Multnomah County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Measure 92 loses by final margin of 837 votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Portland Tribune

    ... seven of the 36 counties - Multnomah, Lane, Jackson, Benton, Clatsop, Hood River and Lincoln. The vote in Multnomah County, Oregon's most populous, was 186,147 for and 111,383 against. Voters passed outright GMO bans in Jackson and Josephine ...

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  2. Portland police arrest 22-year-old man in connection with high school shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Raw Story

    ... in the incident. His identity and the charges he faces will be released after he is booked into the Multnomah County Jail, police said. Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said the shooting represented a "bad day" for a neighborhood that has worked to ...

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  3. Inefficient government spending: Letters to the EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | OregonLive.com

    Friday's Oregonian exposes this government report card: streetcar system cost overruns in the millions of dollars, another meeting to discuss the lack of a small business health exchange and $300 million wasted on Cover Oregon, an admission by Oregon Public School leaders that over 60 percent of kids will fail basic skill tests, unfair labor practice by the City Attorney, Multnomah County Health Department wasting thousands on political nonsense, and Washington County's clerical error resulting in no jurors available for trials.

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  4. 3 students wounded in shooting near Oregon schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | NWAonline

    ... in a separate shooting. A 5-year-old boy also was shot in the leg while playing at an apartment complex. A Multnomah County report on gang activity released in June said crime in the county that includes Portland actually decreased from 2005 to ...

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  5. Multnomah County approves new anti-gang coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | OregonLive.com

    One day before Portland police described a North Portland high school shooting as gang-related, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved using a federal grant to hire a new anti-gang coordinator. Friday's shooting sent three students from Rosemary Anderson High School to the hospital.

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  6. Four Injured in N. Portland School ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Skanner

    ... North Borthwick and Killingsworth Court, where the shooting took place. Police from the Fairview Police and Multnomah County Sheriff's office, as well as the ATF and FBI were on the scene alongside Portland Police. Portland Opportunities ...

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  7. New leaders set for Oregon legislative environmental committeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Portland Tribune

    ... after his predecessor as chairman, Jules Bailey of Portland, resigned earlier this year to become a Multnomah County commissioner. Co-chairmen are Sen. Richard Devlin, D-Tualatin, who's also Senate co-chairman of the full budget committee, and Rep. ...

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  8. Portland man accused of attempted murder in double stabbing, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Oregonian

    A 25-year-old man pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to an eight-count indictment that includes two counts of attempted murder. The Multnomah County indictment stems from the stabbing of two adults in a North Portland apartment just before midnight on Nov. 23, police said.

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  9. Does your sheriff have a mine-resistant vehicle? Military gear in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Oregonian

    ... took in gear valued at more than $3 million this year alone. 0: The amount of materiel that went to the Multnomah County Sheriff's office, one Portland area agency that was conspicuously absent from the list. The Portland Police Bureau received 44 ...

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  10. Oregon's Multnomah County approves $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Seattle Times

    The county Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to gradually increase the wage for the lowest-paid in the county labor force, such as on-call and temporary employees like election workers. The Oregonian reports about 150 now earn the county's current minimum wage of $11.99 an hour.

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  11. Multnomah County leads the way with a new $15/hr minimum wage for all county employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | BlueOregon

    It had been expected that the county would approve a new three-year contract with AFSCME Local 88 to make $15 the wage floor, but in a surprise move, County Chair Deborah Kafoury extended the new wage scale to all other non-union county employees, including temporary workers. That deal: A phased-in wage, with the county's minimum wage brought to $13 as of January, $14 beginning in July, and $15 in July 2016.

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  12. Pregnant Woman Fired For Taking Too Many Bathroom Breaks on the JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... clock out to use the restroom without an accident," the lawsuit states. The lawsuit was filed last month in Multnomah County. Steckmann is seeking $400,000 in damages, and an attorney for the company did not comment. Sign up for our daily newsletter ...

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  13. Kyron Horman says: let's tie Terri Horman to a tree and beat her with sticksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2010 | Anorak

    ... no longer wants to carry the Horman name. She says the name Terri Horman is sullied. A. In March 2013, a Multnomah County judge shot down a request by double murderer Mark Beebout to change his name to Yunus Mohammed - even though Beebout claimed he ...

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  14. Multnomah County employee minimum wage to reach $15 per hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Oregonian

    Multnomah County Board of Commissioners listen to presentations from various county employees and the public during a meeting Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. Commissioners voted to approve raising the county's minimum wage to $15 per hour for its employees.

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  15. Multnomah County Animal Services hopes to empty shelter by Dec. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | OregonLive.com

    Jaspurr is a 4-year-old male tabby with "loads of personality," enjoys snuggling and will get along with another friendly cat with a gradual introduction. He is available for adoption at Multnomah County Animal Services.

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  16. Pregnant Oregon Woman Fired for Taking Too Many Bathroom BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | People

    ... to clock out to use the restroom without an accident," the lawsuit states. The suit was filed last month in Multnomah County.

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  17. Nothing on Terry BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Michelle Malkin

    ... last month, however, the former lovebirds posed for a seedier set of pics: their creepy mug shots at the Multnomah County, Ore., Detention Center. After a sweeping investigation led by the Portland police department's sex crime units and two county ...

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  18. Measure 92 recount: 4 more counties post results on GMO labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | OregonLive.com

    Election worker Gary Daniels prepares ballots to be recounted at Multnomah County election headquarters in Portland on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. A hand recount began Tuesday for the Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically modified foods.

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  19. Mayor's plan to redo urban renewal districts gains support fromaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Portland Tribune

    ... 30 percent of its property value back on the tax rolls. That will boost annual property taxes for the city, Multnomah County and public schools. * Ending the fledgling Education Urban Renewal Area which includes 109 acres in and around Portland ...

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  20. DNA from stocking cap helps Portland police identify armed robber, court records sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Oregonian

    ... obbery, forgery, and driving under the influence of intoxicants. West is being held on $250,000 bail at the Multnomah County Detention Center. His next court date is Dec. 12.

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