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Don’t Touch Our Junk.


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A busy Tuesday at the Police Bureau. Portland Police Officer Ronald Frashour was fired for his fatal shooting of 25-year-old Aaron Campbell on Jan. 29. Chief Mike Reese and Mayor Sam Adams on Nov. 16 ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

This Week’s Decision Points.


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Gov.-elect John Kitzhaber turned to a familiar face to run his transition team that will hire staff and create a budget before Kitzhaber takes office Jan. 10. As first reported on Nov. 8 on wweek.com, ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

This Is Not An Attack Ad.


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Troubled financier Andy Wiederhorn’s 20,000-square-foot West Hills home, which has an assessed market value exceeding $9 million, and his beach compound were slated for foreclosure auction last ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Take A Break From The Campaign Ads To Read This.


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Borders is closing its downtown store in January. As first reported Oct. 26 at wweek.com, Borders spokeswoman Mary Davis says the 20,500-square-foot space wasn’t meeting sales objectives set by ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

This Column Is Always Ranked No. 1.


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Two Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard watering holes face a lawsuit by a 23-year-old Southeast Portland woman who claims she was hit by a drunken driver served at those bars. Summer Van De Vanter filed th ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

The First Thing A Chilean Miner Should Read.


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Teachers beware! Portland Public Schools has hired a private investigator for up to eight months of work starting Nov. 1. According to the $35,000 PPS contract, investigator Susan Nesbit is to put uni ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

All These Items Are True.


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Multnomah County Library Director Vailey Oehlke faces a $300,000 lawsuit for allegedly ldquo;dooring” a bicyclist in North Portland. According to the Oct. 4 suit in Multnomah County Circuit Cour ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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When State Treasurer Ted Wheeler urged a moratorium on state borrowing last week, one of the most interested parties was new University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere (see Hotseat, WW, May 19, ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Our Weekly Witchcraft.


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Police are investigating two bike hit-and-runs on Tuesday morning, Sept. 21, in inner-Northeast Portland as being connected. Police said that the car involved in both incidents was a silver Subaru WRX ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

A Column That’s Never Moved To Camas.


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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith is keeping mum about her restyled high-school redesign until the Sept. 27 School Board meeting. But one element of the plan, which calls for closing ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 WW Editorial Staff
 

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