OPB Headlines for Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

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FAA Delays Restrictions On Vancouver's Pearson Airfield

Sept. 26, 2012 4:57 p.m.

The Federal Aviation Administration has delayed an order to limit flight patterns above Vancouver's Pearson Airfield. This small airport handles hundreds of flights per week.

OSU-Cascades Receives Million Dollar Gift

Sept. 26, 2012 4:10 p.m.

Oregon State University's plan to expand its footprint in Bend is taking a giant leap forward.   Wednesday, the university announced a million-dollar gift from a Eugene-based foundation with deep ties to Central Oregon. 

Development Commission Says Portland's Economy Picking Up

Sept. 26, 2012 4:01 p.m.

Portland's economy is picking up, according to a status report from the city's development commission.

Was Racially Polarized Voting On Display In Wash. Primary?

N3 | Sept. 26, 2012 3:53 p.m.

There’s more evidence that a Hispanic last name on the ballot can hurt a candidate’s chances.

UO Offers New Scholarships For Top Students

Sept. 26, 2012 3:19 p.m.

The University of Oregon announced Wednesday that it’s rolling out a new set of scholarships for high-performing students.

Central Wash. Fire Crews Begin To Head Home

N3 | Sept. 26, 2012 3:08 p.m.

There are still more than 4,000 people working to contain the blazes on the east slopes of the Washington Cascades.

Audit Finds Few Problems With Portland's Payments

Sept. 26, 2012 2:31 p.m.

An audit of 12 million transactions conducted by the The City of Portland has flagged a small percentage of them. 

Why Can't This Man Win The Northwest's Most Hispanic District?

N3 | Sept. 26, 2012 6:36 a.m.

Is the Latino candidate in Washington's first majority-minority district a shoo-in? Not so much.

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