Chris Lehman

Northwest News Network

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Salem correspondent for Oregon Public Radio’s Northwest News Network 

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Oregon got a new Governor today — three months after re-electing the last one — as Secretary of State Kate Brown took over for John Kitzhaber, who resigned just weeks into his fourth…

Controversy Forces Changing of the Guard in Oregon

Oregon got a new Governor today — three months after re-electing the last one — as Secretary of State Kate Brown took over for John Kitzhaber, who resigned just weeks into his fourth…

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