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Politics Watch Oregon's Great Pot Debate (New) Watch Oregon's Great Pot Debate (Video)
KATU and Portland State University hosted an at times raucous town hall on Measure 91 on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The measure would legalize and regulate marijuana in the state of Oregon. Voters will decide the measure Nov. 4.
Politics Reedsport looking to get storm water system up to standard (Video)
The City of Reedsport is looking at ways to fund its levee certification and get its storm water system up to federal standard. City officials say if the levee isn't certified, it has to look at paying mandatory flood insurance with a price tag of $1-3 million a year.
Politics Oregon voting begins as ballots hit mailboxes Oregon voting begins as ballots hit mailboxes
State election officials begin dropping more than 2 million ballots in the mail on Wednesday, and tens of thousands of Oregonians will vote each day between now and Nov. 4.