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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

California dreamin': 1 million electric vehicles in 10 years

The California Legislature sent a bill to Gov. Jerry Brown to put 1 million electric vehicles on the road in the coming decade.


Related Topix: California, California Government, US Governors, Jerry Brown, Oregon Government

4 hrs ago |

Oregonians should support driver card measure: Editorial endorsement

Gov. John Kitzhaber waits before being introduced at a May Day rally at the State Capitol in 2013.


Related Topix: John Kitzhaber, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration, Oregon Government, Opinion

6 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Lockdown ends at eastern Oregon prison after deadly shooting of inmate

Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution returned to normal operations on Tuesday after a four-day lock down that followed the first shooting death of a state prisoner in decades .


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution, Prison

6 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Oregon prison ends lockdown after inmate shooting

The state Department of Corrections said a lockdown has ended and visiting will resume Wednesday at the Eastern Oregon Correctional institution.


Related Topix: Oregon Government

8 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Will low turnout plague November election?

Oregon's voter participation rate hit a near record low for the modern era in the May primary.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, US News

12 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

Is that a fee or 'rent'? Sewer line fight roils - Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:00

The battle over a new compulsory fee may be won in a circuit court hearing Sept.


Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, Clackamas County, OR, West Linn, OR

16 hrs ago | USA Today

Thrillist ranks Oregon beer No. 1 in quality, quantity

Bring on the brew lovers. Oregon has come in first place in the U.S. for its beer.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer

19 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Oregon has one of nation's worst school absenteeism rates, contributing to mediocre reading and math skills, study says

The two empty spots in the middle of Diane Coughlin's sophomore English class at Banks High School stand out.


Related Topix: Oregon Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Republican protesters interrupt Gov. John Kitzhaber as he praises unions at Labor Day picnic

A Republican activist holds up a sign criticizing Gov. John Kitzhaber on the issue of equal pay for women.


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

KXL-AM Portland

Carjacking Suspect Shot By Police

PORTLAND, OREGON Over 100 Portland Police officers swarmed a Northeast Portland Neighborhood this morning.


The Oregonian

Parties, celebrations, concerts. plays, poetry, classes, art shows: Clackamas County and...

Canby Main Street will host the second annual Kiss Summer Goodbye dance party on Sept.


Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Canby, OR, Portland, OR, Aurora, OR, Boring, OR

American Thinker

Should Medicare cover end-of-life discussions between patients and doctors?

Should the government pay for end-of-life consultations with doctors once a year? Many on the right fear a slippery slope where such discussions could someday encourage patients to reject advanced care options which might prolong life.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Medicine, Law, Medicare, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Palliative Care

Mark Katches named new editor of The Oregonian and VP of Oregonian Media Group

Mark Katches, a nationally recognized leader of investigative and enterprise journalism, has been named vice president of content for the Oregonian Media Group and editor of The Oregonian.


Related Topix: Journalism

Photo of wrong mushroom appears with story about matsutake season opening

This is a photo of a matsutake mushroom. The commercial harvest season for the matsutake opens in four national forests in Oregon following the Labor Day weekend.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Utah football 2014: ex-Utes star Jake Murphy cut by Oakland Raiders

He is the son of baseball legend Dale Murphy . He was a player on the Utah Utes football team who himself was destined for greatness.


The Oregonian

Common Core test, Smarter Balanced, looms large over Oregon schools

Fifth-grader Nora Meier uses a tablet computer to record information she and a partner gathered from third-graders at Lewis Elementary.


Local TV Station KTVZ

Campaign Watch: The week in Oregon politics

Gubernatorial candidates accused each other of not being sufficiently supportive of issues important to women, and Republican Dennis Richardson grabbed some big checks from the timber industry.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Gordon Smith, Republican, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

Ore. Man Hurt Saving Dog From Mobile Home Fire

A man re-entered a Hillsboro mobile home after an electrical fire started trying to save a dog.


Central Oregon mountain bike riding made easy, one trail at a time

Books, maps and Internet sites make mountain biking sound glamorous, until you discover the trail you want to ride climbs 2,600 feet in five miles and drops back down through a lava flow.


Related Topix: Redmond, OR, Bend, OR, La Pine, OR, The Dalles, OR, Warm Springs, OR, Travel

ESPN College GameDay to be in Eugene for Oregon Ducks game against Michigan State

Every college football fan's favorite pregame show, ESPN College GameDay, will grace the campus of the University of Oregon on Saturday for the Oregon Ducks game against Michigan State.


Related Topix: University of Oregon


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