Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 31, 2011 eClips

Test scores from Portland schools show gain in writing but too many seniors who can’t read well Portland lawyer files $1.5 million wrongful death suit against the state on behalf of Eugene teen Jeanette Maples “FoodCorps” workers seek to reconnect … Continue reading

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August 30, 2011 eClips

Portland Public Schools’ superintendent, top lawyer, others broke election law by promoting bond, state says Florida company intends to sue Oregon health authorities over salmonella outbreak Oregon school testing: Better math scores despite harder tests 15th Avenue Hophouse, controversial new … Continue reading

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August 29, 2011 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Oregon inquiry digs into plumbing complaints to state Construction Contractors Board * Fire crews brace for afternoon lightning strikes and attempt to contain large blazes update * The life and death of an Oregon Guardsman illustrates … Continue reading

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August 29, 2011 eClips

Thousands of Oregon students at risk of not graduating, reading scores released today show Oregon DEQ: No plans to end vehicle emissions testing, despite Washington’s decision poll– Blog Oregon Politics: State money woes – and local money woes PEBB site … Continue reading

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August 26, 2011 eClips

State economist will deliver Oregon revenue forecast this morning Lightning sparks 180 fires across Oregon, with more expected this weekend Foreclosures account for 33% of Oregon home sales Oregon state economists estimate state revenues have dropped by $200 million What … Continue reading

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August 25, 2011 eClips

Oregon students who meet Common Core State Standards will be ready for college, study says Members of Oregon’s largest public employees union vote to ratify two-year contract NW Environmental News: Computers on Oregon farms; online organics; high-tech irrigation Changes made … Continue reading

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August 24, 2011 eClips

Firefighters contain 1,000-acre wildfire that threatened homes near Madras Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry finds flaws in Portland fair housing audit Oregon lawmakers, spouses, family members head to China for trade mission Inmate was beaten to death at Snake … Continue reading

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August 23, 2011 eClips

Firefighters defend buildings against wildfire west of Madras Oregon jobless rates ease in Portland but stay sky-high in some rural areas Number of problem banks drops, more Oregon lenders report profits Oregon loses $35 million a year to college student … Continue reading

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August 22, 2011 eClips Weekend Edition

State Library eClips * Home for NOAA’s Pacific fleet dedicated in Newport * Powerful peppermint oil, an Oregon specialty crop, flavors the family that makes it * Where to put Oregon’s homeless sex offenders? Well, the Salem Walmart parking lot … Continue reading

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August 22, 2011 eClips

The party is on Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber will celebrate his inaugural, 2011 Legislature at blue jeans-casual, invitation-only event The OEA’s lousy grades — Opinion Three wildfires being contained in central Oregon and Washington College workers face final talks Long-term … Continue reading

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