OPB Headlines for Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

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EPA Rule On Logging Road Runoff Throws Curveball At Supreme Court

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 6:04 p.m.

A last-minute rule change on logging-road pollution may have undercut a case from the Northwest just as it was argued Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Wash. County Holds Lottery For First Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

N3 | Dec. 03, 2012 5 p.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The competition among counties to issue the first same-sex marriage license in Washington is heating up. ...

Q&A: High Court Wades Into Logging's Muddy Waters

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 4:38 p.m.

The Supreme Court Monday heard arguments in a case that looks at the regulation of muddy water that flows off logging roads. The case was originally filed in Oregon, by an environmental group that said logging roads in state forests were violating the Clean Water Act.

Idaho Task Force Issues Draft Plan For Nuclear Energy (Updated with Snake River Alliance Response)

Boise State Public Radio/Idaho Public Television | Dec. 03, 2012 3:57 p.m.

BOISE, Idaho -- A task force in Idaho Monday issued a first draft of recommendations that could include the shipment of spent nuclear waste into the state.

After 8 Years, Spokane Pastor Will Perform Marriages, Gay And Straight

N3 | Dec. 03, 2012 3:40 p.m.

Reverend Todd Eklof made a vow in 2004 -- the year 11 states, including Oregon and Kentucky -- passed constitutional ...

Kitzhaber Urges Legislature To Act Quickly To Fund I-5 Bridge

N3 | Dec. 03, 2012 2:56 p.m.

PORTLAND – Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is stepping up the pressure on state lawmakers to make funding a new I-5 bridge ...

Community Health Clinic Opens At Redmond Elementary School

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 2:41 p.m.

For students at Redmond's at M.A. Lynch Elementary, a trip to the doctor no longer has to mean spending time away from school.  That's thanks to a new on-site clinic that's part of a unique partnership created to provide low-cost medical care both to students and the community as a whole.

Oregon Zoo Begins Vote For Baby Elephant Name

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 2:21 p.m.

Oregon Zoo officials are asking the public to vote on five potential names for the baby elephant who was born to Rose-Tu last week.

Political Chat: Indictment, Gov's Proposed Budget News To 'Chew On'

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 10:37 a.m.

Though the election is mercifully over, there's political news to "chew on" including Gov. John Kitzhaber proposed budget and an indictment against a Clackamas County poll worker.

Future Of Blue Heron Mill Site Under Study

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 9:37 a.m.

Extensive studies lead Metro officials to recommend against a public purchase of all 23 acres of the old Blue Heron paper mill site as the governor pledges money.

Nate Silver Meets Recess: Crunching Data In Schools

N3 | Dec. 03, 2012 7:17 a.m.

SPOKANE, Wash. - The kind of finely tuned data crunching that fueled the 2012 election is spreading to another venue: the ...

Four Northwest Football Programs Secure Bowl Invites

N3 | Dec. 03, 2012 7:03 a.m.

‘Tis the season for college football fanatics to consult their travel agents. That’s because four Northwest teams ...

Oregon, K-State To Meet In Fiesta Bowl

OPB | Dec. 03, 2012 6:19 a.m.

Oregon will meet Kansas State in another marquee matchup at the Fiesta Bowl.

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