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3 min ago | Cybercast News Service

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

3 min ago | ABC News

Oregon Sues Oracle Over Failed Health Care Website

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

3 min ago | Daily Reporter

Oregon sues Oracle Corp. over state's troubled Cover Oregon health insurance exchange

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

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Related Topix: Oregon, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

Legalized marijuana: effect on teens looms large in Oregon campaign

Washington state regulates sales of recreational marijuana and Oregon is considering legalizing recreational pot.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon, Family, Teenagers, Kids

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Special Report: After health reform uncertainty, more of the same

Mel Rader , executive director of the nonprofit Upstream Public Health, called Medicaid expansion a "great moral victory" for Oregon, but "there is still a hell of a lot of confusion."

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Oregon

10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Oregon Refused Coal Export Facility - Vancouver Port Will Ship It Instead

In our globalized world trade system, if the environment destroyers are stopped from doing bad things in one place, they can always find another place that's willing to do their dirty work.

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Related Topix: Canada, Oregon, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Beaverton Valley Times

Kitzhaber gets Working Families nod

Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber now has the nomination of the Working Families Party, the first time it has designated a candidate for governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kitzhaber, Oregon

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Filbert or hazelnut? Oregonians debate the name of the Nutella nut

Early this week came the news that a frost had damaged the hazelnut crop in Turkey, which produces 70 percent of the world's supply of hazelnuts.

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OregonLive.com

Who says 80 percent of Oregon's young people should go to college? They do

These proud students who each earned a medical degree and a Ph.D. from Oregon Health & Science University in 2013 exemplify what most Oregon high school students aspire to: earning at least one college degree and possibly two or more.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Health & Science University, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

OSU expert: Legal marijuana's fiscal impact hazy

The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Oregon, Oregon State University

Business Journal

Do Oregonians have more money to spend this year?

The most recent data on personal income growth in the U.S. has two states claiming the No.

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Related Topix: Oregon, IBM

The Oregonian

Jeff Merkley commercial sparks debate over his claims on fighting China trade practices

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley released a new TV commercial Tuesday on China's trade practices that quickly plunged him into a debate with Republican rival Monica Wehby over whether he's accomplished much on the issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Oregon

The Oregonian

'The Simpsons' marathon on FXX: What episodes are you eager to see again?

Fans of "The Simpsons" will be in heaven when the 552-episode "Simpsons" marathon airs every "Simpsons" episode ever, Aug. 21-Sept.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Animated TV, The Simpsons, Entertainment, Television, Oregon, Movies

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Ashland Daily Tidings

Scam demands tax payments by phone Updated at

Scam artists are calling under the guise of state revenue or IRS agents and scamming people out of money, the Oregon Department of Revenue reported.

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Related Topix: Tax, Oregon, Personal Finance, Social Security

OregonLive.com

Oregon Retirement Savings Task Force shows appropriate caution: Editorial

The Oregon Retirement Savings Task Force, created by the 2013 Legislature , released its draft report earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Opinion

Business Journal

After leading nation in tobacco sales to kids, Oregon finds a fix

The retailer violation rate for sales to kids hit 16.3 percent in the past year, down from 22.5 percent the year before, when it was the highest in the country, according to the Oregon Health Authority.

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The Oregonian

Marijuana news: Former Oregon addictions expert appears in new legalization ad

Oregonians are going to hear a lot about marijuana legalization thanks to at least $2.3 million in TV advertising planned for the fall, Oregonian senior political writer Jeff Mapes reports .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Oregon, Marijuana

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The La Grande Observer

Our View: Signs the least the state can do

If there can be a feel-good story revolving around a vicious conflict that consumed more than 57,000 American lives, the effort by local veterans groups to raise funds to place signs along Interstate 84 that designate the highway as the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway fits the bill.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bad news for Big Coal: Oregon rejects proposed export terminal

Oregon has rejected Ambre Energy's plan for barging coal down the Columbia River to be exported to China, the fourth Northwest shipment terminal project to bite the dust.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Bellingham, WA, Longview, WA, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

BlueOregon

State of Oregon Denies Ambre Coal Export Permit

Huge news, buried in a calendar of decisions. The line from Oregon's Department of State Lands said simply this : The requested permit was for a removal/fill permit to allow the construction of a huge coal export terminal, owned by Australian-owned Ambre Energy.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregonia, OH, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

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