Oregon Local News

Eclipse 2017: Did Oregon really welcome 1 million visitors?
Gridlock aside, Oregon avoided the doom and gloom identified by state officials as potential hazards. Brad Schmidt | The Oregonian/OregonLive
Portland man sues over cancelled Vancouver marathon
A Portland man filed a class-action lawsuit against Energy Events -- the company that stages the Vancouver USA Marathon -- on behalf of all Oregon consumers who registered for the race. The Associated Press
Gov. Brown mounts vigorous defense of legal pot in Oregon
The Oregonian/OregonLive earlier this year obtained an early draft of the controversial report and published a story that quickly drew the attention of top federal law enforcement officials who expressed dismay by its findings. Noelle Crombie | The Oregonian/OregonLive

Portland Business News

Gov. Kate Brown, in letter to Sessions, defends Oregon cannabis regs
Author: Pete Danko
Gov. Kate Brown and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions are becoming regular pen pals on the topic of cannabis regulation. In the latest correspondence between the two, dated Tuesday, the governor gently insisted to the attorney general that Oregon is doing plenty to keep its regulated market in compliance with federal guidelines developed under the Obama administration. In a July 24 letter to Brown, Sessions — who once said, “Good people don’t smoke pot” — had charged that a January…

NBC News Politics

Justice Department Pulls Back on Anti-Trump Website Warrant
Author: Alex Johnson
Federal prosecutors said they didn't realize just how broad their own search warrant for data about visitors to an anti-Trump website really was.

AP News Headlines

The Latest: Arizona governor greets president on tarmac
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT):...
Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised....

Portland News

With Powerball at $700 million, Oregonians are buying; here's where
The last boon Powerball saw to ticket sales came when the jackpot ballooned to a record-high $1.6 billion in January of last year. Olivia Dimmer | The Oregonian/OregonLive

NYT Politics

U.S. Slaps Egypt on Human Rights Record and Ties to North Korea
The Trump administration denied Egypt $96 million in aid and delayed $195 million in military funding despite President Trump’s lavish praise.
67 Former State Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly
In a statement on Monday, the former attorneys general recommended a response along the lines of Bill Baxley’s salty letter to a K.K.K. leader in 1976.