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3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Who says 80 percent of Oregon's young people should go to college? They do

These proud students who each earned a medical degree and a Ph.D. from Oregon Health & Science University in 2013 exemplify what most Oregon high school students aspire to: earning at least one college degree and possibly two or more.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Oregon Health & Science University, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, US Governors

9 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

My View: Build bridges, but fix rest of infrastructure, too

There's been a lot of talk lately about building bridges in the Portland area. Clearly the need to solve the safety and congestion problems crossing the Columbia River hasn't gone away.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, Wheeler, OR, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

OregonLive.com

Oregon governor race: Republican Rep. Dennis Richardson answers questions posed by readers

August 20, 2014 - 2014 Republican candidate for governor Dennis Richardson with is wife, Cathy, in their home in Central Point, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Central Point, OR, US Governors, Lake Oswego, OR, Medford, OR

Switched

Facebook Is Quietly Making Friends With State Lawmakers Across The Country

Just hours after Facebook officially went public on the New York Stock Exchange on May 18, 2012, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill that granted the multibillion-dollar company an enormous tax break on its data center in Prineville, Oregon.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, US Governors, Prineville, OR, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Megan Irwin to head Oregon early learning division

Gov. John Kitzhaber has appointed Megan Irwin acting director of the state's early learning division.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kids, Family

Grist Magazine

Another coal export terminal bites the dust

In a blow to the struggling U.S. coal industry, yet another proposed coal export terminal on the West Coast has been turned down.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Marion County, IN

Forbes.com

The Huge, Neglected Opportunity For Proactive Medicine

In this Forbes post by Neil Versel , David Nash of the Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson School of Population Health offers a great, pithy summary of ObamaCare's strategy to reform U.S. healthcare: "No outcome, no income."

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Related Topix: US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Expected Oregon ruling could kill coal industry's hopes for exports to Asia

An Oregon state agency is expected to decide Monday whether developers can build a proposed coal export terminal, a ruling that would have broad ramifications for the coal industry's ability to tap into energy-hungry Asian markets.

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Related Topix: Boardman, OR, St. Helens, OR, US Governors

Fri Aug 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Was an Oregon law giving driver cards to the undocumented crafted 'behind closed doors'? PolitiFact Oregon Readers React

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill May 1, 2013 in Salem that would give driver cards to those who can't prove they are in the state legally.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, US News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Federal judge rules that insurers can't deny ABA therapy for treatment of autism

A federal judge in Oregon yesterday ruled that insurance providers cannot deny coverage of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for the treatment of autism.

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Willamette Week

State Finally Says It Will Tell Insurers to Cover Autism Treatment

WON VICTORY: Brenna Legaard and her husband, Scott Fournier, were one of two families who last week won a federal class-action lawsuit against Providence Heath Plan after the insurer refused to cover applied behavior analysis treatment for their 7-year-old son, identified in the suit as "A.F." Legaard says the treatment, which has helped their son, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors

Portland Tribune

Our Opinion: Intel invests in state's economic future

Intel Corp.'s plan to invest $100 billion in Washington County during the next 30 years resounded like an economic thunderclap.

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Related Topix: Washington County, OR, Oregon, Hillsboro, OR, US Governors, Opinion

KATU-TV Portland

Richardson raises $350,000 in a month in race for Oregon governor

State Rep. Dennis Richardson's campaign said Thursday that the Republican has raised $350,000 for his gubernatorial campaign in the last month.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Roseburg, OR, Rogue River, OR, Umpqua, OR

OpEdNews

Record Wildfires Spread From the American West to Northern Europe

The record wildfires devastating Oregon have forced the governor to address the issue of forest and ecosystem heath.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US News, Liberal Political News

OregonLive.com

Oregon education board assesses itself -- and comes up disappointed

The Oregon Education Investment Board, which met jointly with the Higher Education Coordinating Commission in March, has a huge mission to vastly improve Oregon education from preschool through college -- and board members are unhappy about some of how it's working so far.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, US Governors

Portland Tribune

Mark & Dave: Hales should include prayer discount with citya

According to a study by the Urban Institute, more than a third of Americans have large amounts of debt and unpaid bills that have been turned over to collection agencies.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Courier Mailer

What's the best way to clean up Oregon's coastline? Remove the source

It is time to ban human beings from Oregon's beaches. Our Pacific coast has 362 miles of glorious beaches, and people are wreaking havoc with the pristine magnificence of our beautiful shores.

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OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: Kitzhaber runs into the Oracle buzzsaw

The lead Oregon political news of August so far has been the $3.6 million in TV ads launched against Sen. Jeff Merkley by the political action committee run by the multibillionaire Koch brothers.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Oregon Government, Democrat, US Governors, Opinion

Local TV Station KTVZ

Miller appointed early to Bend judicial seat

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced Wednesday the appointment of Randy Miller to fill the vacancy on the Deschutes County Circuit Court created by the retirement of Judge Barbara Haslinger.

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Related Topix: Bend, OR, US Governors, Deschutes County, OR, Linfield College

The Washington Post

Even though members of both parties oppose this Oregon ballot...

Despite opposition from members of both parties, proponents of an Oregon ballot measure that would makes the state's primaries nonpartisan have raised more than $1 million.

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