Category Archives: Washington Post

A simple step every state could take to safeguard elections

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. ELECTION SECURITY is a complex challenge. One essential step, however, is so simple it can be […]
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For local U.S. housing markets, it’s death by a thousand oligopolies 

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. When the smoke cleared after the Great Recession, the home builders who survived were in a surprisingly […]
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Teen suicides are increasing at an alarming pace, outstripping all other age groups, a new report says

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. The disturbing trend worries researchers who have struggled to understand its causes. Suicide death rates among teenagers […]
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Census Bureau’s request for citizenship data from DMVs raises privacy, accuracy concerns

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. A move by the Trump administration to collect citizenship data based on state driver’s license and ID […]
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State AGs dangle $18B potential settlement, but fail to delay federal opioid trial 

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. They’re in talks with three drug distributors to settle state lawsuits, but have not involved 2,500 local […]
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The fastest growing commute is no commute at all 

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. More than one in 20 Americans now usually work from home, new data from the Census Bureau […]
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Vaping-related lung illness: What we know about the mysterious illnesses and death 

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. Health officials, lawmakers and parents have been raising alarms about vaping for a couple of years, warning […]
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CDC reports 805 cases of vaping-related lung injury 

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. The CDC reported at least 805 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses in 46 states and the […]
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Income inequality in U.S. is at a five-decade high, Census data show

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. In the midst of the nation’s longest economic expansion, the separation between rich and poor is at […]
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Connecting fractured habitats has long-lasting ecological benefits, study in Science finds

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story via the link below, state employees can access this Washington Post story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. A study of habitat connections in South Carolina provides the “best scientific evidence that corridors work as […]
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