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Inbox: Sir Novick’s Round Table


Letters to the Editor
This isn’t an election, this is a coronation [“Novick Unchained,” WW, May 2, 2012]. It’s really unfortunate (and sleazy) that Randy Leonard gave [Steve] Novick advance notice that he was   More
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Earl the Tariff Cutter

Unexpected pickets at Planned Parenthood.


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A federal grand jury in San Diego last week indicted Yonas Fikre and two others for attempting to conceal the transfer of $75,000 from the United States to the United Arab Emirates in 2010. Fikre is t   More
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

UPDATED: Latest Poll Confirms Smith's Momentum in Mayor's Race

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A new poll in the Portland mayor’s race shows that state Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-Portland) is surging in the campaign’s final days.

The survey suggests city commissioner Charlie Hales and Eileen Brady have gained little ground with voters since last month.
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Tuesday, May 8, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff

It's a Dead Heat in the Portland Mayor's Race

New Poll: Smith Surging, Hales Improving, Brady Stalled

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The race for Portland mayor is a dead heat, with a new poll showing that state Rep. Jefferson Smith is gaining late momentum, and that businesswoman Eileen Brady is making no progress with voters despite spending nearly $1 million on her campaign.The poll was conducted by DHM Research for O...   More
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Unwashed Masses Weigh In


Letters to the Editor
So you guys like [Jefferson] Smith, think he has the best ideas, and understands the needs of the city better than anyone, but you are endorsing [Charlie] Hales [for mayor]? [“Election Is Coming   More
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Gambling on a New Lottery Boss.


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The Oregon Lottery generates more than $500 million a year, most of it from video gambling machines in bars and taverns. Longtime Lottery Commission Chairman Steve Ungar is stepping down and Gov.    More
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

WW’s Endorsements

Our picks in the 2012 Primary.


Elections
City of Portland Mayor: Charlie HalesCity Council Position 1: Mary NolanCity Council Position 4: Steve Novick U.S. House of Representatives Oregon’s 1st, (R): Delinda MorganOregon’s 3rd   More
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Hales Abandons TV Ad That Makes Bogus Claims About His Help for Public Schools (Updated)

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Mayoral candidate Charlie Hales has taken down a TV ad that The Oregonian’s PolitiFact today busts as "false" for Hales' claims he helped keep Portland schools open during a budget crisis while he serv...   More
 
Monday, April 30, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Questions On Torture Claim


Letters to the Editor
If this is true, it’s very disturbing [“Sleepless in Abu Dhabi,” WW, April 18, 2012]. But there is no proof at all other than his story, which even WW says it cannot confirm. Can the FBI reall   More
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Somthing Rotten in Tomatogate

Have you been snared in an illegal speed trap?


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Former State Sen. Charlie Ringo (D-Beaverton) filed a class-action lawsuit April 3 in Multnomah County against the City of Portland, alleging the city has been improperly enforcing a temporary 35-   More
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Editorial Staff
 

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