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Measure 97, PERS Divide Candidates For Oregon Treasurer, Secretary Of State

OPB | Sept. 29, 2016

The corporate tax measure and rising retirement costs are forcing financial debates among candidates for two of Oregon's top offices.

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Marijuana Sellers To Oregon: Push Back New Packaging, Labeling And Testing Deadline

OPB | Sept. 29, 2016 12:04 p.m. | Portland

The next few days might be a good time to marijuan pot as retailers try to sell old inventory because of new state requirements.

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No, Donald Trump Didn't Win Post-Debate Polls

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 6:08 a.m.

The internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.

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WATCH: Unable To Name A Foreign Leader, Gary Johnson Has Another 'Aleppo Moment'

NPR | Sept. 29, 2016 5:35 a.m.

Asked to name his favorite foreign leader, or any foreign leader he admires, Libertarian nominee for president Johnson was unable to come up with an answer.

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SEIU, Dr. Bronner's Behind Major Donor To Washington Minimum Wage Measure

Northwest News Network | Sept. 28, 2016 4:32 p.m.

There’s a lot of talk about “dark money” in politics these days. That’s money raised and spent by so-called “social welfare” organizations that don’t have to disclose their donors.

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Portland Mayor Delays Vote On Police Labor Agreement

OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 3:53 p.m. | Portland

After a contentious and at times unruly hearing, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said he will delay a City Council vote ratifying a new four-year labor agreement with the Portland Police Union.

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Scientists Frustrated OSU Will Build $50M Research Center In Tsunami Zone

OPB | Sept. 28, 2016 1:32 p.m. | Portland

OSU is ignoring the advice of some of its ocean scientists by building a $50 million research center in Newport's tsunami zone.

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Former Oregon First Lady Pat Straub Dies

Statesman Journal | Sept. 28, 2016 7:35 a.m.

Pat Straub, the widow of Oregon's 31st Gov. Bob Straub, passed away with family at her side Saturday night in Springfield. She was 93.

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Oregon Law Enforcement Groups Support Lighter Drug Sentences

OPB | Sept. 27, 2016 5:08 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Two Oregon law enforcement groups say they'll support a change to how drug possession crimes are classified.

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Obama Names 1st US Ambassador To Cuba In More Than 50 Years

AP | Sept. 27, 2016 2:47 p.m.

The White House announced Tuesday that Obama plans to nominate Jeffrey DeLaurentis to the post. DeLaurentis currently is the top diplomat at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.

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Don't Shoot PDX Activists Oppose New Police Union Contract

OPB | Sept. 27, 2016 1:25 p.m. | Portland

Mayor Charlie Hales's new contract for the police trades pay raises for the end to the 48-hour rule, which limited interviews after officer involved shootings. Activists question the deal.