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Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014 noon

THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.

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The Bridge Is Back — But Don't Call It the CRC

OPB | April 1, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Washington state Rep. Liz Pike wants to bring lawmakers on both sides of the Columbia River back to the table to come up with a new plan for an I-5 bridge.

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News Roundtable: March 21, 2014

OPB | March 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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Washington Legislative Session Wraps

OPB | March 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: The Washington legislature has reached an agreement on the state budget.

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Are Defendants Paying Too Much In Court Fees?

OPB | Feb. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Defendants found guilty in criminal cases in Clark County, Washington are paying far more in court fees than their peers around the state.

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Oregon AG Won't Defend Law Barring Same-Sex Marriage

OPB | Feb. 20, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced she won't defend the state's law barring same-sex marriage.

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider Legalized Marijauna

OPB | Feb. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Lawmakers heard testimony this week on a bill that would create a regulatory framework for legalized marijuana and put the subject to a state-wide vote.

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Audit Finds Problems In Office Of Emergency Management

OPB | Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.

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Oregon Lawmakers Hit The Ground Running

OPB | Feb. 6, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: The legislature has 35 days to tackle a wide range of issues. What is at the top of the agenda for leaders in both parties?

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Proposed Law Seeks To Ban "Murderabilia"

OPB | Feb. 4, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.