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SALEM, Ore. —The election gave Democrats a three-fifths supermajority in Oregon’s Legislature with greater power to impose taxes, but the Senate president said Wednesday he’ll still seek bipartisan support, noting that Republican lawmakers could doom revenue-raising bills if they sit out the votes. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 600 words. With AP photos.
ELECTION 2018-OREGON-BALLOT MEASURES
PORTLAND, Ore. —Oregon rejected a chance to step to the right on hot-button social issues from abortion limits to immigration policy in an election that also swept incumbent Democratic Gov. Kate Brown to victory. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 510 words. AP Photos.
ELECTION 2018-BALLOT MEASURES
UNDATED — Even in deep-red states, voters embraced an array of liberal-backed ballot measures in Tuesday’s election — expanding Medicaid, targeting gerrymandering, boosting minimum wages, legalizing marijuana use. By AP National Writer David Crary. SENT: 870 words, AP Photos.
ELECTION-OREGON-LOCAL MEAUSRES-GUN RIGHTS
PORTLAND, Ore. — Voters in eight of 10 Oregon counties approved a local measure aimed at bolstering the gun rights of residents, delivering widespread victories to an effort championed by militia groups. SENT: 130 words.
ANTI-ABORTION ACTIVIST RELEASED
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Rachelle Shannon, an anti-abortion activist from Oregon who was imprisoned for years after shooting and injuring a doctor at a Kansas abortion clinic, has been released from a half-way house near Portland, Oregon. SENT: 560 words. AP Photo.
SPOKANE, Wash. — Wolves from two packs that have been preying on cattle in the northeastern corner of the state will be killed, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday morning. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 563 words.
SAVING ORCA BOAT TOURS
SEATTLE — A Washington state task force on critically endangered Northwest orcas wants to temporarily suspend whale-watching boat tours focused on those whales, one of three dozen recommendations to save a population that is at its lowest in over 30 years. By Phuong Le. SENT: 450 words. With AP photos.
— ATTORNEY EMBEZZLEMENT: A former Corvallis attorney pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion and money laundering charges in connection with allegations that she embezzled from her clients and defrauded investors to live beyond her means.
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