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Oregon Election: Guide to Ballot Measures

Oregon Election: Guide to Ballot MeasuresDuring the upcoming election, Oregonians will be voting on seven ballot measures that could change the state.
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
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Election Guide: Major Oregon Candidates

Election Guide: Major Oregon CandidatesOregon Election Outlook
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  • 6 days, 17 hours ago
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Oregon Gubernatorial Debate

Oregon Gubernatorial DebateOregon Gubernatorial Debate 10-14-14, sponsored by The Oregonian and KGW-TV
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  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
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Broker: Hayes was leader in planned marijuana grow

Broker: Hayes was leader in planned marijuana growOregon's first lady confessed to purchasing a property intended for an illegal marijuana operation that same year.
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  • 5 days, 14 hours ago
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Merkley, Wehby face off in only Senate debate

Merkley, Wehby face off in only Senate debateSen. Jeff Merkley and Monica Wehby are facing off in their only debate of the Senate campaign.
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  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
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Oregon court to hear arguments in pension case

Oregon court to hear arguments in pension caseThe Oregon Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging legislative changes to the state pension system.
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  • 6 days ago
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Giffords to begin 9-state tour on women, guns

Giffords to begin 9-state tour on women, gunsFormer U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords will begin a nine-state tour in Maine, where she will advocate for tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and families.
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  • 6 days ago
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Kitzhaber speaks at rally for Oregon driver's cards

Kitzhaber speaks at rally for Oregon driver's cardsGov. John Kitzhaber has urged voters to approve a measure that would grant driving privileges to Oregonians who can't prove legal presence in the U.S
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  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Health

Pro, anti-GMO labeling campaigns get big contributions

Pro, anti-GMO labeling campaigns get big contributionsAn Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money.
  • Health
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
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Oregon voter registration deadline is Tuesday

Oregon voter registration deadline is TuesdayThe last day to register to vote in Oregon's November election is Tuesday, October 14.
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  • 6 days, 22 hours ago
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Ore. equal rights amendment: Necessary or symbolic?

Ore. equal rights amendment: Necessary or symbolic?If the campaign is any indication, a proposal to give Oregon women a stronger safeguard against discrimination could win in a landslide.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Air travel an issue in driver's card debate

Air travel an issue in driver's card debateOne of the biggest points of dispute is whether holders of these driver's cards could use them as identification to board airplanes.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Kitzhaber, Richardson trade barbs in City Club debate

Kitzhaber, Richardson trade barbs in City Club debateThe debate, held at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, covered education, jobs, health care, prisons and racial equity.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Hayes admits to sham marriage, Kitzhaber defends fiancee

Hayes admits to sham marriage, Kitzhaber defends fianceeGovernor Kitzhaber's fiancee admitted to illegally marrying an 18-year-old immigrant in exchange for around $5,000 17 years ago.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Kitzhaber, Richardson debate in Portland

Kitzhaber, Richardson debate in PortlandThis debate, their third, will be held at the Sentinel Hotel. It is presented by the City Club of Portland and Oregon Public Broadcasting. It will cover education, jobs, health care and prisons, and include a focus on racial equity, according to OPB.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Driver's cards campaign ramps up in rural Oregon

Driver's cards campaign ramps up in rural OregonThe battle over whether Oregon should grant driving privileges to immigrants who can't prove they are in the U.S. legally is ramping up in rural parts of the state where there is a growing Latino population.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Life

Joe Biden makes surprise visit to Salt and Straw

Joe Biden makes surprise visit to Salt and StrawJoe Biden went to Salt and Straw.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Ben & Jerry's brings ice cream into GMO debate

Ben & Jerry's brings ice cream into GMO debateCan Ice Cream sway your decision on whether to label genetically modified foods?
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Report: Kitzhaber's fiance had undisclosed marriage to immigrant, 18

Report: Kitzhaber's fiance had undisclosed marriage to immigrant, 18Willamette Week reports that Oregon's First Lady Cylvia Hayes just Tuesday revealed to Gov. John Kitzhaber that she married an 18-year-old Ethiopian immigrant in 1997.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Kitzhaber takes heat over ethics involving fiancee's contracts

Kitzhaber takes heat over ethics involving fiancee's contractsA week before ballots begin arriving in voters' mailboxes, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is taking heat over his fiancee's work for organizations seeking to influence state policy.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Biden campaigns in Portland for Merkley

Biden campaigns in Portland for MerkleyBiden stopped in Portland to help Sen. Jeff Merkley with his bid for a second term, a must-win race for Democrats trying to maintain control of the Senate.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Kitzhaber takes heat over fiancee's contracts

Kitzhaber takes heat over fiancee's contractsAs the campaign for Oregon governor nears an end, Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber is taking heat because his fiancee has done work for organizations seeking to influence state policy.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Biden hosts Portland rally for Merkley

Biden hosts Portland rally for MerkleyVice President Joe Biden will be in the Rose City Wednesday to host a rally for Senator Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.).
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Pope Francis encourages sex talk at the Vatican

Pope Francis encourages sex talk at the VaticanSurprising details are emerging about exactly what is being said about sex behind closed doors at the Vatican, where Pope Francis has gathered 191 cardinals and bishops for a synod.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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Live at 7 Talk Box: Travel and marijuana with Rick Steves

Live at 7 Talk Box: Travel and marijuana with Rick StevesKGW spoke to Rick Steves in Portland as he prepared for a nine-stop tour through the state to support Measure 91, which would legalize marijuana in Oregon.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Mult. election officials question bad voter cards

Mult. election officials question bad voter cardsMultnomah County election officials have received hundreds of voter registration cards that can't be processed.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Portland police chief Reese announces retirement

Portland police chief Reese announces retirementMayor Charlie Hales said he will appoint Larry O'Dea, now assistant chief of operations, to the top spot.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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