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  1. Conversation Project to connect food with citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Lake Oswego Review

    As part of Oregon Humanities' statewide Conversation Project, Wendy Willis will present 'We Are What We Eat: Connecting Food and Citizenship' at 7 p.m. Tuesday.


  2. Nesbitt: PERS reform goes prime time, for at least a few episodesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    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.


  3. Volunteer to Help Stamp Out HungerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PR Log

    Apr. 17, 2014 - Portland, Oregon - Looking for a fun volunteer activity that doesn't take much time? Oregon Food Bank is looking for help with the National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.


  4. Residents Refusing to Drink Fecal Contaminated WaterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    We've been following the story about the state of Oregon deeming water wells north of Milton-Freewater a health risk due to fecal contamination.


  5. Oracle Deflects Blame For Troubled Oregon Health Care SiteRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Slashdot

    In a letter obtained by the Oregonian newspaper this week, Oracle co-president Safra Catz said that Oregon officials have provided the public with a 'false narrative' concerning who is to blame for Cover Oregon's woes.


  6. Oregon Sheriffs Oppose Drivers Cards for Illegal ImmigrantsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Willamette Week

    Oregon's sheriffs have voted overwhelmingly to oppose a ballot measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers cards - and by extension car insurance.


  7. After poop stings, we can sell air to ChinaRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Lake Oswego Review

    Neighbors, students and staff have had enough. So, with fair warning, Multnomah County Animal Services announced they will conduct poop stings at Beach School, da Vinci Arts Middle School, and Duniway Elementary because certain dog owners are not picking up after Fido's business.


  8. American penitentiaries emphasize the need for sustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TreeHugger

    There are as many as 2.4 million individuals locked up in American state prisons, federal penitentiaries, local jails, and juvenile institutions.


  9. Services Planned for Christine Poole-Jones, 70Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Skanner

    Poole-Jones was a driving force behind completion of the June Key Delta House. Photo courtesy Oregon Daily Journal of Commerce A celebration of her life is scheduled for 11 a.m. May 17, 2014, at the Augustana Lutheran Church, 2710 NE 14th Street, Portland, Ore.


  10. Oregon providers make less from Medicare, and health, medical culture explain whyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Radiologists, oncologists and other specialists showed up as receiving larger reimbursements in a recent federal Medicare data release.


  11. Meet the Portland doctor that's among the nation's top 25 minority health care leadersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Legacy Health CEO Dr. George Brown was selected by Modern Healthcare for its 2014 list of the Top 25 Minorities in Healthcare.


  12. Grants Pass bar gives up liquor license after fatal stabbingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A Grants Pass bar has give up its liquor license and closed after a fatal stabbing.


  13. Driver card referendum: Oregon sheriffs group opposes measureRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Opponents of a new law granting driving privileges to Oregonians who can't prove their legal presence submitted about 60,000 signatures Oct. 3 to qualify a referendum for the November 2014 ballot.


  14. Church-goers to deliver baked goods to local workers, including...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Baked goods will be part of the Cedar Hills Baptist Church's Day of Action, when volunteers will make deliveries to local workers.


  15. Oregon audit: Shift welfare focus to jobsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    A state audit calls on Oregon to turn its attention from getting aid to people slammed by the Great Recession to getting them jobs.


  16. The Mercury Marijuana GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    Sure, recreational marijuana isn't legal in Oregon... YET. But it's widely considered inevitable that by next year or the one after, it will be.


  17. Burton Snowboards Announces Partnership With Mt. Hood Meadows Resort...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Snowboarder

    Today, Burton Snowboards is excited to announce it has partnered with Mt. Hood Meadows Resort to bring year-round, youth focused learn to ride programs to Oregon, including a PE Snowboarding Program for elementary school kids and a permanent Riglet Park .


  18. Body found in river could be missing Idaho manRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

    Eastern Oregon authorities say a body found in the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border carries the identification of a southwest Idaho man missing since late March.


  19. Oracle says Cover Oregon to blame for health exchange debacleRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    After six months of near silence about the problems at Cover Oregon, the project's main technology contractor says it's not to blame for the failed launch of Oregon's health insurance exchange.


  20. Oregon prisons push inmate-family visits to keep prisoners from coming backRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The Oregon Department of Corrections has spent a couple of years working to connect prisoners and their families.