OPB Headlines for Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

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Sizing Up Coal's Environmental Impact

OPB | Nov. 12, 2012 11 p.m.

The government is sizing up the environmental impact of each coal-shipping terminal in the Northwest when developers seek permits. Critics want a big-picture along transport routes from Wyoming and Montana to all five proposed ports in Washington and Oregon.

Idaho AG: Teachers Can Get Bonuses Earned Under Rejected Law

Northwest News Network | Nov. 12, 2012 5:18 p.m.

Idaho teachers who earned bonuses last year will still receive their checks, even though voters overturned performance pay ...

Sports Ethics Expert Praises Ex-WSU Footballer For Speaking Out

Northwest News Network | Nov. 12, 2012 3:02 p.m.

Over the weekend, star receiver Marquess Wilson announced he would resign from the WSU football team.

Douglas County Soldier Reported Killed In Afghanistan

OPB | Nov. 12, 2012 2:59 p.m.

The Pentagon has confirmed an Army Captain with roots on the Oregon Coast has been killed on a mission in Afghanistan.

Grange Members Hashing Out Advocacy Focus

OPB | Nov. 12, 2012 12:11 p.m.

After fending off an investor group that appropriated the Grange name for a failed casino project in Portland, Oregon's grange is turning its thoughts toward post-election advocacy.

Women, Hispanic Farmers Say Discrimination Continues In Settlement

N3 | Nov. 12, 2012 10:18 a.m.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a long history of discriminating against farmers who are women, Hispanic, Native and ...

Undammed White Salmon River Opens To Paddlers

OPB | Nov. 12, 2012 5 a.m.

A new stretch of whitewater opened this month on the White Salmon River in Southwest Washington. It’s a river that used to be blocked by the Condit Dam.

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