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4 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Radiologists, oncologists and other specialists showed up as receiving larger reimbursements in a recent federal Medicare data release.
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8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
The Sunset Strip Gentlemen's Club in Beaverton is on a local church's list - a cookie delivery list, that is.
12 hrs ago | Statesman Journal
Liz Dent has been named chief of the Oregon Department of Forestry's State Forests Division.
16 hrs ago | Medford Mail Tribune
As of January, teenagers who successfully complete a state-approved driver education program will be spared the stress of a driving test by the DMV, and the programs are reporting increased enrollments since the rule change.
This past February, Basic Rights Oregon distributed polling results showing a record number of Oregonians support marriage equality, with 55 percent of respondents agreeing that every Oregon citizen should be able to marry whoever they love regardless of sexual orientation.
The only thing that makes Tax Day worse is finding out where exactly your tax dollars are going.
The sun sets on the tsunami dock removal at Agate State Beach, north of Newport in August 2012.
IT'S AN EMBARRASSMENT of riches for a state that recently went three decades without a vote on marijuana: This November, it's entirely possible you'll have the chance to vote on not one, not two, but three initiatives that would legalize pot.
Jennifer Noonan, 23, and her children, Taima Willeto , 5, and Wenona Willeto, 3, receive cash assistance for needy families, food stamps and a federal housing voucher.
Steve Huter, director of an Internet resource center at the University of Oregon, talks with Senegalese officials about plans to expand Internet access there.
Kristina Olvera wants to enjoy the simple pleasures of crossing her legs when she sits, applying eyeliner and pouting her lips.
Volunteers with the Oregon Food Bank Network, seen here in a 2012 file photo, donate millions of hours of their time each year.
'I've got to figure out how much money comes in and goes out,' Hamstreet said, 'because money drives everything - even in government.'
Contrary to what Scott Maxwell writes in his Sunday column, "On schools, taxes, beer, give 'em hugs - or give 'em hell," expanding Medicaid will not "save lives and generate tens of thousands of jobs."
Ali Sacash-Johnson of Vancouver holds her daughter as they shop at Mother Nature's, a green baby store in Southeast Portland.
Portland Police Officer James Escobar and Reserve Officer John Kirby collect guns during a firearms turn-in for Ceasefire Oregon in 2011.
In Creating Good Work: The World's Leading Social Entrepreneurs Show How to Build a Healthy Economy , I brought together some of the world's foremost social innovators to share with others how to make social entrepreneurship work.