Mar 25, 2024 - News

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🏀 After beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 61-51, the Oregon State women's basketball team advanced to the semifinal and will play the Notre Dame-Mississippi winner Friday in Albany, New York. (The Oregonian)

🏗️ Dozens of layoffs in the city's Bureau of Development Services significantly slowed down new construction permitting — so much so that developers are willing to pay higher prices as long as the agency's budgetary woes are addressed by the City Council. (Willamette Week)

ğŸŽ Teachers in Oregon's second-largest school district, Salem-Keizer Public Schools, voted to authorize a strike after the union declared an impasse over contract negotiations last month.

  • A mediation session between the parties is scheduled for today. (OPB)

Passengers aboard the Alaska Airlines flight that experienced a midair door plug blowout over Portland in January received a letter from the FBI's Seattle field office saying the agency is investigating the situation, according to an attorney for the passengers. (Axios)

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