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11.28.18: House GOP taps Carl Wilson as minority leader; Labor Commissioner Orders Pamplin Broadcasting to Pay Back Wages to Radio Hosts

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

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Oregon Political News

House GOP taps Carl Wilson as minority leader 

Labor Commissioner Orders Pamplin Broadcasting to Pay Back Wages to Radio Hosts

House Republicans Choose Carl Wilson as Minority Leader for 2019 Session

This link takes you directly to Oregon Legislative Press Releases

Portland Area

After industry pressure, Portland may pare back tax on big trucks

I-5, I-84 ramp construction project taking longer than planned

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler ‘fully supports’ studying passenger ferry for Columbia, Willamette rivers

First two builders to break ground on Portland-area's largest new housing development

Steel Bridge a 'chokepoint' for 40-minute ferry service

Metro housing bond funds on Portland's horizon

Housing Complex That Was Subject of $20 Million Jury Award Has a Tenants Union Demanding Action

Salem Area

Why Salem's plan to end homelessness stalled

Central/Eastern Oregon

Hermiston council postpones electric rate increase

Ed foundation disburses grants in Pendleton

Albany/Corvallis Area

OSU football players to kick off Linn Lanes food drive

Eugene Area

County sets overnight curfew for lot in downtown Eugene

University of Oregon selects new spot for historic Collier House

Eugene children collect more than 1,000 items for area homeless people

Wyden to hold town hall Sunday at South Eugene High School

Roseburg Area

Fire starts in Rose Villa apartment

Documentary, online petition support former VA doctor Scott Russi

Despite rain, county remains in drought

Klamath Falls Area

Project, staffing changes for Hart-Sheldon refuges

Southern Oregon Coast

Oregon Department of Transportation working to make Charleston safer for pedestrians

New North Bend Trade Building makes progress

National News

Watchdog clears Zinke in Utah monument probe

Education chief: Student loan debt becoming a ‘crisis’

Trump: 'I don't believe' government climate report finding

Trump, Cuomo to meet at White House to discuss infrastructure project

Unidentified donors gave millions to nonprofit that funded pro-Trump groups

Bipartisan budget reform effort hits roadblock in final days

National Opinion

Editorial: Trump dust-up with Roberts worth noting

National Election News

Mississippi Senate runoff: GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith keeps her seat after divisive election 

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: How local journalism can upend the ‘fake news’ narrative

Sources: Parasite again found in Bull Run water supply

Albany/Corvallis Area

As I See It: Liberals, conservatives should rally around energy efficiency

Eugene Area

This America is unrecognizable

Gerson: In Trump era, life imitates melodrama

Roseburg Area

The Rosebburg VA needs to shed its toxic atmosphere

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