OPB Headlines for Friday, Dec. 14, 2012

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Oregon House Passes 'Nike Bill,' Sends To Senate

N3 | Dec. 14, 2012 5:42 p.m.

SALEM, OR. - The Oregon House has passed a bill designed to give sports apparel maker Nike special tax status. Governor ...

Oregon, Washington Consider I-5 Bridge Toll

N3 | Dec. 14, 2012 4:19 p.m.

One of the biggest traffic choke-points in the Northwest is the Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River between ...

Five Ways To Recover Faster From 'The Big One'

N3 | Dec. 14, 2012 4:11 p.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Chances are, you've heard the public service announcements that say "It's up to you to be ready. Get a ...

After Conn. Shootings, Ore. Officials Review School Policies

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 3:42 p.m.

The shootings at a Connecticut elementary school have top Oregon officials taking stock of school policies and procedures.

Oregon Lawmakers Mull Nike Proposal In Special Session

N3 | Dec. 14, 2012 2:56 p.m.

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon lawmakers are meeting in a rare Special Session to consider a proposal to give Nike a unique tax ...

OHSU Upgrades Condition Of Teen Shot At Clackamas Mall

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 2:54 p.m.

OHSU hospital announced this afternoon that Kristina Shevchenko has today been upgraded to fair condition. 

Kitzhaber Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 2:39 p.m.

Governor John Kitzhaber ordered flags on public buildings to fly at half-staff, following the president's announcement that flags will be lowered nationally out of respect for the victims of today's school shooting in Connecticut.

Springfield Police Chief Reflects on Thurston Shooting

KLCC | Dec. 14, 2012 12:55 p.m.

Friday's school shooting in Connecticut brings up the memory of Oregon's deadliest school shooting, at Thurston High School in Springfield.

President References Oregon Shooting In Press Conference

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 12:39 p.m.

President Barack Obama teared up over the school shooting in Connecticut Friday. In a brief statement to the country, he mentioned this week's shooting at Clackamas Town Center.

Advice For Parents In Wake Of Shooting

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 12:32 p.m.

Following reports of a mass killing at a Connecticut elementary school, Oregon school psychologists are offering advice to parents on how to talk to their kids about violence.

More Details Emerge About Clackamas Shooter

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 12:29 p.m.

More details are emerging about the man police say opened fire in Clackamas Town Center Tuesday.

Protestors Urge Oregon Lawmakers To Reject Nike Bill

N3 | Dec. 14, 2012 12:11 p.m.

SALEM, Ore. – Protesters outside the Oregon capitol building Friday are urging lawmakers to reject a bill to give Nike special tax status.

Political Chat: Gun Debate, Nike Taxes On Minds Of Oregonians

OPB | Dec. 14, 2012 11:20 a.m.

Gun law is thrust into the headlines after the deadly shooting at the Clackamas Town Center. Our political guys talk about that and other news in Oregon in their weekly chat.

Outgoing Washington Governor Leaves Behind Insider's Guide

N3 | Dec. 14, 2012 6:50 a.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. – When Washington Governor-elect Jay Inslee is sworn in this January he’ll get more than just the keys to ...

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