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The First Thing A Chilean Miner Should Read.


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Teachers beware! Portland Public Schools has hired a private investigator for up to eight months of work starting Nov. 1. According to the $35,000 PPS contract, investigator Susan Nesbit is to put uni ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

All These Items Are True.


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Multnomah County Library Director Vailey Oehlke faces a $300,000 lawsuit for allegedly ldquo;dooring” a bicyclist in North Portland. According to the Oct. 4 suit in Multnomah County Circuit Cour ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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When State Treasurer Ted Wheeler urged a moratorium on state borrowing last week, one of the most interested parties was new University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere (see Hotseat, WW, May 19, ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Our Weekly Witchcraft.


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Police are investigating two bike hit-and-runs on Tuesday morning, Sept. 21, in inner-Northeast Portland as being connected. Police said that the car involved in both incidents was a silver Subaru WRX ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

A Column That’s Never Moved To Camas.


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Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith is keeping mum about her restyled high-school redesign until the Sept. 27 School Board meeting. But one element of the plan, which calls for closing ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

The Back-to-School Edition.


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The University of Oregon Foundation is gearing up to pursue new President Richard Lariviere’s dream of independence for the University of Oregon. The Foundation has hired heavyweight lobbyist Da ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

News And Not A Nickel More


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Two strikes and you’re out? Former City of Portland spokeswoman and unsuccessful City Council candidate Mary Volm faces her second DUII after police say she fell off her Vespa near Washington Pa ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

More Powerful Than A Naked Football Player In A Three-Point Stance.


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The state and federal Departments of Justice are investigating “potential contracting irregularities” at the Oregon Department of Energy. And as first reported Aug. 23 at wweek.com, at lea ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Ground Zero Each Week For News.


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Grant High School’s popular choral director, Katy Wagner-West, has lost her job because of veteran teachers bumping more junior colleagues like her out of a job. Here’s the sequence behind ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

A Weekly Lemonade Stand Of Tart News.


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A bit of dispiriting news for Democrats heading into a tough November election. Statewide voter-registration data from the Oregon Secretary of State’s office shows the Democratic Party losing 43 ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 WW Editorial Staff
 

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