Neighbors in North Portland have painted a giant BLACK LIVES MATTER on the street near the St. Johns Bridge.

Damian Lillard has been announced as a cover athlete for the upcoming NBA 2K21 release. The game will be available in October.

And activists say they have enough signatures to get the psilocybin therapy program on the November ballot.

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Starting this week, face masks are required in 7 Oregon counties: Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Marion, Polk, Hood River and Lincoln.

PBOT has issues nearly 200 permits to expand table service outside to help struggling businesses across the city.

And if you’re thinking of going camping this summer, better plan ahead as many sites are booking up fast!

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Near Florence, a public vote has named one of Oregon’s newest parks Exploding Whale Memorial Park!

The City of Portland will now officially recognize Juneteenth as a holiday.

And the MLS season is set to resume July 8. The Portland Timbers are in Group F, along with fellow Western Conference teams: LAFC, the LA Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo.

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In his weekly news segment, Last Week Tonight, John Oliver talked about vote by mail and singled out Oregon as evidence that it’s safe and works.

And the vivid shade of blue created at Oregon State University 10 years ago has been approved for commercial use!

And a Portland artist has painted a mural on the boarded up windows at the downtown Portland Apple Store to honor George Floyd and others who’ve lost their lives to police brutality.

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Scientists say the stay-at-home order has resulted in a huge reduction in nitrogen dioxide along Portland’s roads due to fewer cars and industry.

Oregonians earning minimum wage will get a raise on July 1.

And think your quarantine has been rough? Imagine living in a tiny house for the last two months.

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Comedian Trevor Noah, from the Daily Show, mused this week how strange this year’s naked bike ride will be now that bikers can’t ride in a group.

Oregon has given retailers the OK to open on Friday. They’re allowed to open as long as they’re not in a mall.

And Oregon Zoo is considering options to reopen safely, including one-way trails.

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