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Following President Obama’s inauguration Tuesday, the nation’s focus will return to his promise of closing the achievement gap among public-school students. It’s an important task. A ...   More
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Kate Brown And Ron Bersin

Keep the revolving door closed.

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Nothing attracts the Rogue Desk’s attention like a whiff of hypocrisy. In 2007, the Legislature passed a sweeping ethics measure, Senate Bill 10, aimed at limiting lobbyists’ influence in ...   More
Wednesday, January 14, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Barack Obama

Partying on our last dime

Rogue of the Week
Plenty of us little people in Portland wish we could make it to Washington, D.C., for Barack Obama’s inauguration. This is the guy Oregon put over the top in the Democratic primaries and in the ...   More
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Republican Party Of Oregon

For sheer incompetence, the state GOP wins our annual dishonor.

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Here’s how bad it got for the Oregon GOP in 2008: The “Republican” candidate running for the state’s top law enforcement post in November was a former aide to President Clinton ...   More
Wednesday, December 31, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Willamette Week

Man, we screwed up.

Rogue of the Week
When WW makes a factual error, we run a correction. When we make an error of judgment? A lump of coal in our stocking. So why are we the Rogue? Because WW’s marketing and promotions department r ...   More
Wednesday, December 24, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Chris Sundstrom

Such a sweetheart deal.

Rogue of the Week
With 12,998 Americans killed in alcohol-related traffic wrecks in 2007—including 150 in Oregon and 195 in Washington state—drunken drivers should get no breaks. And since that goes double ...   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Oregon Rail Holiday Express

So much for holiday spirit.

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The Oregon Pacific Railroad and Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation earned Rogue infamy Sunday evening for kicking a woman off their Holiday Express train—all because she’s in a wheelchair. Ar ...   More
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

TMT Development

Bully in a bar fight.

Rogue of the Week
It’s one thing to be late with your rent and evicted the next day. But the late-rent tale takes a Roguish twist when you’re evicted while in the hospital after getting your landlord’ ...   More
Wednesday, December 3, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Associated Creditors Exchange

Chasing a debt to the ends of the Earth.

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Families of troops in Iraq have enough fear and stress this holiday season without debt collectors adding illegal scare tactics. For allegedly harassing a soldier’s family over unpaid bills, we& ...   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 WW Editorial Staff

Butch Miller

Un-fare play.

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Just because Portland’s Private-for-Hire Transportation Board of Review is an obscure body doesn’t mean it lacks a Rogue. In fact, board member Butch Miller goes into our driver’s se ...   More
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 WW Editorial Staff
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