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Murmurs: The Other Side of Portlandia Gets its Due.


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Move over, Baltimore: Portland has its own Tommy Carcetti. City Commissioner Nick Fish will make his film debut on HBO next month in American Winter, a documentary on Portland families struggling on t   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Fluoride Foes Love Their Reflection in the Water.


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Flummoxed by the fluoridation fight? Fluoridation opponents are adding to the confusion. The campaign to pass city ballot Measure 26-151 in May, which would authorize fluoridating the drinking wat   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Hose Flushing, Ghost Trains and a Nike Shocker


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The Portland Bureau of Transportation has spent $3.8 million in the past year—that’s 19 percent of all parking-meter revenues—to clean up TriMet’s transit mall, pay off the mall’s debt   More
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Lainie Block Wilker Recruiting PPS School Board Candidates

All the news that’s fit to update.


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High overtime spending in the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office will be part of an upcoming county audit. As WW reported, deputies use overtime to add tens of thousands of dollars to their pay (“O   More
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Oregon Zoo’s Norovirus Woes

Would you like fries with that?


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The Oregon Zoo has apologized to a family whose 9-month-old son needed emergency medical attention after getting sick following a meal at the zoo’s Cascade Grill. Mitali Kulkarni says she and    More
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Hales Prioritizes Safety in Wake of Newtown.

All the news of interest so far this year.


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New Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is making a response to the Newtown, Conn., school massacre a top priority for his first week in office. Hales has scheduled a meeting this week with Police Chie   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Wolfson Kickstarts Radio Show

We’d rather be out playing in the snow.


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It took less than a week for Carl Wolfson to raise the $40,000 he needed to start an Internet talk-radio show. The former morning host on progressive talk station KPOJ-AM 620 surpassed his Kicks   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Goldschmidt Claims he Was Bilked

News that never forgets.


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Ex-Gov. Neil Goldschmidt says he’s been ripped off to the tune of $601,599—the amount he and his wife, Diana, claim in a lawsuit they invested with Arkansas-based Voyager Financial Group. Th   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Elephant Calf Confusion at Oregon Zoo

Can we use an electric prod on zoo officials?


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Oregon Zoo officials are trying to explain away their misleading and false statements after the embarrassing news the zoo’s new baby elephant actually belongs to a California traveling elephant    More
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Election Shows Portland Still Divided

Cutting the cords at food-cart pods.


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What can you say about a once-promising politician who lost? That he showed, even in a crushing defeat, Portland’s east-west divide still persists. State Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portland) say   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 WW Editorial Staff
 

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