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Nestle water-trade deal protested by thousands in petition

ENVIRONMENT ROUNDUP: Petition to governor to stop Nestle deal gathers thousands of signatures; regulators asked to shut nuclear plant until crack is fixed.

Nike faces Twitter backlash for police-appreciation promotion

"Law Enforcement Appreciation Day" irks customers.

Portland approves $15 an hour minimum wage for city workers, contractors

The Portland City Council voted in favor of giving 150 contractors and some full-time workers a raise.

Construction starts on undersea cable from Hillsboro to Asia

Microsoft and a Taiwanese business, join telecommunications companies from Asian nations to build the 8,000 mile-long cable.

OHSU researcher's goal: 'make every pregnancy planned, highly desired'

Dr. Jeffrey Jensen is utilizing a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a nonsurgical permanent contraceptive.

New panel aims to break medical pot impasse

Sen. Peter Courtney says new Senate committee will work on resolving the issue.

Gov. Brown testifies on ethics reforms

Gov. Kate Brown spoke to support her proposed ethics legislation package.