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12 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
The Twilight Room Annex will close for good tonight, owner Chris Penner said, after his bank accounts were seized in connection with a Bureau of Labor and Industries judgment.
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16 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene
When they read a study that suggested inmates who were visited by their families while in prison were significantly less likely to return to prison, officials in the Oregon Department of Corrections crunched their numbers and found about 60 percent of the state's inmates never received a visitor.
16 hrs ago | Statesman Journal
Yet in a number of such comparisons, compiled in the Oregon University System's new 2013 Fact Book, Oregon is an outlier, ranking higher than might be expected in some measures and lower in others.
It's unusual to see a statewide elected official take to social media to fight with the state's largest newspaper.
The Oregon Supreme Court issued a decision Thursday involving a TriMet advertising policy struck down by a lower court way back in 2008.
Reps. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, and Jim Thompson , R-Dallas, face two of the toughest primaries from challengers on the right.
Oregon enjoys an international reputation for progressive values which it no longer deserves.
PERS reform used to play to a nearly empty house. It roused public employees and partisan politicians who showed up for the fight, but it bored the general public who rarely took notice of what was at stake.
Radiologists, oncologists and other specialists showed up as receiving larger reimbursements in a recent federal Medicare data release.
The Sunset Strip Gentlemen's Club in Beaverton is on a local church's list - a cookie delivery list, that is.
Liz Dent has been named chief of the Oregon Department of Forestry's State Forests Division.
As of January, teenagers who successfully complete a state-approved driver education program will be spared the stress of a driving test by the DMV, and the programs are reporting increased enrollments since the rule change.
This past February, Basic Rights Oregon distributed polling results showing a record number of Oregonians support marriage equality, with 55 percent of respondents agreeing that every Oregon citizen should be able to marry whoever they love regardless of sexual orientation.
The only thing that makes Tax Day worse is finding out where exactly your tax dollars are going.
The sun sets on the tsunami dock removal at Agate State Beach, north of Newport in August 2012.
IT'S AN EMBARRASSMENT of riches for a state that recently went three decades without a vote on marijuana: This November, it's entirely possible you'll have the chance to vote on not one, not two, but three initiatives that would legalize pot.