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Parking Vendor Gets 15 Months For Bribing Portland Official

AP | Feb. 10, 2016 5:08 p.m. | Portland

A judge sentenced George Levey to 15 months in federal prison after Levey pleaded guilty for his role in bribing a Portland official.

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Washington State Transportation Secretary Loses Confirmation Vote

Northwest News Network | Feb. 5, 2016 3:26 p.m.

The Republican-led Washington state Senate voted not to confirm Peterson three years after she was appointed by Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee.

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Spectacular Drone Video Shows Oregon Sinkhole

OPB | Jan. 30, 2016 noon | Portland

New video shows the gigantic sinkhole that opened up off Highway 101 in Harbor, Oregon, near the coast, this past week.

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Low Oil Prices Hurting Northwest Oil Terminals

OPB | Jan. 29, 2016 10:15 a.m. | Portland

Five different crude-by-rail projects have been proposed in Washington, including what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal in Vancouver. While the backers of such projects have said current declines won’t affect their plans, some existing operators in Oregon have not fared well in the current market.

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Oregon Highway 42 Landslide Repairs Could Cost $5 Million

The Register-Guard | Jan. 9, 2016 10:58 a.m.

The slide occurred at one of the stretches that had been straightened, and that roadwork may have helped trigger the slide, the state has said.

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Port Of Longview Fires Its CEO

OPB | Jan. 6, 2016 1:47 p.m. | Portland

Commissioners at the Port of Longview have unanimously voted to fire their chief executive officer.

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Uber Hit With Maximum Fine For Lobbying Violations

OPB | Jan. 5, 2016 10:18 a.m. | Portland

The City of Portland has imposed its maximum fine against Uber for lobbying violations.

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Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Port Of Seattle Partner To Study Biofuels

AP | Dec. 16, 2015 3:11 p.m. | Seattle

Executives for the companies and port signed an agreement Wednesday, saying the study will help stimulate production of alternatives to conventional jet fuel.

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Oregon Signs On To Sell Only Emission-Free Vehicles By 2050

OPB | Dec. 14, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland

Oregon — along with a group of five countries and seven states — used the Paris climate change conference to set lofty new emission goals.

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Oregon Highway Funding Gets Boost From Federal Bill

AP | Dec. 4, 2015 4:02 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

The Oregon Department of Transportation says state and local highway funding will increase by 5 percent to $507 million in the first year, with additional hikes over the next four years.