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Murmurs: Lawmakers Close A Public-Health Loophole.


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The Oregon Senate voted 29-0 this week to require restaurants run by public entities to undergo routine health inspections. The legislation was prompted by a WW story in December that reported the O   More
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Christians and Rock


Letters to the Editor
I enjoyed your article about Kutless [“Jesus Freaks,” WW, Feb. 27, 2013]. I’m a Christian, but not one of those Christians. I have heard of Kutless, but only because they sell their CDs at Fred    More
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: After a Death, Rolling Back the Sidewalk Debate.


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Political pressure has been increasing on Mayor Charlie Hales to restore $1.2 million for sidewalk construction on Southeast 136th Avenue, after a 5-year-old girl, Morgan Maynard-Cook, was struck an   More
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Oregon’s Pot Future


Letters to the Editor
Oregon should legitimize its current huge cannabis industry with an eye toward the eventual nationwide market, and position its growers and processors for global domination [“Endo Days,” WW, F   More
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Wasting time on the public payroll? Blame Canada.


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City officials were flushed with pride last November over news that the Portland Loo open-air public restroom they sold to Victoria, B.C., had been voted “Canada’s Best Toilet” in a national p   More
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Speaking for Clark Center


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I would like to make a couple of points of clarification regarding Aaron Mesh’s article [“Fiscal Bluff,” WW, Feb. 13, 2013]. The first is that the residents at the Clark Center are not vagra   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: We Could Charge County Officials to Use the Loo.


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When voters approved a new taxing district for the Multnomah County Library last fall, they also crunched the City of Portland’s budget. That’s because the new taxing district squeezed out $10 m   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Women Who Face Abuse


Letters to the Editor
Bullshit. I remember back in the ’80s when the number passed around with shock and dismay was 1 in 5, then 1 in 4, now 1 in 3! [“1 in 3,” WW, Feb. 6, 2013.] Hell, one of the charts in this s   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: The Other Side of Portlandia Gets its Due.


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Move over, Baltimore: Portland has its own Tommy Carcetti. City Commissioner Nick Fish will make his film debut on HBO next month in American Winter, a documentary on Portland families struggling on t   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

I, Survivor

Three writers tell of their experiences with violence, and their journeys back.


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A rapist is in jail, but her fear still runs loose. by Anna Bjornberg In the winter of 1995, I was 16 and a high-school senior in Boise, Idaho. I was miserable in Boise and counting down the days    More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff
 

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