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The charities you shouldn't let tug at your heartstrings this holiday season.


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Listen carefully if and when a telemarketer from a charity calls asking for money during the holidays.Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers recently published his annual report on charitable organizatio ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 29, 2006 Brittany Schaeffer

Rogues Of The Week

Portland's KPTV and KOIN make a national list of rogue TV stations that used corporate videos as news.


Rogue of the Week
Two local channels have been called out for Rogue-ish behavior by a national media watchdog for airing promotional videos—sometimes masked as news—during news broadcasts.A report released ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 22, 2006 Brittany Schaeffer

Secretary of State's Office


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Before the 2006 election becomes a distant memory, here's one question about Oregon's vote-by-mail system that this week's Rogue, the Secretary of State's Office, must address before the next ballot:W ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Portland Development Commission


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Here at Rogue Central, we've been keeping our eye on how this week's designee, the Portland Development Commission, has handled a piece of property at Southwest 3rd Avenue and Oak Street (see "Suite D ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

State Sen. Bruce Starr and Beaverton lawyer Keith Parker


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Thanks to Oregon's slack campaign-finance laws, Rogues state Sen. Bruce Starr and Beaverton lawyer Keith Parker can take money they raised for a measure that failed to qualify for next week's election ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 WW Editorial Staff

Oregonians in Action President David Hunnicutt


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Remember when the Rogue desk recently chose the League of Women Voters for dishonors because of its misleading statement in the Oregon Voters' Pamphlet against Measure 39 (Rogue of the Week, WW, Oct. ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 25, 2006 Claire Trageser

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers


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Last December, local soul band the Black Notes had the "gall" to play three cover songs—"That Girl" and "Slippin' into Darkness" by Stevie Wonder, and "The Wind Cries Mary" by Jimi Hendrix&mdash ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 Michael Byrne

Downtown Made In Oregon Store


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The Rogue desk went shopping last week after getting a tip that some jewelry at the downtown Made in Oregon store wasn't actually "made in Oregon."Reader Ric Balfour had emailed us that he'd noticed t ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 11, 2006 Claire Trageser

League of Women Voters of Oregon


Rogue of the Week
If you thought a well-respected group like the League of Women Voters of Oregon would get a free pass from Rogue consideration, think again. The League earns dishonors by saying in its Oregon Voters' ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 4, 2006 Claire Trageser

Global United Sweepstakes Lottery


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The Rogue desk knows lottery scams are common. But sometimes it's instructive to remember just how scummy the scammers are.In the past three weeks, thousands of people nationwide got letters from this ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 27, 2006 Claire Trageser
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