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News Roundtable: August 14, 2014

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It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

This week our discussion topics include:

  • The aftermath of the shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, in which a white police officer killed an unarmed, African-American teenager
  • Proposed tax breaks for Intel in Washington County
  • The organized opposition shaping up to oppose the ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon

What stories have you been following this week?


  • Anna Staver: State politics reporter for the Statesman Journal
  • Jim Moore: Director of the Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation at Pacific University
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