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NASA's Earth-orbiting Hubble Space Telescope took this picture June 26, 2003 of Mars. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Anthropologist: Space Colonies Should Have At Least 40,000 People

Based on terrestrial population studies, an Oregon scientist says 40,000 men and women would be the ideal number to start an extraterrestrial colony.

CBS Seattle–07/28/2014

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Board OKs Tuition Freeze For Oregon Undergraduates

After years of sharp tuition increases, Oregon undergraduates have finally gotten a break

CBS Seattle–06/06/2014

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Portland State Pledges 4-Year Degree Guarantee

The overwhelming majority of students at Oregon’s largest public university spend more than four years getting a degree. The results are more debt and fewer seats in prerequisite classes.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2013

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Study: 469 Portland Child Sex Exploitation Victims

The Portland metro area has long been pointed to as a hub for child sex trafficking, but the evidence was anecdotal and proof was elusive. On Monday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office presented data on commercial sex exploitation of children, counting 469 Portland victims between 2009 and 2013.

CBS Seattle–08/05/2013

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Enrollment Growth Slows At Oregon Universities

Enrollment in Oregon’s public universities has hit an all-time high, but the growth rate has slowed after four years of spikes.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

File photo of the Oregon coast. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Oregon Coastal Water On A Caffeine High

Water off the coast of Oregon has been classified as slightly caffeinated as part of what researchers are calling “caffeine pollution.”

07/26/2012

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