Oregon Senate votes to ban single-use plastic bags

The bill will now go to Gov. Kate Brown, who has previously spoken in support of the measure.

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Washington state waterfront owners asked to take dead whales

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Emergency communication tower destroyed near Oregon coast

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Man shot at Seattle protest says he won’t testify

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High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding cake

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