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Oregon Ski Areas Have New Snow and New Policies

Oregon ski resorts are eager to offer a healthy way to have fun this winter, and they’ve added new pandemic safety protocols.

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Oregon State Upsets No.9 Oregon In Rivalry Game

Oregon State scored with a less-than-1-yard-rushing touchdown in the final minute of the Oregon-Oregon State rivalry game Friday night, upsetting No. 9 Oregon, 41-38.

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Thankful For Love, Great Nurses, And Remdesivir: A Front Line RN Recuperates From COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are at record highs across the country. And no one knows that more than the doctors, nurses, and other health care workers on the front lines. And many – like Tracy Arthur – have also become infected with the novel coronavirus. This story hits close to home for KLCC’s Brian Bull, who’s Arthur’s brother. He talked to her about her ordeal with COVID-19, which led to her hospitalization recently in a Texas hospital. Arthur described when she realized something wasn't quite right.

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Oregon State scored with a less-than-1-yard-rushing touchdown in the final minute of the Oregon-Oregon State rivalry game Friday night, upsetting No. 9 Oregon, 41-38.

Musicians—who depend on live audiences as much as they do—have been especially hard hit by the pandemic. Perhaps nowhere has this been felt more acutely than in South Louisiana where music lies at the heart of Cajun culture.

They still gather on Saturday mornings at Marc Savoy's music store in the town of Eunice, amid the rice fields and crawfish farms in what's called Cajun prairie country. Musicians pull chairs into a circle—outside now because of the virus—to play the French Acadian ballads they learned from their grandparents.

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For those who can't adopt a furry friend for a pet — perhaps due to space, allergies or schedules — might we recommend an alternative: Snails. No, really. Hear us out.

Pandemic Takes Toll On Children's Mental Health

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As a toddler, Kenley Gupta stopped speaking after her mom died. Over the years, she recovered from the anxiety disorder, called mutism, but in March the 8-year-old went silent again.

The change occurred soon after her school shut down, and Kenley was shocked when her school closed.

"I was really sad I couldn't see my friends," she said.

Updated at 10:42 a.m. ET

Campaigning in Georgia's two Senate runoffs is well underway, but Republicans are still fighting over the state's November election and casting doubt on its voting system without evidence.

The possible effect of the mixed messaging on Republican turnout in January is worrying some of Georgia's conservatives.

The state's Republican election officials have repeatedly asserted there's been no evidence of widespread fraud.

Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden are the hosts of Louder Than A Riot, a new podcast from NPR Music that investigates the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration in America.

Julia Bullock is an artist who dares you to find new adjectives. The soprano is often described as "radiant," an overused word that actually describes her surprisingly well. Onstage, she's a shapeshifter, ranging from elegant and commanding to bewitching, provocative and dangerous – but consistently intelligent and nuanced. Offstage, she can be goofy.

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Blood donors across Oregon are being sought between now and year’s end, to make sure there’s a sufficient supply.  

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