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2 hrs ago | 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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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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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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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, Opinion

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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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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A change in state law furthers Gov. John Kitzhaber's education reform efforts, clarifying who can participate in dual college credit courses - and helping more students to do so.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, US Governors, Education Etc., Oregon

The Oregonian

Wind Turbines, the new icon of Pacific Northwest landscape; An Appreciation of Oregon

There's more than talk now about bringing offshore wind farms to the West Coast and Oregon is at he heart of the deal.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US Governors, Coos Bay, OR, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Morrow County, OR, Gilliam County, OR

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Oregonian

The 'most intriguing' revote is in: John Kitzhaber or Shawn Cleave?

Voting in our "most intriguing" Oregon political figures continues, and many in the running have ties to Oregon's Capitol.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Oregon

The Oregonian

Comcast and Kitzhaber: Cable giant donates to Oregon governor's re-election campaign

Media giant Comcast has contributed $15,000 to Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's re-election campaign through three of its entities, according to disclosure reports filed Friday afternoon .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Oregon, US Governors, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen)

The Oregonian

Gladstone adds year-long moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries to existing ban

The Gladstone City Council this week extended its prohibition of medical marijuana dispensaries with the adoption of a year-long moratorium.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Gladstone, OR, US Governors, Wilsonville, OR, Oregon City, OR, Milwaukie, OR

OregonLive.com

Patients, owners of open medical marijuana dispensaries worried about future if Clackamas County moratorium passes

The Clackamas County commissioners' proposed medical marijuana facilities one-year ban could put already operating dispensaries in the county out of business for good.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Clackamas County, OR, Portland, OR, Gladstone, OR, US Governors, Oregon City, OR

The Oregonian

Damascus residents gear up for secession with grassroots neighborhood rally celebrating House Bill 4029

Hank Brown, left, stands with Jim Syring, right, and other neighborhood activists at a rally to educate Damascus residents on the deannexation process under House Bill 4029.

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The Oregonian

'Most intriguing': The Oregonian's political team picks its Sweet 16

The Oregonian's politics team selected a rather different group of "most intriguing" political figures than readers did , as the contest moves to the Sweet 16. The lack of more overlap may be partly explained by a bad case of voter fraud in Wednesday's voting, in which some players conned the system and voted more than 100 times for their favorite.

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

Stars and Stripes

Keep Oregon National Guard from going to Afghanistan, antiwar groups tell governor

Lt. Col. Kevin Dial, commander, 1249th Engineer Battalion, Oregon Army National Guard, and Command Sgt.

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