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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 WW Staff

Grant High Student Journalists Investigate Locker Room Assault

School magazine reports no criminal charges will be filed


Grant High School student journalists have confronted the fallout after an alleged locker room Jan. 12 with a series of stories that look at the culture of sports, the pressure on students not to "snitch" when they see wrongdoing by their peers, and how teenagers' "accessibility to provocative materials is changing how they react to inap...   More
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 by WW Staff

Bikin’ In The Rain

A practical guide to riding through Portland’s damp seasons.

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The rain will stop. When it does, thousands of smiling noobs will pedal shiny candy-colored cruisers and used mountain bikes with fake suspension forks along our streets. They’ll ride to work a    More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 WW Staff

State Program That Subsidizes Union Pacific and Other For-Profit Rail Companies May Get Bigger


WW recently brought you the story of the railroad company—Union Pacific—that brings in billions of profits but still needs (according to the state of Oregon) millions in public subsidies.

In Kara Wilbeck's "Gravy Train," we learned how Union Pacific has availed itself of $24.7 million through Connec...   More
Monday, February 20, 2012 by WW Staff

The Mayoral Candidates on Poverty in Portland: What Can City Hall Do?


“What new focus and coordination will your administration bring to serve low-income residents, particularly the children and seniors living at or below or near the poverty line?”

The leading mayoral candidates—Charlie Hales, Eileen Brady and Jefferson Smith—got this question at a Feb. 16 forum sponsored by the Northwest Examiner at the Northwest Neighbor...   More
Monday, February 20, 2012 by WW Staff

CRC Official: $3.5 Billion Freeway Project, Still Without Money to Pay For It, Won't Start Next Year


This may have been obvious to a lot of people watching the efforts to build a Columbia River Crossing, but it's now official: The controversial $3.5 billion freeway and bridge project won't get started next year after all.

The Columbian reports the lack of state funding from Wash...   More
Thursday, February 16, 2012 by WW Staff

Washington State Senate Approves CRC Tolls


A big step to raising money for the $3.5 billion Columbia River Crossing cleared its first vote Tuesday when the Washington Senate approved a bill to allow for tolling on Interstate 5 at the Oregon-Washington border.
Tolling is supposed to make up as much as one third of the r...   More
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 by WW Staff

Pet Love

Special Valentines: Pooch poetry, cat chat, and warm wishes for goldfishes.

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Love and ink create a potent alloy. Shaw Flick’s chest testifies to that. The 29-year-old Portland man is tattooed with a nearly life-size portrait of his dog, Scurvy. Make that Flick’s ex-d   More
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 WW Staff

UO Officials Seem to Know Little About $63 Million Athletics Building Going Up on Campus


Work is underway on the expansion of an athletics building on the University of Oregon campus, only the latest edifice bankrolled by private donations for the university athletes. This time, UO officials claim they know little or nothing about the $63 million building.But we do know more about it thanks to student journalists at UO. Sam Stites, the higher education reporter for the Oregon Daily Em...   More
Thursday, February 2, 2012 by WW Staff

Cornilles' Concession: I Didn't Like What They Said About Me and My Business


Republican Rob Cornilles offered the typical congratulations and concessions after his decisive loss to Democrat Suzanne Bonamici in Tuesday's special election to fill the congressional seat vacated by ex-U.S. Rep. David Wu, D-Ore.

But he also got some sharp shots in at both the attack advertising and the media for the way he was portrayed during the campaign. It's not unusual for a losing ...   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 by WW Staff

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