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  1. OLCC Says It Fired Pot Czar Tom Burns for Leaking a Document, Then Lying About ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Willamette Week

    Oregon Liquor Control Commission officials tell WW the agency fired pot czar Tom Burns for leaking an internal rule-making document to the lawyer representing weed growers, then deleting the relevant email and lying to his bosses. OLCC spokesman Tom Towslee says Burns leaked the draft document to Amy Margolis , the attorney who founded Oregon Cannabis PAC , a political action committee that represents growers, processors and dispensaries.

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  2. Plans pulled for 223-turbine wind farm in Central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | OregonLive.com

    ... Associated Press to the company's Chicago office and German headquarters were not immediately returned. In Central Oregon, some were happy and relieved at the decision, saying the project was far too big and disruptive. Residents of the high-desert ...

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  3. Obum Gwacham's NFL Draft Diary: On private workout with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | OregonLive.com

    Welcome to the fifth installment of The Oregonian's NFL Draft Diary with Obum Gwacham, where the former Oregon State defensive end will provide weekly, first-person updates on his life while training as an NFL hopeful. Gwacham is a unique prospect, as the super athlete spent the first three seasons of his college career as a wide receiver before switching to defensive end the spring before his senior season .

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  4. Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explainsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | US News & World Report

    Multnomah County Animal Services says the owner, David Whitman of Portland, told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them for a while to "make people smile." The chickens were picked up earlier this week running loose in the city's waterfront park.

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  5. Jewell, Brown visit Bend, sign sage grouse habitat pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and other dignitaries in Bend Friday afternoon to celebrate landmark agreements to let Central and Eastern Oregon landowners enroll their property in a voluntary sage grouse habitat conversation program. U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Ann Mills also was on hand for the signing ceremony, held at the Deschutes National Forest headquarters in Bend.

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  6. Two Bright Pink Chickens Rescued on the Waterfront in Portland, OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Laughing Squid

    Yesterday, two bright pink chickens were spotted wandering on the waterfront in Portland, Oregon. After Portland-area news organization KATU reported the runaway animals , an officer from Multnomah County Animal Services promptly picked up the chickens and brought them to the animal shelter for safe keeping.

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  7. Feds celebrate sage grouse deal with Oregon ranchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 9, 2008, file photo, shows a male sage grouse fighting for the attention of female sage grouse southwest of Rawlins, Wyo. The Obama Administration has reached an agreement that will encourage Oregon ranchers to protect sage grouse, in hopes of preventing an endangered species listing.

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  8. Tom Burns fired as OLCC's marijuana advisor for leaking document, lyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Oregonian

    The Oregon Liquor Control Commission said Friday it fired Tom Burns, former director of marijuana programs, for sharing an internal policy document with a Portland lawyer and then lying to his boss about it. Kristyna Wentz-Graff/The Oregonian Tom Burns, former marijuana policy advisor for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, was abruptly fired Thursday for sharing an internal policy document with a Portland lawyer and lying about it, agency spokesman Tom Towslee said Friday.

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  9. Chinese language school planned in old Eastern Oregon hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Union Hotel , which opened in 1921, is a local icon, owning the distinction of being one of the oldest hotels in Eastern Oregon. Soon the hotel will own another distinction.

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  10. Weigh In Before April 10 on the City's Draft 2015 Climate Action PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... that might not always be the case. The draft 2015 Climate Action Plan broaches the idea of carbon pricing . In 2014, Oregon's Legislative Revenue Office reported that a state carbon tax "would have very small net economic impacts while reducing ...

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  11. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Wire

    The website features information about opening a F... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Industr... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Railways System Market 2015-2019" repo... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the state of Oregon's $91.1 million general obligation bonds , consisting of t... Walton Ontario Land L.P. 1 Reports Fiscal Year-end and Q4 2014 Results, Resignation of Richard R. Singleton as a Director and Appointment of William K.Doherty as a Director )--Walton Ontario Land L.P. 1 and its general partner Walton Ontario Land 1 Corporation announced today the Partnership's... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "UK Domestic B2B Express Parcels Distribution Sur... )--Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following rating to Babson CLO 2015-I ... (more)

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  12. Sage grouse protections expand to cover bird's entire Oregon rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | OregonLive.com

    The Obama administration has reached an agreement with Oregon ranchers to protect sage grouse that the ranchers hope will help avoid having the bird listed by the federal government as an endangered species. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Gov. Kate Brown are expected to be in Bend, Oregon, on Friday afternoon to announce the agreements covering 5,500 square miles of private land in central and southeastern Oregon.

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  13. Oregon drought fuels unease about state's long-term water securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | OregonLive.com

    In a good winter, Eastern Oregon snowpack in the Ochocos and Steens Mountain would just be starting to melt come this time of year. The Oregon Cascades would be topping out, with nearly five feet at Mt.

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  14. BJ Kelley Added To List Of Those Not Returning To Oregon Ducks For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Autzen Zoo

    Aug 30, 2014; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks wide receiver B.J. Kelley jumps into the stands with Ducks fans before the game against the South Dakota Coyotes at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports It is hard to believe that the Oregon Ducks will begin Spring Practice next week in Eugene.

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  15. Large turnout bodes well for rugby in Columbia County - Friday, 27 March 2015 14:37Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Forest Grove News-Times

    Though she's held the reins of Columbia County's only girls rugby program for the last five seasons, Ashley Baggett has always been at a bit of a disadvantage. The Crusaders, who made the Rugby Oregon Girls Division semifinals last spring, aren't affiliated with any of the schools in the area.

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  16. Integrate mental health careRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Baker City Herald

    Talk to mental health professionals and it's clear many would like to see Oregon's delivery of mental health care changed. Two bills now before the Oregon Legislature, Senate Bill 831 and Senate Bill 832, would do that and in the process would improve mental health care for Oregon Health Plan clients. 1 comment

  17. Our View: No more jumping through hoopsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The La Grande Observer

    That Oregon and other western states have to jump through flaming hoops every couple years like a trained circus tiger to get timber money is patently ridiculous. Look out the window.

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  18. Inmate DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    An inmate died unexpectedly Thursday evening at Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla. As with all unanticipated deaths in state prisons, the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Division is conducting an investigation.

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  19. A criminal investigation into BETC project; health club's bouncing checks: Editorial peaks and valleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | OregonLive.com

    BETC debacle investigation : The Business Energy Tax Credit program may be officially dead but the fallout hasn't stopped, as The Oregonian's Ted Sickinger and Jeff Manning showed with an investigation into the questionable granting of tax credits to the Oregon University System solar panel project. But the good news is that Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has launched a criminal investigation into the scheme, which handed over $11.8 million in tax credits to the solar project, despite shoddy oversight, missed deadlines and phony documents.

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  20. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Wire

    The website features information about opening a F... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Industr... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Smart Railways System Market 2015-2019" repo... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the state of Oregon's $91.1 million general obligation bonds , consisting of t... Walton Ontario Land L.P. 1 Reports Fiscal Year-end and Q4 2014 Results, Resignation of Richard R. Singleton as a Director and Appointment of William K.Doherty as a Director )--Walton Ontario Land L.P. 1 and its general partner Walton Ontario Land 1 Corporation announced today the Partnership's... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "UK Domestic B2B Express Parcels Distribution Sur... )--Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following rating to Babson CLO 2015-I ... (more)

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