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Oregon First
As Salem Recovers From Algal Boom At Detroit Lake, Officials Also Worry About Dam Project

As Salem was dealing with a water emergency, thanks to unsafe levels of toxins released during an algal bloom at Detroit Lake, three Oregon congressmen sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer...

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The Columbian
Oregon First
In Our View: Time to Act on Sea Lions

The tally doesn’t look good for steelhead and salmon on the Columbia River. Last year, sea lions devoured an estimated 9 percent of steelhead and 5 percent of spring chinook trying to make their way u...

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Albany Democrat-Herald
Oregon First
Officials Ask Corps To Reconsider Detroit Dam Project

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, plus U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider its plans to build a water temperature mixing tower at Detroit Reservoi...

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Washington Blade
Family Of Injured Gay Passenger Doesn’t Believe Amtrak

There’s a story the late comedian Richard Pryor told in the film “Live on the Sunset Strip” about how his wife caught him with another woman. He insists nothing is going on, asking her: “Who you gonna...

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CBS News
Questions Linger After Amtrak Passenger Found Severely Injured Near Tracks

The family of a 22-year-old train passenger found severely injured next to railroad tracks in Truckee, California, suspects he may have been the victim of a hate crime, but Amtrak said Saturday that i...

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Capital Press
Oregon First
Sea lions continue to eat endangered fish

Members of ODFW, the Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association and Rep. Kurt Schrader’s office met Tuesday at Willamette Falls to discuss the problem of sea lions gathering to eat endangered salmon ...

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The Seattle Times
Oregon First
Congress must act — again — to save salmon from hungry sea lions

Government agencies spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually trying to preserve threatened salmon and steelhead runs in the Columbia River Basin. Yet in recent years, a growing population of hun...

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CNN
Immigration
Who Has Signed The DACA Discharge Petition

Here are the lawmakers that have signed a petition that would force a House floor vote on immigration bills, according to the House Clerk's Office. The measure needs 218 signatures to move forward, wh...

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