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Police called to scene of reported shooting in Gresham

GRESHAM, Ore. — More than two dozen police units responded to a report of a shooting in Gresham on Wednesday. The call came in at about 1:45 p.m. and the caller reported hearing the sound of gunshots at the 2700 block of Northeast Rene Avenue. Gresham police initially said there were reports of at least two people with injuries, but a public information officer on scene later said only one person was shot. The department has not yet released other details.
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'A humanitarian crisis': Doctors ask Portland leaders to help with homeless camps near clinics

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Doctors in the Gateway neighborhood in northeast Portland are asking city leaders for help with the homeless camps lining the streets. Both Providence and The Oregon Clinic have offices in the area on Northeast 99th Avenue, not far from the Gateway MAX Station. The doctors who work in those clinics took time from their practices Wednesday to tell Portland city commissioners via Zoom about the problems, and to ask them to make the area safe for their patients and their staff.
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Oregon reports nine more COVID-19 related deaths, 1,343 new cases

PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- There are nine new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 4,235, the Oregon Health Authority reported Wednesday. OHA also reported 1,343 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, bringing the state's total to 354,681. COVID-19 weekly...
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Columbia River and tributaries salmon fishing report, Oct. 18

Fishing reports for waters in southwest Washington, including the Columbia River and tributaries as reported to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for Oct. 18. Always check the WDFW website at wdfw.wa.gov/fishing for the latest fishing rules and regulations as seasons can change or close quickly if necessary. Columbia...
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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on gun violence prevention

There have been 73 homicides in Portland in 2021, a record number before the year is even over. Three quarters of those deaths were caused by people wielding guns. Last month, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, who also serves as the city’s police commissioner, held a press conference on gun violence prevention. Some of his policy proposals include rehiring recently retired officers to fill vacancies at the Portland Police Bureau, while also beefing up recruitment efforts for new officers. We hear about all of this, and more, in a conversation with Wheeler.
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OHA reports 1,343 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported 1,343 new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, Oct. 20. The state also reported nine new COVID-related deaths, raising Oregon's pandemic death toll to 4,235. As of Wednesday, 568 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 across Oregon, six more than Tuesday, with 126...
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Hannah Pet Hospital to pay $43,000 to settle EEOC sexual harassment suit

Portland veterinary services provider Hannah Pet Hospital has agreed to pay more than $43,000 to a former pet nurse to settle a federal sexual harassment lawsuit. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued Hannah last September on behalf of a former pet nurse at Hannah’s Tigard clinic who said that she quit because a male veterinarian sexually harassed her throughout her employment, asking her inappropriate sexual questions and making comments about her body. The federal agency said the veterinarian also used gendered pejoratives to address other female employees and would say things like, “Shut up, woman,” and “Stupid woman.”
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