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Murmurs: A Former Drug Agent Goes Green.


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A Portland-based agent for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has gone to work for a private equity firm that exclusively backs businesses involved in legal marijuana sales. The Wall Street Jour   More
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: News That Burns No Carbon.


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Portland is getting an ELF for Christmas. That’s the name of a bike-car hybrid built by Durham, N.C.-based company Organic Transit, which announced Dec. 2 it will open its third manufacturing faci   More
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: News To Comfort Crying Timbers Fans.


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The race to replace disgraced former Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen heated up last week when Deborah Kafoury unveiled an all-star list of endorsers, including Gov. John Kitzhaber. Her main oppon   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: News Hotter Than Jeff Cogen’s Love of Parades.


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The lesson from the Oregon Department of Justice investigation of former Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen: If Cogen had resigned when the story of his affair broke in July, there probably woul   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Cashing In Our Egg McMuffin Vouchers.


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The long-awaited findings of an Oregon Department of Justice criminal investigation into former Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen’s affair with former county staffer Sonia Manhas are nearly compl   More
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Portland Loses an Urban-Planning Leader.


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Nohad Toulan—a leading figure in Portland’s urban planning and Islamic worlds—died Oct. 28 with his wife, Dirce Angelina Moroni Toulan, in a traffic accident in Uruguay. Toulan, 81, was the re   More
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Pssst. Exxon Also Wants Our Water. Pass It On.


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The initiative campaign to wrest control of Portland’s water and sewer bureaus away from City Hall is now living under the shadow of Big Chocolate. The Oregon Elections Division has received a compl   More
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Have You Seen The McMuffin Man?


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Opponents of Oregon’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage are taking it to a judge. As first reported on wweek.com, Portland attorneys Lake Perriguey and Lea Ann Easton filed a lawsuit Oct. 15   More
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: All The News That’s Fit To Drink.


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The biggest financial backer of a ballot initiative to take away control of Portland’s water and sewer bureaus from City Hall says it will back off if Mayor Charlie Hales meets its demands for refor   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: The River Was Polluted In Good Faith, Too.


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Publicly traded corporations usually steer clear of controversial political issues out of fear of alienating customers and shareholders. Large Oregon companies sat out the 2004 gay-marriage fight,   More
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 WW Editorial Staff
 

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