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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Clackamas Review

Review starts of rules for oil trains

Prompted by a surge in crude-oil shipments through Oregon, a state committee began Tuesday to review changes in the rules governing railroad movements of hazardous materials.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Train Disaster, US Governors, Newberg, OR

Washington Examiner

Under assault from Big Green, coal is fighting back

When Oregon regulators killed plans for Columbia River coal export docks Aug. 18, Big Green redirected its minions and money northward to the decisive battlefield: Cherry Point, Wash., and the proposed $600 million Pacific Gateway Terminal for shipping 48 million tons of Powder River Basin coal annually from Montana , Wyoming and North Dakota to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, North Dakota, US Governors, Washington, Washington Government, Canada

OregonLive.com

As Oregon meets to strengthen oil train disclosure, BNSF questions media's presence

Columbia River Gorge fire chiefs learned mile-long oil trains moved through their communities not from railroads but because of this April photo by an amateur photographer.

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The Oregonian

Three debates scheduled for Gov. John Kitzhaber and Rep. Dennis Richardson; Working Families Party gives nod, Oregon governor race

Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican Rep. Dennis Richardson have scheduled three debates; dates for two more have yet to be nailed down.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, Oregon Government, Central Point, OR, Medford, OR

OregonLive.com

Clarendon Regional Early Learning Center highlights increasing attention to pre-kindergarten classes

Eileen Isham, the co-director of Head Start programs at Portland Public Schools, peeks into a room at the new Clarendon Regional Early Learning Center.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kids, Family, Parenting

The Oregonian

Feds back down from directive that undermined Oregon Health Plan reforms

John Kitzhaber's reforms to the Oregon Health Plan recently received good news from the federal government, averting fears the state would have to drop creative efforts to cut costs.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, US Governors, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Sherwoodgazette.com

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Sherwood School District Superintendent Heather Cordie was recently appointed by Gov. John Kitzhaber to serve on the Oregon Educators Benefit Board.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Columbian

Results of ILWU vote on contract expected Tuesday

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Tuesday is expected to announce the results of votes taken by its local units on whether to ratify a tentative contract agreement with Northwest grain terminal operators.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), US Governors

Willamette Week

Gov. John Kitzhaber Looks to Remake SAIF Board

He's now seeking to remake SAIF's top decision making body, nominating three new members to the five-member board.

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