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12 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Why corporations are seeking inversions

Burger King struck an $11 billion deal to buy Tim Hortons that would create the world's third largest fast-food company.

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Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Life, Food, Fast Food, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 31, 2014

OregonLive.com

Americans have a moral obligation to tackle climate change now: Guest opinion

My children's names are Aaron and Norah. Aaron is a somewhat serious 9-yr-old who likes to build things and tease his sister.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

The Oregonian

Obama, Cameron, Wyden confront gut-check moment on ISIS: Spy Games Update

Western leaders including U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon, British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama find themselves faced with a new threat in ISIS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Businesses excel at minimizing taxes

A pharmaceutical company moved its headquarters to Ireland, sharply reducing its tax rate.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: Senate has had enough of CIA snooping

Unlike his close ally in pursuing intelligence abuses, Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, Ron Wyden has not yet called for CIA Director John Brennan to quit or be fired.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Dianne Feinstein, Opinion

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Oregonian

Director of much-criticized Roseburg VA Medical Center will retire

The director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center said she will retire in January after three friction-filled years at the facility.

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Related Topix: Roseburg, OR, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Douglas County, OR

OregonLive.com

Sen. Ron Wyden needs wiggle room to deliver O&C legislation: Editorial

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., hopes to produce a forest policy bill that would increase timber harvests on federal Oregon and California Railroad lands.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Peter DeFazio, US House of Representatives, Representative Kurt Schrader, Greg Walden, Republican, Oregon, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

OregonLive.com

Don't blame economic problems on trade: Editorial Agenda 2014

Automobiles have long been a key import at the Port of Portland, but the Port has begun to handle vehicle exports as well.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Perot Sys, Computers, IT Services, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Outsourcing, Washington County, OR, Opinion

jdsupra.com

Tax Policy Issues Prepare for a Rumble on the Gridiron

The clock is running out on the 113th Congress. While the calendar says we are not quite at the two-minute warning, with a truncated September congressional schedule and the campaign season taking up much of the fall, the final whistle is closer than you may think.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orrin Hatch, Eric Cantor

Portland Tribune

Sources Say: Mudslinging comes early and often in Oregon races

The email campaigns in the Oregon U.S. Senate and governor races have reached a fevered pitch, with more than two months still to go before the Nov. 4 general election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Senator Wyden: Federal legislation to improve oil train safety may be needed

PORTLAND, Ore. - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and outspoken advocate for improving oil train safety, has repeatedly criticized loopholes in the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed safety rules.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Brammo plans to keep jobs in Rogue Valley

Eight months after Brammo, Inc. moved into its cavernous new quarters, the message is clear - the electric motorcycle maker has room to grow in multiple directions.

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Related Topix: Brammo Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Brammo Enertia, Brammo, Ducati Motorcycle, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Senator Wyden: Federal legislation to improve oil train safety may be needed

PORTLAND, Ore. - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat and outspoken advocate for improving oil train safety, has repeatedly criticized loopholes in the U.S. Department of Transportation's proposed safety rules.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Times-Standard

Supervisors wait for next move in Klamath Basin agreement

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors had a brief discussion Tuesday on what the next step will be in trying to keep the county involved with the process of the proposed Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement after the federal government denied funding a position for that purpose.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, Humboldt County, CA, Trinidad (Washington, DC), Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Klamath-River, CA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Clackamas Review

Merkley gets nurses' endorsement

Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley has the endorsement of the Oregon Nurses Association in his second-term bid against Republican Monica Wehby, a physician from Portland.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, US Supreme Court, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health

Forbes.com

Tax Inversions: Banks Are Making Millions

I write for a world filled with confusion and self-interest. If you agree that people search for simple, straight-forward and unbiased analysis follow along as we "Make Cents" of topics ranging from the economy , the world of investing, and financial planning .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Estate Planning, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Financial Services

The Oregonian

Ron Wyden: Federal legislation to increase oil train safety may be needed

Portland Fire Chief Erin Janssens listens as Sen. Ron Wyden talks at an oil train safety meeting earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon, Senator Jeff Merkley, North Dakota Government, North Dakota

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Albina Head Start lands $18M in tax credits

Sen. Ron Wyden appeared at the announcement this morning that Albina Head Start would receive $18 million in New Market Tax Credits.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Albina (Portland, OR), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids

Christian Science Monitor

Will the Treasury Department put a stop to US corporate inversions?

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks at the 5th Annual Making Home Affordable Summit in June.

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Related Topix: US News, US Treasury, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Republican, Senator Chuck Schumer

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Times-Standard

Humboldt County supervisors grapple with funding for Klamath dam analyst

During its Tuesday meeting, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss its options on how to keep up on a proposed Klamath dam removal project after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation denied providing funds for a county position to serve that purpose.

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Related Topix: Klamath, CA, Humboldt County, CA, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Klamath-River, CA, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Blue Lake, CA

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