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Jade Bird is fast becoming one of the most exciting new British voices. With her debut EP and 2018's follow-up breakthrough single 'Lottery', Jade has won the hearts of people across the globe. She has already preformed on 'Later with Jools Holland', 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' and 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' and at SXSW she won the Grulke Prize for upcoming talent which follows her win of the ANCHOR Award at the Reeperbahn Festival in 2017. Since her last visit at JPR, Jade Bird was selected as one of NPR's 2018 Slingshot Artists - musicians destined for greatness and wider acclaim.
Oregon has a vibrant technology sector, so it's not like people in the state don't know their way around computers. But the state government got low marks for the utility of its websites in the recent "Benchmarking State Government Websites" report. The report's authors checked out state sites across the country, and found some pretty good ones. Just not in Oregon, which got dinged for access, security, and transparency issues. Open Oregon is a group pushing for greater state transparency.
A federal court ruled Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency must come up with a plan to protect salmon from warm water temperatures.
Earlier this month, a panel convened by the United Nations released a report suggesting irreversible, catastrophic effects from global climate change could kick in far earlier than had been previously thought and that drastic action would be needed to avoid that future. In Oregon, the news arrived at an apt time. Next year, the states Legislative Assembly is expected to take up a bill that would institute a cap-and-trade system on Oregon carbon dioxide emissions a heavy political lift that...