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Rogue Of the Week: Greater Portland Inc.

Why is this slippery actor billed as an economist?

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Ben Stein has gotten a lot of traction out of his turn as a droning teacher in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (“Bueller? Bueller? Bueller?”). He’s since...   More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: Beaverton Police

A traffic cop’s specialty brings in big bucks.

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Stephen Vass was driving back to work after lunch through Beaverton on the morning of Feb. 14 when he turned left off of Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard onto Southwest Canyon Road. Like many of us   More
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: Sen. Chip Shields

A lawmaker mixes health care for Oregonians and protecting his own wallet.

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Oregon legislators convene Feb. 1 in Salem for a one-month session. They’ll deal with education reform, the budget and fundamentally changing the way the state pays for health care. On that la   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: T-Mobile

The cell-phone giant blames others for its own problems with a proposed antenna site in Northeast Portland.

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It’s nice that the giant corporations that provide our cell-phone service say they’re dedicated to giving us the best possible coverage. T-Mobile, for example. It says it wants to provide the ve   More
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: Rep. Sal Esquivel

Are you a sucker who’d pay $25 to send email to political leaders? This lawmaker hopes so.

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Democracy Connection, a new website based in Medford, poses this question: “Have something you want to tell your local Paper,
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

The Oregonian

The website of the state’s biggest paper has run paid content masquerading as news.

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Neighborhood Notes is a different kind of online news source. The website features “hyperlocal” news from around Portland. What’s really different, however, is that Neighborhood Notes also ch   More
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: Jim David

A prosecutor imposes a maximum sentence—laced with threats and profanity.

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Here at the Rogue desk, we understand the practice of law is a stressful profession. But for threatening a fellow lawyer and his client, Clark County Deputy Prosecutor Jim David lands square in the    More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: Oregon State Police Officers’ Association

The state troopers’ union is still employing telemarketers who use shakedown tactics.

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It’s an old scam: Set up a bogus charity and a boiler-room call center. Tell people you’re raising money for cops, vets or firefighters...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: State Rep. Jim Thompson

He really cares about improving health care for minorities. Until it matters.

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In Oregon and across the country, research shows...   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Rogue of the Week: Dennis Tune

Portland Public Schools’ security chief shuts charter schools out of the safety loop.

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On May 10, a gunman shot a clerk at Cigarettes Plus on North Lombard Street. The clerk survived but the gunman fled, leading Portland police to lock down   More
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 WW Editorial Staff
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