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U.S. Senate Approves Killing Of Sea Lions To Save Salmon

The U.S. Senate has voted to allow state governments and Indian tribes to kill the sea lions that eat salmon swimming in the Columbia River. The bill approved on Thursday had the support of all of the senators from Washington, Oregon and Idaho. A similar bill in the House passed by a more than two-to-one […]
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Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Help Transient High Schoolers Graduate

The Oregon Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will make graduation easier for students who are homeless, in foster care or come from military families. The bill passed unanimously and is on its way to Gov. Kate Brown. Source: Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Help Transient High Schoolers Graduate | Spokane Public Radio