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January 25, 2017 OSL eClips

* Oregon lawmaker promises ‘dog fight’ over gillnets in legislature * Gov. Kate Brown taps Nik Blosser for new chief of staff * State shouldn’t lower the bar so quickly for schools: Editorial Agenda 2017 — Opinion * Nonprofit XXcelerate … Continue reading

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January 24, 2017 OSL eClips

* SAIF agrees to $1.7 million settlement with ousted CEO Plotkin * We all must help Oregon’s foster children — Guest Opinion * Federal appeals panel, citing Oregon’s anti-SLAPP law, tosses out lawsuit against rape accuser * Packing heat in … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017 OSL eClips

State Library eClips * Oregon’s top budget writers unveil proposal filled with painful cuts * State might let districts cut 2 1/2 days off school year for snow * Oregon’s national monument fight is far from over * Government plan … Continue reading

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January 17, 2017 OSL eClips

State Library eClips * Oregon’s new concealed handgun policy raises Republican hackles * Transportation officials: Avoid travel if freezing rain arrives * Proposal to transfer federal land to states worries outdoor enthusiasts * Portland needs better than a strategy of … Continue reading

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January 13, 2017 OSL eClips

* House Democrats need Republicans for solutions to Oregon’s problems — Opinion * Pay gap between college grads, everyone else at a record * Clatsop County withdraws from $1.4 billion lawsuit over logging harvests * Obama administration blocks mining on … Continue reading

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January 06, 2017 OSL eClips

State Library eClips * Port of Portland sues Monsanto for ‘widespread’ contamination costs * Steve Duin: Obama’s moment at the Owyhee — Opinion * Portland OK to spend millions of utility ratepayer money on Superfund cleanup * Top bad idea … Continue reading

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January 04, 2017 OSL eClips

State Library eClips * Two of Kate Brown’s staffers resign following conflict of interest questions * Independence a must for a public-records ombudsman: Editorial Agenda 2017 — Opinion * New year presents tremendous bipartisan opportunity — Guest Opinion * Washington … Continue reading

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January 03, 2017 OSL eClips

State Library eClips * Oregon Firsts * Government should focus on serving real people, real needs — Guest Opinion * Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams * Cottage Grove Historical Museum to use grant to improve Titanic … Continue reading

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December 30, 2016 OSL eClips

* New Secretary of State Dennis Richardson names ousted officials to top administration jobs * Masked intruders hit legal marijuana grow — first violent crime at licensed pot farm * Housing crisis took center stage in 2016, will keep it … Continue reading

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December 28, 2016 OSL eClips

* Herd of 41 elk die after falling through ice in east Oregon * Some Oregon school districts with least child poverty might surprise you * Republican outcry over committees could signal partisan fights in 2017 Legislature * Bold action … Continue reading

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