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Rep. Diego Hernandez faces several allegations of sexual harassment.
Rep. Diego Hernandez faces several allegations of sexual harassment. Multnomah county

Good morning, Portland! Grab a big, heaping bowl of pancake cereal and let's dive into the news together!

Here are the headlines.

• Rep. Diego Hernandez, who represents East Portland in the Oregon Legislature, faces multiple accusations of sexual harassment in the workplace. Legislative leaders are calling on him to resign.

• Iconic Portland restaurant Clyde Common plans to be permanently altered after the coronavirus pandemic. Read the details of the restaurant's future from our own Alex Zielinski.

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• The race for Multnomah County District Attorney comes down to two candidates, Make Schmidt and Ethan Knight. We asked them each to weigh in on COVID-19 in jails and prisons, policy body-worn cameras, and more in our endorsement questionnaire—read their full responses here.

• As of yesterday, Oregon had a total of 2,759 positive and presumptive cases of COVID-19. Check out more coronavirus updates in our super succinct and informative daily roundups!

• ICYMI: The Mercury has not endorsed Sam Adams for Portland City Council, despite what you may have seen on Facebook. You can check out all our May 2020 endorsements here!

• The New York Times is here to burst your bubble, with a reminder that although cases are starting to slow in some epicenters, "Cases are [still] growing by 2 to 4 percent daily, and more than 1,000 people have died each day for over a month" in the United States. But, you know, we've gotta open those hair salons!

• The Trump administration, never one to waste a perfectly good opportunity to make things worse, is using the pandemic as cover to roll back environmental protections. Pacific Northwest state officials aren't happy about it.

• Meanwhile, Matt Pottinger— Trump's deputy national security adviser—delivered a speech entirely in Mandarin yesterday to send a message to Chinese citizens. He warned against what happens "when a privileged few grow too remote and self-interested," which sounds like sound advice for US Republicans as well.

• Here's a nice, weird long read to help pass the time!

• Finally, the Pulitzer Prizes were announced yesterday. Check out all the winners and finalists, and then revisit this excellent essay by Nikole Hannah-Jones of the 1619 project, which was awarded the prize for commentary.