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Murmurs 4/6/11


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Children are the future…of tax breaks? Mayor Sam Adams and Commissioner Dan Saltzman have teamed up on a proposal that would give $500 tax credits to Portland businesses that create job-shadowing ex   More
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Like Rebels Who Never Retreat.


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Let the speculation commence for Portland’s 2012 City Hall elections. Eileen Brady, who co-founded New Seasons Market with husband Brian Rohter, is considering a run against Mayor Sam Adams.   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs 3/23/11


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Marijuana activist Paul Stanford is hitting back at the Oregon Department of Justice, which arrested Stanford this month on charges of failing to pay taxes for two years (see Murmurs, WW, March 9, 2   More
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Sanity Amid The Madness.


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Portland Public Schools is preparing for the possibility Mayor Sam Adams will secure a new development deal that includes the school district’s headquarters. As part of Adams’ broad vision for red   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

We’re Always In A Good Place.


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Longtime Portland marijuana activist Paul Stanford (see “King Bong,” WW, Dec. 12, 2007) has been arrested on charges of tax fraud. The Oregon Department of Justice said Tuesday that Stanford faces   More
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

A Column That Will Never Shut Down.


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As the Portland Timbers’ April 14 home opener approaches, the renovation of PGE Park is on time but about $5 million over the $31 million budget. Per the city’s contract with Timbers owner Merritt   More
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News Bits And Snowflakes: No Two Are Alike.


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Mayor Sam Adams made education a key component of his third annual State of the City address Friday, Feb. 18. He also wants to make schools a part of his upcoming 2011-12 City of Portland budget. In   More
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News That Outlasted Hosni Mubarak


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Attorney General John Kroger this week filed an intriguing lawsuit against the Oregon War Veterans Association. The OWVA, a 501(c)(19) nonprofit, has been under investigation since last year over it   More
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs 2/9/11


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Plans for OHSU and Portland State’s $180 million life sciences building have been trimmed after developers Homer Williams and Dike Dame told the universities they couldn’t come up with the $10 mil   More
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

No Tricycles Were Used In This Report.


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Word in political circles is that longtime Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schrunk is strongly considering stepping down before his current term expires in 2012—and that his strong-arm chie   More
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 WW Editorial Staff
 

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