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26 min ago | OregonLive.com

Hood to Coast vs. Oregon State Fair: Editorial Sketchbook

Participants gather at the Timberline Lodge parking lodge for the start of the Hood to Coast relay.

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Related Topix: Opinion

4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Oregon Sues Oracle Over Failed Health Care Website

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Oregon sues Oracle as blame game over health care exchange intensifies

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum sued Oracle America Inc. "for defrauding Oregonians in connection with Oracle's failure to provide a timely and functional exchange website."

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Related Topix: Oregon Government

8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Feds cite 'fundamental concerns' with Oregon's coordinated care model

In the department of "unintended consequences," federal health reforms might be doing a number on Oregon's long-honed efforts in the same arena.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health

10 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Hundreds of pot growers to meet in Portland on Friday

Medical marijuana farms, like this one in southern Oregon, fall under the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

14 hrs ago | Sherwoodgazette.com

Cardiac arrest during Hillsboro interview makes an impression - Friday, 22 August 2014 00:52

Most young professionals are familiar with the heart-pounding, clammy sweat and free-ranging anxiety that accompanies an interview for a job they really want.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Oregon State Beavers cornerback Kevin Hayes is an avid reader: Freshman 15

Oregon State cornerback Kevin Hayes waits for a drill as the Beavers practiced Tuesday in their third week of fall football camp in Corvallis.

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Related Topix: Freshman 15

Pam's House Blend

After Oregon Rejects Coal Export Plan, Long Beach Votes to Export Coal and PetKoch

In a 9-0 vote, the Council voted "yay" to export both coal and petroleum coke to the global market - namely Asia - out of Pier G to the tune of 1.7 million tons per year.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

'Marijuana legalization could result in increased economic inequality'

CORVALLIS, Ore. The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon Government, Corvallis, OR

OregonLive.com

Oregon's post offices are saved, but what about the Postal Service? Editorial

A few years ago, the U.S. Postal Service gave Oregonians a fright when it announced a plan to shut down unprofitable post offices, most of them rural.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, Post, OR, Opinion

OregonLive.com

Oregonian Speaker Series: Reporter Noelle Crombie talks about Washington's marijuana industry and implications for Oregon

If you've been following Washington's experiment with legal marijuana, you've probably heard it's been a bumpy ride since the Evergreen State launched its recreational cannabis industry last month.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Downtown (Portland, OR)

The Oregonian

Concerts, musical, outdoor movies, dance concert: Things to do in the Oregon City area

On the Rocks, an entertaining male A'capella group from the University of Oregon, will perform Aug. 27 at Meinig Memorial Park in Sandy.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, University of Oregon, Sandy, OR, Clackamas, OR, Medicine, Nursing

Triple Pundit

Coal Export Terminal Plan Nixed by Oregon Agency

And then were two. Oregon's Department of State Lands on Monday denied an Ambre Energy proposal to transport coal by rail to a Port of Morrow, Oregon terminal for eventual export to China and other Asian markets.

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Related Topix: Clatskanie, OR

The Newberg Graphic

Cider thirst grows; apples in hot demand - Thursday, 21 August 2014 07:00

Two 500-gallon, stainless steel tanks nicknamed Geraldine and Boris made the temporary switch this summer from grape juice to apple juice.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Portland, OR, Hood River, OR, McMinnville, OR

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stumptown Footy

Thorns Lose Marshall to Torn ACL

Portland Thorns ironwomen Nikki Marshall suffered an torn ACL in Sunday's match against the Seattle Reign and will require surgery, Jamie Goldberg of The Oregonian reported this morning , after suffering the injury in the 27th minute.

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Related Topix: Health, ACL Injuries, Sports, US Soccer, Portland Timbers

K103

Movie "WILD" Starring Reese Witherspoon filmed in Oregon

Reese Witherspoon optioned Portland writer Cheryl Strayed's memoir weeks before it was published in 2012 and put it on a development fast track with her new production company, and she strongly connected with Strayed's account of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in the wake of her mother's death.

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Related Topix: Books, Wild

The Oregonian

Kelsey Grammer comes to Oregon to explore family history in 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Actor Kelsey Grammer has experienced both triumph and tragedy in his life, ranging from his award-winning work on the classic comedies, "Cheers," and "Frasier," to personal losses.

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Related Topix: Who Do You Think You Are?, Entertainment, Television, Frasier, Cheers, Comedy, Drama, Kelsey Grammer, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Movies

Willamette Week

Our Campaign Plans to Make the Marionberry the Oregon State Food

To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11, which would have made it Oregon's state berry, was pulled from the floor by then-House Agriculture Committee Chairman Brian Clem at the urging of well-connected Washington County farmer Larry Duyck, who grows the rival ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, David Wu, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Washington County, OR, Tillamook, OR

Business Journal

Do Oregonians have more money to spend this year?

The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No.

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Related Topix: IBM, Oregon Government

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