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A protest at the ice headquarters in southwest portland moves into its 4th day today.

They are protesting the trump administration's "zero tolerance policy" which has been separating children from their parents as they enter the country illegally.

Detainees are being held across the country including more than 100 men in oregon at the federal prison in sheridan.

The a-c-l-u says it’s been trying to meet with the detainees.

Ice says it's working to coordinate meetings during legal visitation hours at the prison.

FOX 12 is learning more about the 30-year-old man who was found murdered near a local high school track.

Barak rosen's family says he moved to portland in december from california.

On sunday, his body was found at grant high school's temporary home, the old marshall high school campus in southeast portland.

Someone had shot him several times.

Police say no arrests have been made.

The city of salem is working on a new way to filter toxins out of its drinking water.

Engineers are using powdered activated carbon to remove toxins produced by blue-green algae.

It's added before the water gets filtered through three feet of sand.

Right now, salem has a water advisory in effect as a precaution, even though its water has been passing recent tests.

The advisory is supposed to end on sunday.

Online learning is a popular option for some oregon families, but the latest numbers show virtual schools are still lagging behind traditional schools.

The oregon department of education says there are about 16-thousand students who are enrolled in virtual schools in the state. 

But the department says those schools are far behind traditional schools in terms of graduation rates and student performance.

Tonight on the 10 o'clock news on fox 12, see why they work for some kids but not others.

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