Oregon woman claims she was sexually assaulted while she was under anesthesia for a colonoscopy.


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Mentally Ill, Naked Man Who Attacked Hunter Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder

A mentally ill man who stripped naked and attacked a hunter on a remote hilltop in Oregon was found guilty of attempted murder and second degree assault.


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Oregon Considers Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Jennifer Margulis has her kids vaccinated and she gets shots herself. But she doesn’t like the idea of government telling parents they must get their children immunized. That’s why she spoke […]


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Obama To Oregon’s New Governor: ‘Try To Get Some Exercise’

President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.



Oregon Senate Votes Unanimously To Outlaw ‘Revenge Porn’

If the governor signs it, Oregon would the 16th state to make the practice illegal

CBS Seattle–02/26/2015

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Judge Orders Oracle To Keep Hosting Oregon’s Medicaid System

An Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Corp. to continue hosting Oregon’s Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company’s contract expires this weekend.