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Death knell for fishies, wedding bells for procreators (only).

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WINNERSClueless parents, unite! You never bothered to help your teenage daughter avoid the dreaded bump. But an initiative newly qualified on Oregon's November ballot would now let you be "involved" a ...   More
Wednesday, August 2, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

What you'd have read if you weren't in the basement trying to keep cool.

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WINNERSSometimes half a wilderness area is better than none. On Monday, July 24, the U.S. House passed a bill by voice vote to add 77,000 acres of protected wilderness to the Mount Hood National Fores ...   More
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Beware of sexy siren calls.

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WINNERSDozens of injured Portland cops must have read Saturday's Oregonian like school kids watching a snowstorm forecast. The paper reported that, of 92 injured police officers, more than half can't ...   More
Wednesday, July 19, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Money Makes The World Go Round.

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WINNERSThat chop-licking sound you heard last week was the collective salivation from Oregon's TV and radio advertising departments. The source of their slobbering: news that the fall state ballot may ...   More
Wednesday, July 12, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Who's Reeling In Cash And Who's Got Borrowing Trouble.

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WINNERSRepublican gubernatorial nominee Ron Saxton received a summertime gift in his struggle to convince conservatives he's not a "Portland liberal." A new union hit piece uses Saxton's own words to ...   More
Wednesday, July 5, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Hot Air Rising, Cold Sufferers Falling.

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WINNERSGov. Ted Kulongoski scored crucial points with enviros in a tough election year when he persuaded the state's Environmental Quality Commission last week to adopt California's plan to reduce veh ...   More
Wednesday, June 28, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Good Times For Squeaky Bikes, Bad Ones For Squawky Birds.

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WINNERSPortland Public School teachers head into summer celebrating more than their annual respite from illegible student compositions and spitballs. Teachers and the School Board struck a remarkably ...   More
Wednesday, June 21, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

So Long, Sailors!

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WINNERSWhile Portland business owners complain about downtown crime (you know, like those annoying panhandling teens with dogs), violent crime dropped 4.6 percent last year in our placid city. That co ...   More
Wednesday, June 14, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Singing Chain Saws, Screaming Trees.

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WINNERSSchools are closing and the homeless are starving, but corporate mack-daddies and Republican lawmakers are still deeply devoted to the annual kicker, a refund of tax revenues that exceed the Le ...   More
Wednesday, June 7, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

A Raft Of Good News, But A Hotel Faces Heartbreak.

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WINNERSCrushed in her re-election bid, Multnomah County Chair Diane Linn got a tiny ray of job hope with news that Roey Thorpe left the top spot at Basic Rights Oregon. A position with the gay-rights ...   More
Wednesday, May 31, 2006 WW Editorial Staff
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