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Oregon had the nation's 13th highest suicide rate across all ages in 2020, a slight improvement the year before when the state was ninth in suicide deaths, according to suicide mortality data recently published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Passenger railroads are coping with post-COVID re-opening along with the rest of the travel industry, although, as with most things railroad, a bit more slowly than the other players. Here's what I think we know as of mid-June.

Oregon's political merry-go-round spun ever faster Wednesday, as the line-up of 2022 candidates rolled out and the chair of the Oregon Republican Party resigned with a torrid denouncement that "communist psychological warfare tactics are being used daily within the party."

Saying it likely violates the First Amendment, a federal judge this month put an initial stop to Oregon's first-of-its-kind ban on "love letters" in real estate transactions, a state law designed to prevent discrimination which took effect Jan. 1.

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