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Oregon Gov.John Kitzhaber greets supporters at the Democratic election night party in Portland on Nov. 4, 2014.

Oregon Gov.John Kitzhaber greets supporters at the Democratic election night party in Portland on Nov. 4, 2014.

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OPB Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes, Oregon Capitol reporter Chris Lehman and reporter Amelia Templeton join host Geoff Norcross.

Retirement seems to be the new resignation among local public officials lately — most recently Portland Police Chief Larry O’Dea.

What could the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the former Virginia governor’s corruption conviction mean for former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber?

And how is the November ballot shaping up? We focus on two measures designed to shake up the Democratic political establishment in Oregon

This week in “That’s So Oregon,” we’ll take up the hot cannabis real estate market, topographically accurate mountain-shaped candles, and other quintessentially Oregon stories from the week.

 

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