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1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.

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Related Topix: Portland General Electric, Energy, Global Warming, Powder River, WY, US Governors

1 hr ago | SanLuisObispo.com

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014 photo shows Boardman Coal Plant's wastewater lake in Boardman, Ore.

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Related Topix: Boardman, OR, Global Warming, Portland General Electric, Energy, US Governors

2 hrs ago | Keizertimes.com

Candidates spar in governor debate

The two candidates for governor sparred during their first debate last Friday, July 18 at the Salem Convention Center, as part of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association's annual summer conference.

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6 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Oregon governor issues oil train safety review

PORTLAND, Ore. - Gov. John Kitzhaber has released a statewide review of oil train safety that calls for an increase in state rail inspectors, more funding for training, and improved reporting and transparency.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Washington Times

States confident on Obamacare subsidies despite rulings of courts

States shifting to the federal Obamacare Web platform this year - and those trying to get away from it - are confident their consumers can get government subsidies to help them pay for health coverage, even if the courts uphold a ruling that restricts the tax credits to insurance exchanges established by a state.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tax, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Once toothless, Cover Oregon board tackles an uncertain future [The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 25--True believers in health care reform, the board of directors atop Cover Oregon made for convenient fall guys when the state insurance exchange imploded last fall -- even though they were set up to have scant influence on the agency they supposedly oversaw.

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

Bellingham Herald

Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

Republicans owned the Independent Party primary. And we now know the full slate of ballot measures for November.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US News, US Governors, Chris Dudley

BlueOregon

Once again, Oregon's Independent Party has pathetic primary, but could it be the last one?

The top story is that Rep. Dennis Richardson defeated Gov. John Kitzhaber by a margin of 677 votes to 413 votes for the gubernatorial nod.

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

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Class size initiative going to voters....

An initiative to require lower class sizes in Washington's public schools has qualified for the November general election ballot.

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Related Topix: Washington, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Immigration Reform, Snohomish County, WA

OregonLive.com

Gov. John Kitzhaber's oil train safety review sees statewide problems

An oil train safety review by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber shows the state has a lot to do before it can claim to be prepared for oil trains that are already crisscrossing Oregon.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Nike paid Knight confidant Howard Slusher $1.525 million for campus...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 25--Nike paid $1.525 million last year to longtime Phil Knight confidant Howard Slusher for his management of the company's World Headquarters expansion, the company disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike, Footwear, Oregon, MO, University of Oregon, Marketing, US Governors

KBND-AM Bend

Governor Kitzhaber Calls for Several Measures to Improve Oil Train Safety

Kitzhaber wants to increase state rail inspectors, wants more funding for training and wants improved reporting and transparency on crude oil and emergency response resources.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Graphic Video Warning: Un school in Gaza attacked; 16 dead

Israeli media say the country's Security Cabinet has unanimously rejected a U.S. proposal for a temporary pause in Israel-Hamas fighting.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, China, US Governors, Fire

KATU-TV Portland

50 children from Mexican border taken to Oregon

Gov. John Kitzhaber says the 50 immigrant children from the Mexican border who have been relocated this year in Oregon are welcome.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Kids, Family

News Max

US Data Show States That Got Most Immigrant Kids

States with established Central American immigrant communities have received the most children released to sponsors this year after being arrested unaccompanied at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to federal data released Thursday.

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Related Topix: Harris County, TX, US Governors

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Oregonian

Few children who illegally cross U.S.-Mexico border end up in Northwest, officials say

Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to Oregon, Washington state and Idaho over the past six months.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Governors

ABC News

Oregon Moves to Ban Smoking on Beaches

The move this week by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department follows an earlier ban on smoking at most other state park properties.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Oregon, US Governors, Travel

National Fisherman

Tangled webbing

This week, an Alaska Superior Court Judge overturned the state's decision to reject a ballot initiative that proposed to ban setnets in urban areas of the state .

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The Oregonian

Inside Oregon prisons: A look behind the razor wire

Inmates begin their lives behind bars with a bedroll and a towel, a set of denim clothes, a comb, a toothbrush, a bottle of shampoo, two bars of soap, deodorant, a pen, paper and a handbook of Department of Corrections rules.

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Related Topix: The Dalles, OR, Prison, US Governors

Portland Tribune

Sources Say: Richardson's lack of diversity could color campaign

During last week's debate for Oregon governor, Republican challenger Dennis Richardson admitted that as a state representative from Central Point he doesn't have a lot of experience with diversity.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, Oregon, African-American, US Governors, Wall Street, Crime Movies, Drama Movies

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