Rob Manning, OPB

Rob Manning

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Portland, OR, United States

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Federal audit underway for Oregon’s Native American boarding school

The financial inquiry by the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General is the latest review of Chemawa Indian School in Salem. → Read More

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Oregon continues to steadily add jobs

The latest monthly jobs report shows a slight improvement in the unemployment rate as Oregon maintains job growth. → Read More

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Mysterious death of a chief’s daughter in Oregon illustrates challenges of Native boarding school reckoning

The Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative is investigating the deadly toll of schools run to assimilate Indigenous children over decades. The research will be difficult and painful. → Read More

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COVID-19 updates: Oregon schools continue to confront omicron’s effect on staff and students

A letter from 36 school nurses questions the relative health and safety of school buildings in Oregon's largest district. → Read More

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Oregon unemployment rate improves to 4.4%

The leisure and hospitality sector, which was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the broad professional and business services sector led the expansion in October. → Read More

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Oregon unemployment rate improves, though hiring slows slightly

The state unemployment rate improved to 5.6%, while the national rate crept up a hair to 5.9%. → Read More

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Get your cool on: Portland pools are open

Portland pools are open. So are the splash pads. Those are two ways to stay cool, if you like a 'wet cool.' → Read More

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Gov. Brown receives Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine ‘to reassure Oregonians’

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Saturday. → Read More

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Jobless Oregonians face ‘pause’ in benefits ahead of congressional extension

Oregons top employment official says even if Congress acted quickly, people receiving federal benefits would likely see a gap. → Read More

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Oregon governor gives conditional go-ahead to school sports, pressures schools to open classrooms

More student-athletes in Oregon will get a chance to compete, under an announcement Wednesday from Gov. Kate Brown. → Read More

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Oregon surpasses 2,000 deaths related to COVID-19

As Oregon ramps up vaccine distribution, the states death toll continues to climb. → Read More

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Under pressure and promise of vaccines, Oregon schools make reopening calls

Numerous Oregon schools are poised to bring students back to classrooms in the coming weeks. For others, vaccines for teachers were the sticking point. Now those can start Jan. 23. → Read More

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Clackamas County commissioner under pressure to resign over Islamophobic comments

Clackamas County commissioner Mark Shull is under fire after bigoted social media posts were discovered. → Read More

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Oregon's rural school districts focus on in-person instruction for fall

While Oregon’s large urban and suburban school districts wrestle with how to manage thousands of students across dozens of school buildings, it's a different dynamic in rural parts of the state. → Read More

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Harry Glickman, Founder Of Portland Trail Blazers, Dies At 96

Harry Glickman has died. The founder of the Portland Trail Blazers was 96. → Read More

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Oregon OSHA Confronts Record Complaints Amid New Coronavirus Workplace Rules

Coronavirus concerns have led Oregon’s workplace safety agency to receive over 2,000 complaints in recent weeks – as many as it normally gets in a year. → Read More

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Washington County Continues Searching North Plains For Missing Woman

Allyson Watterson has been missing since Sunday in an area near the small city of North Plains, Oregon. The latest information suggests she wasn't hiking, but had car trouble with her boyfriend. → Read More

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Workers At Oregon's Public Universities Authorize Strike

Workers at Oregon’s public universities have voted to authorize a strike. Picketing could coincide with the start of the fall semester later this month. → Read More

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Suspect In 41-Year-Old Alaska Cold Case Apprehended In Gresham

Top law enforcement officials in Alaska thanked their counterparts in Oregon and praised DNA technology for finally closing an unsolved murder case after more than 40 years of frustration. → Read More

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Vancouver Police Officer Cleared In February Shooting Of 16 Year-Old

The Clark County prosecuting attorney’s office said Officer Roger Evans “acted lawfully” when he shot Clayton Joseph outside an apartment complex on the night of Feb. 19, 2019. → Read More