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10.1.19: Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek files for re-election; California’s new law allows college athlete endorsements. Will Oregon follow suit?

Tuesday, October 01, 2019


Oregon Political News

Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek files for re-election

California’s new law allows college athlete endorsements. Will Oregon follow suit?

Oregon Election News

Four Democratic Legislators to Hold Fundraiser For Challenger to Fellow Democrat, U.S. Rep Kurt Schrader

Oregon Legislative Press Releases

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News from the Regions

Wildfires – Fire Season started June 1

Southwest Oregon's fire season ending Oct. 1

Portland Area

Portland Street Response homeless program up for a vote

Vancouver reporters organize for union at The Columbian

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Threatens Colleagues at City Hall With Political Consequences If They Don’t Support Her Plan to Weaken Neighborhood Associations

Northern Oregon Coast

Judge overturns county's aerial spray ban

Salem Area

Train cars derail on River Road NE, cause road closure

Central/Eastern Oregon

Hanford Oratorio explores nuclear worker dreams and nightmares

Hospital CEO has seen transformation of the health care industry

First responders holding emergency drill near Hermiston

Umatilla County burn ban set to be lifted

Expect extended lane closures on Cabbage Hill

Albany/Corvallis Area

OSU Foundation to get new leader

Benton County looks to tweak pot, hemp zoning

National business award goes to Philomath-based Miller Timber

Eugene Area

Photos: The latest on UO’s new $1 billion Knight Campus

Former Ducks star ready to give back to Oregon community that saved him

ATF agent’s lawsuit alleges retaliation from Eugene office supervisor

Outdoor burning season begins Tuesday in Lane County

Oregon Cultural Trust doles out more than $130,000 to Eugene arts programs

Medford Area

Asante takes aim at cancer

Parks looks to replace Ashland pool

Klamath Falls Area

The changing seasons: Farmers Market winds down and says goodbye to leaders

Southern Oregon Coast

Student admits to setting fires at Harbor Lights Middle School in Bandon

Coos County residents urged to be '2 weeks ready' at Get Ready Coos Bay preparedness event

International News

Peru president dissolves congress amid anti-corruption push

National News

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley wins bipartisan support for Saudi fugitive probe: ‘The Senate wants answers’

House Progressive circulates letter seeking changes to Pelosi drug pricing bill

2020 growth to fall to 1.7 percent on trade woes: S&P

Presidential News

Trump allies push denials as Democrats promote impeachment

Many developmentally disabled Washingtonians denied services due to lack of funding

What's next as House committees launch impeachment probes

DOJ says Trump contacted foreign countries to assist Barr's Russia inquiry

House Democrats subpoena Giuliani for Ukraine documents

McConnell: Senate would have 'no choice' but to take up impeachment

National Opinion

Opinion: This #MeToo hotline gets hundreds of calls from women being harassed (Washington Post)

Gail Collins: Rudy, the world’s best friend

Paul Krugman: Impeaching Trump good for economy

Kathleen Parker: Democrats, show me the message

National Election News/Opinion

Flake tells GOP: Trump 'does not deserve reelection'

Thornberry joins list of retiring Texas Republicans


Central/Eastern Oregon

From the tractor seat | Straying out of my natural habitat

Albany/Corvallis Area

Other views: Oregon editorial writers weigh on the death penalty, vocational education

Eugene Area

Time for tough talks

Southern Oregon Coast

Impeachment inquiry is needed but not without risks

Time to do some controlled burns


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