Finally, Something Interesting on Facebook: A Fight Over Oregon Taxes


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After the Rose Bowl and holiday sales are over, Oregonians will have no choice but to face the decision that awaits on Jan. 26—whether to raise personal and corporate income taxes. At stake with Measures 66 and 67? Guaranteeing economic Armageddon. Or alternatively if the measures fail, tossing Grandma out of the nursing home and consigning Little Johnny to a life of illiteracy. Or something ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Who Sharon Kitzhaber Lists On Her Facebook Page


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Sharon Kitzhaber doesn't list her ex-husband as one of the 103 “likes” on her Facebook profile. That's perhaps unsurprising given that she and John Kitzhaber, who won Oregon's Democratic gubernatorial primary last week in his bid to return to office, divorced soon after the end of his second gubernatorial term in 2003. But we note she does list Republican gubernatorial candidate ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Peter Griffin

Portland Joins in Worldwide Protest Against BP


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If spending this Saturday morning watching the World Cup or buying overpriced souvenirs and waving your way through the Rose Parade isn't on your to-do list, head over to Holladay Park to join Portland's effort in Worldwide Protest BP day. Organized entirely through Facebook, June 12 is designated by the event's creators as primetime for a worldwide boycott against the company responsible for ...   More
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010 Hadley Malcolm

Kyron Horman Update: Facebook Follower Claims Man in Photo Identified


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Two days ago, we reported that an alert reader had found the image of a man in the background of a photo taken by the stepmom of missing 7-year-old Kyron Horman. Investigators are seeking information from anyone who saw stepmom Terri Moulton Horman at the school that day, as the man in the photo very well may have. Now, a commenter on a Facebook page devoted to the search for Kyron writes that ...   More
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Facebook Fans Urge PPS to "Save Portland PE!"


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Pressure is building at Portland Public Schools following Superintendent Carole Smith's announcement last week that the school district might eliminate wholesale programs like physical education or art, music and other electives at elementary, middle and K-8 schools. The superintendent proposed those cuts to help fill the district's $19 million budget hole for next year. And now, a new Facebook ...   More
 
Monday, June 28, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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