OPB Headlines for Wednesday, Dec. 05, 2012

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Final Signatures Make Way For Washington Same-Sex Marriage Law

N3 | Dec. 05, 2012 8:09 p.m.

Deschutes DA Says Bend Officer's Use Of Force Was Lawful

OPB | Dec. 05, 2012 6:10 p.m.

The District Attorney in Deschutes County has cleared a Bend police officer in the death of a 62-year-old emergency room patient this summer.

Curbside Composting Program Reducing Garbage

OPB | Dec. 05, 2012 5:34 p.m.

Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has new numbers, detailing the first year of the city's curbside composting service.

Northwest Agriculture Industry Participates In National Immigration Forum

N3 | Dec. 05, 2012 4:40 p.m.

Northwest agriculture advocates are more optimistic Congress will take up the issue of immigration after a forum this ...

Child Poverty Rates Persist In Oregon and Nationwide

OPB | Dec. 05, 2012 4:19 p.m.

By the end of the year, 25,000 Oregon children will be living with a parent who’s been unemployed for six months or longer, according to a new study.

Mother, Son Reflect On How Ballot Measure Affects His Planned Wedding

N3 | Dec. 05, 2012 2:56 p.m.

Many same-sex couples in Washington were planning to get married whether or not the state sanctioned their union. That ...

Report: Fewer Employers Offering Health Insurance

OPB | Dec. 05, 2012 2:26 p.m.

The number of employers who offer health insurance coverage has been dropping for 11 years -- according to a new report out of the Economic Policy Institute.

Two Brides Planned Wedding As Voters Legalize Their Union

N3 | Dec. 05, 2012 2:06 p.m.

RICHLAND, Wash. – This week, many same-sex couples in Washington will line up to get marriage licenses beginning Thursday ...

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