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The effort to ban plastic shopping bags in Portland heats up again when enviros rally July 14 at City Hall. Worth noting: Commissioner Nick Fish accepted $1,000 donations in May from grocery giants Sa ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Hotter than July in Portland.


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Turmoil at Good Sam: Up to 23 anesthesiologists will lose their jobs in September when Legacy Good Samaritan ends its contract with the Oregon Anesthesiology Group. The hospital plans to replace the d ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 7, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Tighter Than An Adductor Muscle.


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Rogue update: American Medical Response has lost its fight to raise rates for ambulance service in Portland (see “Rogue of the Week, WW, May 26, 2010). Hearings Officer Allan Arlow ruled June 25 ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

More Pointed Than McChrystal.


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Robert Caldwell, editorial-page editor at The Oregonian, has pleaded no contest to a drunken driving charge and been sentenced to a diversion program. After backing his pickup last month into another ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 23, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Louder Than 1,000 Vuvuzelas.


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Eleven days. If the Portland School Board votes Monday, June 21, to close Jefferson High School as a neighborhood school, that’s how long the public will have had to consider the proposal the b ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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Marijuana advocate Paul Stanford now says the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act has a “snowball’s chance in hell” to get on the November ballot. Initiative 73 needs 82,769 valid signatures fro ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Longer Lasting Than Al And Tipper Gore.


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Bad news for animal researchers at the Oregon National Primate Research Center: The federal government has denied their request for $14.8 million in stimulus money for a new building at the center&rsq ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 2, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

More Coherent Than Rand Paul.


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A tough week for The Oregonian on two fronts. Police arrested Bob Caldwell, editor of the paper’s editorial page, shortly after midnight May 20 on a drunken-driving charge downtown. The police r ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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Two big developments on the city’s $30 million SmartPark garage contract this week (see “Lots of Discontent,” WW, May 12, 2010): The Alliance of Minority Chambers, led by the African ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 19, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

More Explosive Than St. Helens 30 Years Ago.


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The investigation by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries into the actions of John Minnis, former Department of Public Safety Standards and Training director, toward a subordinate has concluded. ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 WW Editorial Staff
 

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