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Saturday Aug 23 | BlueOregon

Merkley & Wyden take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Here's Senator Jeff Merkley on Thursday night accepting the challenge from Beaverton's Mayor Denny Doyle -- and passing it along to Senator Ron Wyden and Treasurer Ted Wheeler: And here's Senator Wyden on Friday night accepting that challenge with three of his kids, and passing it along to the Oregon Duck mascot -- and, well, U of O alums ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, US House of Representatives, Representative Kurt Schrader, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Oregon

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Iraqi translator who aided US military granted visa to come to States

In this file photo from April 23, 2006, an unidentified Iraqi translator translates procedures during a neighborhood patrol between Iraqi police with a special weapons and tactics team and U.S. Army soldiers in Mosul, Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Army, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Columbian

In Our View: Restoring the River

At 1,253 miles long, the Columbia River winds its way through the Pacific Northwest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, Republican, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Reuters

PROFILE-Oregon lawmaker will not let Fed forget to tackle commodities

Just over a year ago, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley was looking for a place to make a bold statement about his latest crusade: taking Wall Street's traders to task for gaming commodity markets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Marketing, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Boston Herald

Trailing POTUS on vacation detail is usually much ado about nothing

They trail in vans or buses, chronicling the steps of the president email by email, often not allowing even the smallest of details to escape their updates.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Tierney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Tigard Times

Sources Say: Propaganda, not partisanship, may be coming into play

In the increasingly heated race for U.S. Senate, Republican Monica Wehby has launched an attack against Democratic incumbent Jeff Merkley - she's accusing him of being partisan.

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

Sat Aug 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

Getting it right in sullied Portland Harbor: Editorial Agenda 2014

So-called "upland" work along the Willamette River, overseen by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, seeks to ensure contaminants on land or in groundwater will not seep into the river, a portion of which is scheduled in 2017 for an ambitious cleanup.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, John Kitzhaber, Opinion

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Beaverton Valley Times

Sources Say: Let's hear it for taxes and wedded commissioners

Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick were applauded by those attending a transportation forum Monday for completely different reasons.

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Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Portland State University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Health Data Management

Bill Authorizes Value-Based Medicare Advantage Demo

Hot HIT Start-Ups : A public-private partnership sponsored by New York state, the nonprofit New York e-Health Collaborative , and the Partnership Fund for New York City, the investment arm of the city's leading business organization, earlier this month picked seven healthcare start-ups to participate in the New York Digital Health Accelerator ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, Representative Diane Black, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 04, 2014

OregonLive.com

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales wants highway tolls: 5 takeaways from...

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales used a transportation forum sponsored by U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Monday to discuss his support for tolling the region's highways.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oregon, Portland State University

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