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53 min ago | The Pordland Mercury

Taking Control

IT'S ILLEGAL in Oregon for anyone with a criminal record or commitment to a mental health institution to own firearms.


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5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

APNewsBreak: Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

In this July 11, 2014 photo, patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Aloha, OR, US Governors

6 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Murmurs: All The News You Can Fit Into An Illegal Cab.

One of Oregon's most prominent African-American officials has left Gov. John Kitzhaber 's office after just six months on the job, and no one will say why.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Immigration activists hold rally to 'welcome' children to Portland

Immigration activists held a demonstration in downtown Portland on Tuesday to welcome unaccompanied child immigrants rumored to be arriving in Portland within the next few weeks.

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Bellingham Herald

Army Corps defends refusal to release coal review

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Papak said in a Portland, Oregon, courtroom on Tuesday that he must decide whether the Corps' documents show their internal deliberations about the Morrow Pacific coal export terminal in Boardman, Oregon.


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KVAL-TV Eugene

Initiative to legalize marijuana will go on Oregon ballot in November

Oregon voters will be deciding this year whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.


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The Oregonian

Former top Cover Oregon official won $67,000 settlement after threatening lawsuit

Triz delaRosa, left, speaks with former Cover Oregon executive director Rocky King and Amy Fauver, the exchange's communications director in March 2013.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Oregon Business Plan is paying dividends

New jobs data tells a now familiar story about steady improvement in Oregon. Coming out of the great recession, the national economy is undergoing an uneven recovery, but there are strong signs of growth throughout Oregon.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, US Governors, Opinion

Willamette Week

Gov. John Kitzhaber's Top Spokeswoman Leaves After Six Months on the Job

Gov. John Kitzhaber has shaken up his public-relations staff: His top spokeswoman is gone from his office in the midst of a re-election campaign.


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Portland superintendent may deserve raise, but 33 percent is outlandish: Editorial

Portland schools Superintendent Carole Smith earns $193,000. The Portland School Board is considering a raise that would bring her salary to $257,000.


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Dennis Richardson wins Independent Party nomination over John Kitzhaber for Oregon governor

Dennis Richardson and Gov. John Kitzhaber before Friday's debate before the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association in Salem.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Star Tribune

Family spokesman: Vic Atiyeh, two-term Republican governor of Oregon, dies at age 91

Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.


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KVAL-TV Eugene

Oregon fire crews fight nearly 200 square miles of wildfire

Smoke from the Bear Butte 2 fire, burning in the Sunflower Complex about 10 miles north of Monument, Ore.


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PNW fires create burning hell-military and hotshot teams come from across U.S.

Resources in Washington and Oregon are stretched to the limit for battling the multiple blazes that have popped up in both states in the last two weeks.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military, US Air Force, Fire, US Governors

KATU-TV Portland

'Your Voice, Your Vote:' Analyzing Oregon governor's debate

Former state representative and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith and Lewis and Clark Law School professor and U.S. Senate candidate Jim Huffman join KATU's Brian Wood Sunday, July 20 in analyzing the gubernatorial debate Friday between Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and his challenger Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson.


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The Island Packet

Left sees way to get past Oregon Senate roadblock

Sen. Betsy Johnson, a conservative Democrat from Scappoose who's willing to buck her party and its interest groups, has joined with Republicans on several key votes to deprive advocates of their needed Senate majority.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Portland Tribune

Daimler breaks ground on new HQ

Daimler Trucks North America has begun construction of its new $150 million headquarters on Swan Island with a ceremonial groundbreaking Friday.


Related Topix: US Governors, Arts, Architectural Design

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KXL-AM Portland

First Governora s Debate In Salem

Salem, Oregon - Incumbent Governor John Kitzhaber and Republcan challenger, State Representative Dennis Richardson held their first debate in Salem today.


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KVAL-TV Eugene

Oregon wildfires stretch resources thin

Fire crews from around the country have been dispatched to Oregon as 15 large fires burned across more than 565 square miles of timber, rangeland and grass on Friday, stretching resources thin.


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Oracle, state lawyers discuss possible settlement over Cover Oregon health exchange debacle

Litigators for Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, shown at her swearing-in ceremony, met with Oracle Tuesday to see if a lawsuit brewing over Cover Oregon can be averted.


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