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WINNERSU.S. Sen. Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) sent Oregon House Democrats a late valentine last week when he came out in favor of a tobacco-tax increase the D's are trying to pass over Republican opposition. ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 28, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Where "Year of the Pig" finds new meaning.


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WINNERSForget for a moment that the state legislators who failed to report lobbyist-paid trips to Maui are getting fined just a few hundred bucks each. The real winner: the entire Legislature, which g ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 21, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

We give love a bad name.


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WINNERSFirst it was the eternal coupling of Walt and Jean as the names for Oregon Health & Science University's tram cars. Now it's an anonymous $40 million donation to expand OHSU's South Waterfront ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Cool ads, hot globe.


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WINNERSAlthough Prince rocked in the Purple Rain at last Sunday's Super Bowl, the pop star's shadowy phallus-guitar solo wasn't the only entertainment to create a post-game buzz. In the world of adver ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 7, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

If you don't succeed, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, try and try again.


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If you don't succeed, try, try, try, try, try, try, try, try and try again.WINNERSNinth time's the charm? Although Portland voters have rejected overhauling the city's governing charter eight times si ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Wham, bam, thank you, Sam.


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Wham, bam, thank you, Sam.WINNERSA week after stiff-arming Portland General Electric's rate-increase request, the state Public Utility Commission last week again stood up for customers by rejecting Pa ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 24, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Break out your surge protectors.


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Break out your surge protectors. WINNERSIf you want Oregon's political voice to have more national oomph, the way is simple: Be fruitful and keep multiplying. A new analysis of U.S. population growth ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 17, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Shots, minus the melons.


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WINNERSMultnomah County Sheriff Bernie Giusto, already known within his department as "porno pants" for a string of amorous adventures, can add "real Slim Shady" and "Teflon" to his list of unflatteri ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 10, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

Trial Lawyers and Firefighters (Taking What They Can Get)


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WINNERSWhat does $2.5 billion plus interest sound like? Like a chuckle from Robert Stoll, a Portland lawyer whose firm may be reaching the end of its 17-year lawsuit on behalf of Exxon Valdez plaintif ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 3, 2007 WW Editorial Staff

We're drunk with entries.


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WINNERSThe Smoke Police win again, this time in "Portland's living room." A smoking ban in Pioneer Courthouse Square takes effect Jan. 1. And if you're thinking about lighting up in playgrounds, think ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 WW Editorial Staff
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