• GARANCE BURKE The Associated Press
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The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration’s internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on ille…

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  • KRISTENA HANSEN The Associated Press
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SALEM— Oregon high school students may get a bit more than half of the roughly $300 million that voters in November mandated be spent on career-technical education, college-prep and other dropout-prevention programs over the next two school years.

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PORTLAND — After a fiery three-hour debate that capped a contentious week in Salem, the Oregon House approved a partial repeal of a 2013 “Grand Bargain” business tax credit in a 31-28 vote Friday with three Democrats joining Republicans’ opposition.

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  • KRISTENA HANSEN The Associated Press
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SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown and Oregon’s two highest-ranking lawmakers say Democrats have conceded their months-long effort to convince at least two Republicans, one each in the House and Senate, to get on board with a scaled-back Measure 97 business tax that voters rejected last fall.