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15 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Labor Day speeches should focus on middle-class opportunity: Editorial

It is Labor Day weekend and it's an election year, so expect to hear pronouncements about the value of laborers and importance of shoring up the middle class.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

22 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

Gubernatorial candidates accused each other of not being sufficiently supportive of issues important to women, and Republican Dennis Richardson grabbed some big checks from the timber industry.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Motley Fool

Oracle Corporation Is On the Wrong End of a $5.5 Billion Obamacare Fiasco

The two sides tried to play nice for months after it had become clear the partnership would not lead to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber recently insisted that Oracle "missed deadlines" in developing the website, delivered a product that had "many bugs in the system that still remain to be fixed," and that Oracle's work was "regularly incomplete, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, US Governors, Lawrence Ellison

Portland Tribune

Both sides critical of dock funding denial

Both sides have criticized the Oregon Transportation Commission in connection with its denial of $2 million for rebuilding a dock at the Port of St. Helens to accommodate ocean-going ships - and potential coal exports to Asia.

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Related Topix: Oregon, St. Helens, OR, US Governors, Scappoose, OR, Nehalem, OR, Rainier, OR

Baker City Herald

Let voters decide on pot shops

We agree with Baker City Police Chief Wyn Lohner that the City Council should start discussing the regulation of marijuana stores, even though the city's current ban on medical marijuana outlets continues until May 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: Baker City, OR, Marijuana, US Governors, Baker County, OR, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Medical News

Washington state exchange confronts persistent technical problems

Officials for the state's online health marketplace also ask lawmakers to increase the cap on general fund money they can use for marketing.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Healthcare Law, Law, Oregon, Oregon Government, Health Insurance, Health, US Governors

South County Spotlight

Panel to consider Oregon statues in U.S. Capitol

Gov. John Kitzhaber has stepped into a debate about who should represent Oregon in the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. He issued an executive order creating a nine-member panel to consider whether the current statues should be replaced, who should be substituted instead, and what to do with the statues that may return ... (more)

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors

Willamette Week

Lars Larson Files Elections Complaint Against Portland Fire Bureau for Gov. John Kitzhaber Ad

Yesterday, Portland Fire & Rescue released a public service announcement featuring Gov. John Kitzhaber talking about the importance of knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Oregon

Fox News

Coal industry dealt another setback as Oregon blocks export plan - will feds help?

The coal industry has been dealt another blow after a state agency in Oregon denied a key permit for a controversial terminal, marking the latest salvo in an escalating fight between coal exporters and fossil-fuel loathing environmentalists on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Conservative Political News

South County Spotlight

Gateway Green gives East Portland an off-road park

Park lovers in East Portland got a big win this week when the city announced plans for a new off-road bike facility at Gateway Green.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, East Portland (Portland, OR), Maywood Park (Portland, OR), Gilbert (Portland, OR), US Governors

The Oregonian

Cover Oregon turnaround consultant's bills grew to $600,000-plus as exchange obstacles multiplied

As Clyde Hamstreet, the corporate turnaround expert hired to lead Cover Oregon in April, wraps up his work he leaves behind a stabilized agency - and a hefty bill.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Portland Tribune

Foes of top-two primary organize

Oregon Democrats and Republicans may have little in common, but both major parties are part of a coalition opposed to changing Oregon's closed primary for nominating candidates.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors

OregonLive.com

Gov. John Kitzhaber stars in CPR training video after saving woman's life on Portland street

Gov. John Kitzhaber helped save a woman's life in downtown Portland in this photo provided to the media via KGW.

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OregonLive.com

Governor cheers as state spikes job-creating project: Editorial Agenda 2014

This illustration, from Ambre's environmental review, shows the area within the Port of Morrow at which Ambre Energy would like to build a dock.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Clatskanie, OR, Umatilla, OR, Opinion

Portland Tribune

Mark & Dave: Maybe Amazon's drones could deliver pot

The mayor's office enlisted the aid of a task force whose mission it will be to develop a plan for tiny houses on city-owned land for the homeless to call home.

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Related Topix: Clatsop County, OR, Marijuana, US Governors, Wedding

The Oregonian

Two Oregon timber families donate $150,000 to Republican Dennis Richardson campaign

Rep. Dennis Richardson, R-Central Point, received campaign contributions totaling $150,000 from two different Oregon timber companies in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, Lyons, OR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Portland Tribune

Appeals court: Foes of same-sex marriage can't intervene

A federal appeals court has dismissed the last pending defenders of Oregon's ban against marriage by same-sex couples, a ban struck down by a federal judge three months ago.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Oregon, Oregon Government, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, US Governors

Local TV Station KTVZ

Timber co. donors boost Richardson campaign

The Republican nominee for governor said two weeks ago that his campaign raised $350,000 over a one-month period, but his aides declined to disclose the donors.

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The Oregonian

Did Gov. Kitzhaber keep his word when he promised to support a cigarette tax increase? PolitiFact Oregon

Gov. John Kitzhaber said he would support a cigarette tax if one were passed by the Legislature.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Oregon

OregonLive.com

Intel's tax breaks: Historic 30-year deal approved by Hillsboro, Washington County

The Washington County Board of Commissioners and the Hillsboro City Council hold a joint meeting to vote on an historic, 30-year deal granting massive tax breaks to Intel.

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

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