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12 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

10-year-old homeless advocate spends weekend on the streets

A 10-year old Junction City boy camped with Eugene's homeless Friday for a night to get a first-hand experience of what homeless life is like.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR, US Governors, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Redwood Times

Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water; Karuk Tribe...

Cattle ranchers and American Indian tribes long at odds over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin signed an agreement Friday to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Governors, Hoopa, CA

OregonLive.com

Susan Nielsen: Beating GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby won't be brain surgery, either

Monica Wehby, the pediatric neurosurgeon aiming to unseat U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley , D-Ore., has a favorite line for her campaign ads and interviews.

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

American Society for Quality

Quality, Coordinated Medical Care Supports Cost-Cutting Efforts

There may be a silver lining to employers' move to high-deductible health plans: It is making medical providers more conscious of the need to control costs.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

OregonLive.com

Columbia River Crossing: Tab approaches $200 million after I-5 bridge projected shuttered

The clunky old I-5 bridges over the Columbia, with their drawbridge and traffic jams, will be with us for the foreseeable future after the CRC was killed off last month.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors

SFGate

Ranchers, Klamath tribes sign deal to share water

Members of the Klamath Tribes present Gov. John Kitzhaber with a blanket Friday, April 18, 2014, outside Chiloquin, Ore., during signing ceremonies for a water agreement between the tribes and cattle ranchers.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, US Governors, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jeff Merkley, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

My Mother Lode

Ranchers and Indians sign agreement to share water

Cattle ranchers and Indian tribes who long fought over scarce water in Oregon's Upper Klamath Basin have signed an agreement to share access to rivers and cooperate on restoring habitat for endangered fish the tribes hold sacred.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

OregonLive.com

Nesbitt: PERS reform goes prime time, for at least a few episodes

PERS reform used to play to a nearly empty house. It roused public employees and partisan politicians who showed up for the fight, but it bored the general public who rarely took notice of what was at stake.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement, Opinion

CIO

Report: Oracle Pushes Back Against Oregon Officials Over Troubled Health Care Site

Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn't fully operational.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Health Insurance, Health, Medicaid, US Governors

Tualatin Times

Council adopts yearlong ban on medical marijuana dispensaries - Thursday, 17 April 2014 01:00

Lake Oswego became one of more than 70 cities in Oregon to institute a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries, with the city council voting 6 to 1 Tuesday evening to approve a yearlong moratorium on licensed facilities.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Lake Oswego, OR, US Governors, Tualatin, OR

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Eugene Weekly

The Trailblazer

When David Evans checked his mail on March 22, what he found made him want to shout from the rooftops.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Eugene, OR, Springfield, OR, US Governors

Portland Tribune

Happy Valley bans marijuana, considers Climate Smart plans

Happy Valley City Council reached an informal consensus at its Tuesday evening work session to have city staffers continue to meet with property owners who are looking to de-annex from the city of Damascus and become part of Happy Valley.

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Related Topix: Happy Valley, OR, Marijuana, US Governors

OregonLive.com

Gov. John Kitzhaber picks up $25,000 for re-election campaign from Eli Broad

Gov. John Kitzhaber gets a sizable campaign donation as he gears up to run for an unprecedented fourth term.

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The Oregonian

Oregon Youth Authority staffers and at-risk youth push statewide food drive

Volunteers with the Oregon Food Bank Network, seen here in a 2012 file photo, donate millions of hours of their time each year.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, US Governors

Tue Apr 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Secretary of state ducked when Damascus asked for help: Editorial

Secretary of State Kate Brown listens to Gov. John Kitzhaber speak to the Oregon Business Plan Leadership Summit at the Oregon Convention Center in December.

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The Miami Herald

New Cover Oregon director reins in spending

A turnaround expert brought in to fix Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange is clamping down on spending and who can make financial decisions as he tries to get Cover Oregon back on track.

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OregonLive.com

West Linn City Council enacts medical marijuana moratorium

Gov. John Kitzhaber in March signed a bill that allows cities and counties to enact one-year moratoriums on the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Marijuana, West Linn, OR

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Dissident Voice

Forty is the New 65 - And Stick that in Your 401

I've been meaning to fix up the bio-sketch below. Certainly, fix the age 56, since I hit 57 two months ago.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

OregonLive.com

Some tax day advice on tax reform: Editorial Agenda 2014

April 15 is the Internal Revenue Service deadline for filing annual tax returns, and a good time to reflect on the need for tax reform.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Oregon, Oregon Government, US Governors, Washington County, OR, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Business Insurance

Coordinated medical delivery supports employers' health care cost-cutting efforts

There may be a silver lining to employers' move to high-deductible health plans: It is making medical providers more conscious of the need to control costs.

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Related Topix: US Governors

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