Tag: Oregon

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Oregon Anti-Sanctuary Initiative Qualifies for Nov Ballot

An anti-sanctuary state initiative in Oregon qualified for November’s ballot on Tuesday, according to the state’s Secretary of State’s office, which announced that Initiative Petition 22 (“Repeals law limiting use of state/local law enforcement resources to enforce federal immigration laws”) surpassed the the 88,184 signature threshold needed to make the ballot. 

Cryptic emergency alert panics Oregon city's residents

Cryptic Emergency Alert Causes Panic in Oregon

Supermarkets near Salem, Oregon, were stripped of products on Tuesday, after residents were sent a cryptic emergency alert telling them to “Prepare for Action.”

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Antifa Strikes Again — This Time, in Portland

Antifa violently attacked police and right-wing demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday, just weeks after the group imilarly attacked peaceful protesters in Berkeley, California.

West Virginia, a mountainous state of less than two million people, is among one of the hardest hit communities in the US which is facing an epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse

Oregon Bill to Make Heroin, Cocaine Possession a Misdemeanor

A bill that would reduce drug felonies to misdemeanors for first-time possessions of small amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, and other hard drugs passed through the Oregon state legislature on Thursday and is likely to be signed into law by Governor Kate Brown.