OPB Headlines for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

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Wash. Ready To Hang Up On Mandatory Delivery Of White Pages

Northwest News Network | Nov. 15, 2012 5:16 p.m.

Utility regulators are on the verge of ending the automatic delivery of White Pages phone books to Washington households.

'Vision 2020' Marks Centennial Of Women's Suffrage

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012 4:30 p.m.

Delegates are gathered in downtown Portland for the annual Congress of a group called Vision 2020.

Wash. Sees Healthy Drop In Unemployment

Northwest News Network | Nov. 15, 2012 3:17 p.m.

New numbers show Washington's jobless rate fell to 8.2 percent -- down three-tenths of a point from the prior month.

Oregon, Washington, Idaho Part Of Multi-State Pharmaceutical Settlement

Northwest News Network | Nov. 15, 2012 3:07 p.m.

The lawsuit claims GlaxoSmithKline downplayed the cardiovascular risks of a diabetes drug.

Transfer Students Eligible For Associate Degrees With PSU, PCC Deal

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Portland Community College and Portland State University signed a policy Thursday that will offer Associate degrees to students who transfer from PCC to PSU.

Washington's McMorris Rogers Wins GOP Leadership Post

Northwest News Network | Nov. 15, 2012 7 a.m.

A member of Congress from the Northwest will be the fourth highest ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Portland Commissioners Vote To Accept 'Use Of Force' Changes

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012 6:50 a.m.

Portland commissioners voted Wednesday to change the police bureau's "use of force" policy by accepting an agreement with the U.S. Civil Rights Division.

More Than 20,000 Homeless Children Attend Oregon Schools

OPB | Nov. 15, 2012 12:15 a.m.

For the second year in a row, Oregon officials found more than 20,000 children without permanent homes attending the state’s public schools. 

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