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Africa Bridge Listens to Kids

It takes a village to raise a child. In Tanzania—an African country roughly three times the size of Oregon— people in remote villages, hobbled by poverty and AIDS, take the sentiment literally.

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Mainstream Green

At the end of the first day of legalized marijuana for recreational use, sales exceeded $3 million statewide, and by the end of the week, Oregonians had bought more product than Colorado’s and Washington’s first weeks combined.

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Given Back Birdhouses

In 2009, Maria and Amen Fisher entered the bird real estate business in Florence.

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Encyclopedia of Bold Oregon Moments

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when Oregon’s collective conscience moved beyond a backwater timber state north of California to a kick-ass place known for its progressive ideas, tough pioneering spirit, recreational abundance, and some of the best damn eating and drinking anywhere.

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Sound Off: Concealed Handgun Licenses

In the wake of a tragic mass shooting in Oregon in the fall of 2015, we talked with Penny Okamoto at Ceasefire Oregon, a nonprofit against gun violence. The director of the Oregon NRA did not return multiple emails to participate in this discussion.