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Congressman hosts roundtable at Metro on recycling market changes
By Cristina Rojas

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U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer hosted a roundtable discussion at Metro on Friday to hear and learn from local and regional officials as well as recycling industry experts about the impact changes to China's recycling market has had on Oregon.

GLEAN art show puts garbage in the spotlight
By Megan Zabel Holmes

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Hundreds of people attended the GLEAN art show opening on Friday, August 3 to see what five local artists created out of tems they salvaged from the trash.

Oregon Local News

Oregon Senate Republican Leader Jackie Winters responds to fair housing lawsuit
Oregon's Senate Republican Leader Jackie Winters responded on Thursday afternoon to news coverage of a lawsuit claiming Winters and the Salem homeowners board on which she serves violated state and federal fair housing laws. Hillary Borrud | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/hborrud/index.html
Crash near Portland's St. Johns Bridge kills motorcycle rider
The crash was reported a little after 2 p.m. on Northwest St. Helens Road and Bridge Avenue. The driver of the other vehicle remained at the scene. Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/bailey-e/index.html

Portland News

Crash near Portland's St. Johns Bridge kills motorcycle rider
The crash was reported a little after 2 p.m. on Northwest St. Helens Road and Bridge Avenue. The driver of the other vehicle remained at the scene. Everton Bailey Jr. | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/bailey-e/index.html

NYT Politics

Jahana Hayes Was Told She ‘Had No Chance.’ She, and Voters, Beg to Differ.
Author: LISA W. FODERARO
Overcoming a life of early poverty and homelessness, Ms. Hayes is now poised to become the first black Democrat to represent Connecticut in Congress.
Anomaly or Omen? A House Republican Tells Voters He ‘Stood Up’ to Trump
Author: MICHAEL TACKETT
With many Republicans courting the president and others afraid to criticize him, an Ohio congressman has gingerly created a small crack in the wall, risking Trumpian wrath.
Big City: Ignore, Condescend, Dismiss: Debate Playbook for Men Facing Women
Author: GINIA BELLAFANTE
An offer to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez highlights how male candidates often use debates to diminish female opponents, perhaps increasingly at their peril.
Christine Hallquist on Her Primary Victory: ‘It Gives the Transgender Community Hope’
Ms. Hallquist, a Vermont Democrat, made history Tuesday night by becoming the first transgender nominee for governor from either major party. She spoke to The Times the next morning.

The Stump

Opinion: We don't need a tape to tell us that Trump's a racist
Washington Post opinion The Washington Post http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/washington-post/index.html

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