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Top Political News - May 31, 2016
  • Oregon, Welfare Utopia
  • Lobbying, campaign contributions give special interests clout
  • Top 10 jury verdicts against, settlements by Oregon Department of Transportation
  • 'Patriots' primed to fight for rights
  • Health officials, industry group try to take bite out of pot-infused edibles
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  • Puralytics looks to raise $10M, sell 1 million-plus water filters
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  • Ocean 'robot' to assist?in identifying toxic algae
  • Amanda Fritz settlement over husband's death is unusual, but not the largest
  • Ex-Blazer Rasheed Wallace, City of Portland Highlight Property Tax Delinquents — List includes Ross Island Sand and Gravel, owned by Portland Tribune publisher Robert Pamplin.
  • Petition demands Smith's firing because of lead in schools' faucets, fixtures
  • Portland police may still see pay raises
  • Tough time to lead EWEB (Eugene Water & Electric Board)
  • School Notes: Chronic absenteeism report; Manufacturing center gets $ 7.5M; Interim Centennial superintendent

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  • Legislature may face billion-dollar hole in next budget — Pensions, employee raises and costs under Affordable Care Act likely to boost state's expenses
  • Why state worker medical costs are ballooning and what's being done about it
  • Congressman Walden Releases Video Tribute to Local World War II Veterans
  • Salem's Real Marlboro Man Hangs Up His Spurs — Leading Salem lobbyist Mark Nelson was feared, respected and sometimes liked
  • Salem to sell part of its water rights to Willamette River
  • Linn County lawsuit, gas taxes, candidates' finances
  • Property lease signing slows, still occurring in Malheur County
  • Honor Flights bring Bend veterans to Washington, D.C. — Local chapter of national program in its seventh year
  • No building allowed in this old subdivision — In off-the-grid Juniper Acres, some ignore law
  • Students reject state standardized test — At Summit High, 92 percent of juniors opted not to take test

  • May 29, 2016
  • 'Turnover tax' requires close look
  • As spending on lobbying increases, transparency remains murky
  • Ammon Bundy hires new lawyer in Malheur National Wildlife Refuge case — His previous attorney, Mike Arnold of Eugene, drew criticism because of his outspoken actions
  • 100+ line up for TSA jobs
  • Cylvia Hayes' legal fees order a win for the public: Editorial peak
  • Editorial: Pay to play
  • The plague at the port's Terminal 6: Editorial Agenda 2016
  • Former county clerk 'vindicated' in ballot-error lawsuit
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  • New road surface on Highway 58 between Dexter and Oakridge is already deteriorating, peppering vehicles with flying rock — chip seal costs about $30,000 per lane mile
  • TSA staff numbers rise along with Redmond Airport passengers — Three to five minutes for security screening, manager says
  • Unrelenting pressure finally catches up with Sheriff Dan Staton
  • Amazon says Portland among top best-read cities in the nation
  • Ambulances, in place of 'caged police car,' to carry people in mental health crisis
  • Mayor Charlie Hales' Chief of Staff Jumps Ship — Josh Alpert leaves July 1 to become director of special projects for a group seeking to address climate change
  • Scrutiny of Portland schools' spending, priorities is reasonable, not racist: Editorial Agenda 2016
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