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Stories with person: Jeff Merkley
  • Superdelegates choose between Sanders and Clinton in Oregon story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 6:45 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - After Bernie Sanders won Oregon's Democratic primary this week, two superdelegates announced they'll back the Vermont senator and one declared support for Hillary Clinton, amid increased discomfort with a system viewed as undemocratic, even among some of the superdelegates themselves.

  • Oregon college awarded grant for recovery from mass shooting 
    Updated: May-17-16 4:19 am

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Umpqua Community College will receive nearly $530,000 in federal money to help it recover from a mass shooting on campus last fall.

  • How Oregon's primary works - things to know 
    Updated: May-15-16 11:13 am

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Voter turnout is usually tepid during primary season compared to the November general election. But this year's wild presidential election has generated a surge of interest in the primaries, largely because of the unexpected popularity of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders.

  • US senators want air pollution reduced at ports, railyards 
    Updated: May-11-16 1:05 pm

    NEWARK, New Jersey - A group of U.S. senators, all Democrats, are asking federal regulators to do more to cut air pollution around port cities and railyards.

  • Forest Service plan would thwart Kalmiopsis nickel mine 
    Updated: May-05-16 10:15 am

    GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A plan to exclude mineral development on about 100,000 acres of federal land, to thwart a proposed nickel mine near the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, is nearing fruition.