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Top Political News - May 04, 2016
  • New Details Emerge About Turmoil at Oregon Lottery: Accusation of Civil Rights Violation Against Iranian-American Employee — Former Director Jack Roberts prepared civil rights complaint against "two rogue commissioners."
  • Gov. Kate Brown quietly convenes heavy-hitting group to talk roads — Top players set to meet in Portland to talk 2017 transportation funding package
  • Oregonians who buy own health coverage face big 2017 hikes — two top insurers are proposing 30% average rate hikes
  • Judge clears payroll tax ballot measure to aid Portland State University
  • Oregon superdelegates weigh in on selection process
  • Wyden wants Oregon's voting system nationwide — Senator wants to expand the 'Oregon way' across US
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  • Editorial: Drop ethics complaint over wolf bill
  • GOP governor debate tonight
  • Getting young voters to turnout is elusive goal
  • Animal welfare group sues Coast Guard
  • Baker City proposes 19-percent boost in base water rates
  • Charlie Hales' business-tax hammer: Editorial Agenda 2016
  • Commissioner Nick Fish Has "Concerns" About Mayor Charlie Hales' Tax Hike
  • Contest brisk for Democratic nomination to replace Val Hoyle in west Eugene/Junction City legislative seat
  • Portland Police Sweeping Homeless Camps From Springwater Corridor — Mayor's office says there were 300 people as of last month in the stretch being cleared Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Referendum filed to fight Albany stormwater ordinance
  • Oregon Continues to Lag in K-12 Spending per Student-See All 50 States

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    May 03, 2016
  • Don't Worry If You Haven't Voted Yet in the May Primary-You Are Not Alone — Half of all voters in the May 17 election are likely to turn in ballots in the final three days
  • Bill Clinton to campaign in Portland, Bend Thursday
  • Oregon oysters contain 'cocktail of pharmaceuticals' — Health risks unknown
  • Rep. Esquivel: Mistake on law wasn't intentional
  • Editorial: Battle lines forming over tax measure
  • Editorial: Oregon Republicans have to work with Democrats
  • Cascade Natural Gas seeks rate increase
  • Crook County Republican Party leader questions candidates online — Ken Taylor hosts an ongoing candidate forum on Facebook
  • Dozens of Crook County convicts set free because of crowded jail
  • Former human rights commissioner threatens lawsuit
  • The death of a unique Oregon lake (OPINION)
  • Business group says Hales' fee increase makes 'no sense' — Update: Novick, Saltzman oppose increase
  • Poisonous gas detected at low levels in Portland air, testing finds
  • Urban-renewal petitioners successfully sue Oregon City for attempting to block ballot measure
  • Eugene School District proposing big bump in number of counseling positions in elementary schools

  • May 02, 2016
  • OLCC licenses seven marijuana growers
  • In a down-on-its-luck Oregon mill town, the savior they're waiting for is Donald Trump
  • Oregon pesticide applicator fights license revocation
  • Oregon needs a better way to handle marijuana money
  • DEBATE: Cannabis & the future of rural Deschutes — County to consider an 'opt-out' vote
  • Editorial: Picking the wrong side on public records
  • Citizen Water Patrol
  • Ashland neighbors oppose new bridge
  • Charlie Hales wants tax hike on businesses in final Portland budget
  • Eugene took wrong turn on way to City Hall
  • Gentry re-elected as tribal chairman
  • Impacts of Gorayeb's resignation - financial and otherwise - linger in City Hall — Sisters Council looks to move past controversial former city manager
  • Nonprofit's new tactic in Portland drug battle: free meth pipes — "Portland's is one of only two in the U.S. with any real visibility"
  • Novick: Tax heavy truck companies for roads
  • Several hundred rally in Portland for workers rights on May Day — No march this year
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