Murmurs: Foodie Fisticuffs—The Lawsuit

A pig fight in court, and a watchdog ascends.


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What began two years ago as a passion-fueled street brawl involving two foodies and a foreign pig has moved to an only slightly more civilized venue: the county courthouse. WW first reported the por   More
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Ex-PSU Exec Mike Burton Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charge:Updated

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Mike Burton, a former long-time public official who most recently served as vice-provost at Portland State University, pleaded guilty today to a charge of official misconduct in Multnomah County Court. Burton, 70, agreed to make restitution of $4,503 for a personal 11-day European trip he took at university expense last year. He will serve 18 months probation and carry out community service. As WW ...   More
 
Monday, May 14, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Ex-PSU Official Mike Burton Under Criminal Investigation

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The saga of former Portland State University vice-provost Mike Burton is not over. Burton, a former longtime lawmaker and Metro chair, abruptly left the university last summer ahead of a damning audit, first reported in August by WW, that found he took an 11-day European junket on PSU's dime under highly questionable circumstances. Burton claimed he was going to attend professional conferences but ...   More
 
Friday, October 28, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

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