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Oregon

  1. ethics
    What Really Caused ‘America’s Best Burger Place’ to Shut Down?What the viral Thrillist article about Bar Stanich left out.
  2. true crime
    Author Who Wrote Guide to Killing Your Husband Accused of Killing Her HusbandTaking the idiom “practice what you preach” to a dark new level.
  3. Cops Called on Black Lawmaker Campaigning in Her Own DistrictJanelle Bynum was going door-to-door outside of Portland when one of her own constituents called the police on her.
  4. The Joy of Voting by MailThe growing number of voters who don’t cast ballots on Election Day should grow to nearly everybody.
  5. Primary Roundup: Victories for Women and ProgressivesPennsylvania’s all-male congressional delegation will be a thing of the past. And Nebraskans made a surprise choice.
  6. Today’s Primary Preview: 3 Quiet States and Some Pennsylvania NoiseThe aftermath of re-redistricting in Pennsylvania’s House delegation is the highlight of four states’ primaries.
  7. California Now Preregisters 16-Year Olds to Vote When They Get Their LicensesIt’s the latest step in Motor Voter reform. Conservatives aren’t happy.
  8. justice is served
    Oregon Bakery Must Pay $135,000 for Refusing to Make Wedding Cake for Gay CoupleThis isn’t even the highest-profile anti-gay cake case around.
  9. blindsided
    Oops! Coffee Chain Backpedals After Giving Out Defective Eclipse GlassesDutch Bros. has instructed customers, in all caps, “DO NOT USE THEM.”
  10. A Fashion Photographer Makes the Case for a Fall Trip to OregonMoody photos of West Coast forests and beaches.
  11. lgbtq rights
    People in Oregon Can Now Choose ‘X’ as Their Gender on Driver’s LicensesThe transportation commission’s rule change is the first of its kind in the nation.
  12. In Illinois, Another Boost for Automatic Voter RegistrationIn a bipartisan step, Illinois is set to join a growing number of states that sign up eligible voters when they do business with state agencies.
  13. Portland Mourns Two Heroes Killed While Defending Teen Girls From Racist TiradeThe two men were stabbed to death after trying to stop a white supremacist from confronting two teens, one of whom was a Muslim wearing a hijab.
  14. revenge porn
    Oregon Man Becomes First Sentenced to Jail Time Under State’s Revenge-Porn LawBenjamin J. Barber, 31, was sentenced to six months in jail.
  15. Jury Acquits All 7 Leaders of Armed Occupation of Oregon Federal BuildingWhile the defendants said it was a triumph over government tyranny, others saw it as a shocking example of white privilege.
  16. food films
    America’s Escalating Ice Cream Wars Have Inspired a MovieBased on the story of a small town clash between feuding soft serve hawkers.
  17. Bike Thief Lassoed by Bystander on Horseback in Oregon Walmart Parking LotI mean, who gets on their horse at Walmart and chases after somebody and lassoes him other than the Lone Ranger?” a witness remarked.
  18. Look for Two More Sanders Upsets in KY and ORWhat does it mean if he keeps his winning streak alive?
  19. Health Concerns
    Study Says Oregon Oysters Are Full of ChemicalsResearchers say the mix includes antibiotics, antihistamines, carcinogens, and mercury.
  20. Everything Is Coming Up TrumpThe Donald outperformed expectations on Tuesday, and now a new batch of state polls suggests he could clinch the nod before Cleveland without breaking a sweat.
  21. Gone To Pot
    Coffee Pot: Feds Say Family Laundered $1 Million of Marijuana Through Java StandThe business was “rarely open” and had “little to no coffee bean purchases.”
  22. Police Say Shooting of Oregon Militiaman LaVoy Finicum Was JustifiedFBI officers involved in Finicum’s death are still under investigation.
  23. Judge Gives Cliven Bundy One More Reason to Hate the Federal GovernmentGet comfortable, Cliven.
  24. Surrounded Oregon Refuge Occupiers SurrenderAfter the FBI closed in, one militant said, “The only way we’re leaving here is dead or without charges.”
  25. Cliven Bundy Tells Oregon Holdouts to StayDirectly contradicting his son’s message.
  26. Oregon Standoff Leader Ammon Bundy Calls for Refuge Holdouts to LeaveMeanwhile, nearby residents are fed up with the ordeal and just want their lives to return to normal.
  27. Sweet
    Ammon Bundy Finally Honored With His Own DoughnutJust desserts.
  28. Four Holdouts Remain in Oregon StandoffMeanwhile, the FBI has released video of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum’s shooting death.
  29. standoffs
    Sheriff in Burns, Oregon: ‘This Can’t Happen Anymore’One militia member was killed during a traffic stop on Tuesday night.
  30. Oregon Wants Obama to Just Send in the Jackbooted Thugs AlreadyOregon governor Kate Brown calls on the Feds to liberate the state’s bird sanctuary from the Bundy boys.
  31. Oregon Militants Literally Toot Their Own Horns, Er, ShofarsBattle cry or cry for help?
  32. the oregon wail
    Oregon Militiamen Continue to Dig InMigratory birds are no longer the only visitors nesting in this protected habitat.
  33. Oregon Militiaman Arrested for Stealing CarsAnd, yes, they’re still there.
  34. Oregon Militia Promises to Leave at Some PointBye-bye, Bundy?
  35. Much Like Rosa Parks, Ammon Bundy Doesn’t Use TwitterFalling hard for an unverified account. 
  36. Trolling 101
    PETA Trolls Oregon’s Militant Ranchers With Vegan-Jerky DeliveryThe animal-rights organization answered the group’s appeal for food with some cruelty-free protein.
  37. 4 Days Later, Those Armed Militiamen Are Still Occupying a Federal Building The local sheriff told them to go away. 
  38. Justice Is Served
    Oregon’s Anti-Gay Bakery Finally Forked Over $135,000 in DamagesThe legal battle has lasted two years, and it’s still not over.
  39. Health Concerns
    Crab Season Delayed Along Entire West Coast Because of Deadly ToxinHealth officials still have no end date.
  40. What We Know About the Oregon Community-College ShootingUpdated details about the victims, the police response, and how the shooter died.
  41. Anti-Drilling Protesters to Dangle From Oregon Bridge Indefinitely To the tune of $2,500 per hour.
  42. Science FTW
    Very Cool Scientists Say They’ve Discovered Seaweed That Tastes Like BaconThey also claim it’s healthier than kale — can this really be true?
  43. creepshows
    Why Up-Skirt Photos Are So Hard to StopOregon is the latest state to attempt to fix this common legal loophole.
  44. Lawsuits
    GoFundMe Shut Down a Crowd-Funding Campaign for an Anti-Gay BakeryThe owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa owe a lesbian couple $135,000.
  45. Travelers Mourn Beloved Airport Carpet With SelfiesI can’t imagine another city getting this worked up over carpet.”
  46. Being Blunt
    The THC Levels in Marijuana Edibles Are Totally UnreliableSometimes 54 percent more than advertised, sometimes 85 percent less.
  47. Kate Brown Just Became the Nation’s First Bisexual GovernorThe country has yet to elect an openly LGBT governor, however.
  48. Just Desserts
    Bakery That Refused to Make Cake for Gay Wedding Could Be Fined $150KThe owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa say they’re “being thrown into the Lions den.”
  49. Beer Me
    Enterprising Water Treatment Company Invents Way to Make Beer From SewageThe state of Oregon isn’t so sure you should drink it, though.
  50. crime and punishment
    The Tiny Police Department in Southern Oregon That Plans to End Campus RapeAnd it’s now telling Washington what’s up. 
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