OPB Headlines for Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012

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A Young Movement Looks Back On Its First Year

Oct. 04, 2012 9:33 p.m.

One year ago this week, the energy and outrage simmering in New York's Zuccotti Park bubbled over in cities throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Portland Council Moves Toward Appeal On Frashour Decision

Oct. 04, 2012 5:39 p.m.

Portland City Council has unanimously voted to pursue an appeal concerning Officer Ron Frashour who was fired after he shot an unarmed black man in 2010.

Oregon Ad Firm Lands Facebook Account

N3 | Oct. 04, 2012 4:55 p.m.

Portland's Wieden + Kennedy has created Facebook's first-ever ad campaign and will serve as the company's chief advertising ...

Governor Kitzhaber Expects To Sign Key Agreement On Asia Trip

Oct. 04, 2012 3:55 p.m.

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber told a business group in Gresham Thursday, he expects to sign a key agreement with China on his upcoming trip to Asia.

Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Unlimited Campaign Contributions

N3 | Oct. 04, 2012 3:51 p.m.

Oregon political campaigns will continue to have access to unlimited campaign contributions.

Pilot Carries Firefighter To Safety In Helicopter Water Bucket

Oct. 04, 2012 3:46 p.m.

The quick-thinking helicopter pilot working for the U.S. Forest Service may have helped save the life of a firefighter at the Pole Creek Fire last week.

Wash. State Supreme Court Says Toxic Cleanup Tax Is Constitutional

N3 | Oct. 04, 2012 2:49 p.m.

The Washington State Supreme Court unanimously upheld the state's toxic cleanup tax, turning aside a challenge from gas ...

Dry Weather Leaves Many Oregonians With Itchy Eyes, Scratchy Throats

Oct. 04, 2012 2:06 p.m.

Facing the driest weather in decades, many Oregonians are suffering from itchy eyes and scratchy throats.

Northwest Farmers Plant Wheat In Dust, Hope For Rain

N3 | Oct. 04, 2012 7:43 a.m.

Most of us may be enjoying the fall sunshine, but Northwest wheat farmers are instead wishing for a little rain.

Columbus Day Storm: More Memories From 1962

Oct. 04, 2012 midnight

More than 75 people shared their memories of the Columbus Day storm with OPB. Here are a few.

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