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President Donald Trump’s travel ban was upheld in the Supreme Court Tuesday on a 5-4 decision. Those at the University of Oregon are adapting to life under the ban, but universities may hold the key to helping those seeking refuge.

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A contingent of 19 Democratic Senators lambasted the Trump Administration for its “zero tolerance” policy against immigrants today. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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President Trump gave the State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday, January 30.  It was followed by a response from the Democratic Party.  View NPR's annotations and fact checks here.

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Saturday marks the second Women’s March global event. In Eugene, organizers figure at least 3,000 people will turn out to voice support for women’s rights and to protest the Trump Administration. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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Oregon’s U.S. Senator, Ron Wyden, is condemning President Trump’s profane description of several nations.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports (ADVISORY: The offensive word is used in this story.)

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Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis gave her State of the City address tonight, following her first full year in office. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, a fair portion of her speech exemplified the political differences between her administration and that in Washington D.C.

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Now into their ninth month, the group Indivisible Eugene continues with weekly protests against Donald Trump, about a year after the real estate tycoon and reality TV star won the presidency.  

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Eugene locals gathered today in front of the Federal Court House to protest gun violence in the United States, following the fatal Texas shooting earlier this week. 

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A year after his upset presidential victory, critics of Donald Trump took to the streets of Eugene today.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the protest went primal, fast…

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden riled an otherwise unflappable Jeff Sessions today. 

In a highly-anticipated appearance today, former FBI director James Comey spoke to the Senate Intelligence Committee on President Trump’s alleged ties to the Russian government. 

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The status of a Native American program for regional K-12 students is uncertain, following President Trump’s latest budget plan. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

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Even in years where the deadline for filing is extended – like 2017 – most people regard April 15th as “Tax Day”. And like many other cities tomorrow, Eugene activists are staging demonstrations.  KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.  

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Oregon Governor Kate Brown has officially declared today “Cesar Chavez Day”.  Immigrant rights and farm worker groups are holding marches through the weekend to honor the famed Latino activist, and to protest President Trump’s immigration policies.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.  

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President Trump is weighing deep cuts in his budget plan, including all funding for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).  A major theater group in Oregon fears that could affect children’s access to one of history’s greatest playwrights. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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A coastal women’s group based in Newport is hopeful President Trump will not cut money from the United States Coast Guard.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, they’re concerned it could affect their local helicopter rescue unit. 

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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden wants President Donald Trump and the Secret Service to release the White House visitor logs. Wyden was joined Monday by 7 fellow Democratic senators in his request. KLCC’s Anni Katz reports.   

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Free press, investigative journalism, and government accountability are all at risk, says U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.  He spoke at a town hall in Eugene, Sunday.  

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Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden spoke with an overflow crowd at a town hall meeting in Albany Saturday. The audience expressed fear and concern about the Trump Administration.

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About one thousand people gathered Sunday at the Eugene Federal Building to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States.  this impromptu rally was one of many this weekend throughout the U.S.