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11.7.19: Was Oregon turnout terrible? Surge of last-day voting prevented record lows; Jury: Union must pay Oregon terminal operator $93M; DCBS director steps down and Workers Comp director steps in

Thursday, November 07, 2019

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Oregon Political News

Was Oregon turnout terrible? Surge of last-day voting prevented record lows

Jury: Union must pay Oregon terminal operator $93M

DCBS director steps down and Workers Comp director steps in

Audit: State education agency should do more to secure data

A Proposed Donation Cap Deal Falters Among Democratic Candidates for Oregon Secretary of State

State auditors: Education department says 'significant work remains to fully implement' safety measures

Statewide trail grant advisory committee seeks volunteers to fill vacancies

Expert: Counties lost $674 million under ODF timber plan

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News from the Regions

Wildfires

Portland Area

Parents, teachers want Portland schools to boost social emotional supports with new state cash

Portland may expand which old homes must be dismantled by hand

Portland parents demand dismissal of elementary principal after student ingested crack cocaine

Portland Mayor Wheeler hears livability concerns in Lents

Climate Activists Have Issued Metro an Ultimatum: No Money for Cars in Next Year’s Massive Measure. 

Central/Eastern Oregon

The high cost of dissent in Grant County

Statewide trail grant advisory committee seeks volunteers to fill vacancies

Hearings set for Sumpter city workers

Albany/Corvallis Area

Yih to be honored by Museum of Chinese in America

Lebanon Chamber of Commerce tabs Grizzle as executive director

Benton County voters OK 911 district

Lyons-Mehama water bond measure fails

Eugene Area

Bandon Dunes set to unveil Sheep Ranch, its fifth and final course

Lane County average wages rose over last decade, but other counties did better

Roseburg Area

Tenmile Fire District voters approve tax for paramedic, while Reedsport voters reject utility hikes

Medford Area

Airbnb doesn't pay Medford lodging taxes

Medford firefighters snuff morning Greenway fire

OHA Director: Medical care is only a small part of overall health

Klamath Falls Area

Lake City Canyon cleared of debris for resident safety

Christmas tree permits available on the Modoc

From plaza to park: City council votes on parking and plaza

Southern Oregon Coast

Election draws low voter turnout

Bandon School District focuses on a culture of kindness

City of Coos Bay looks into switching street lamps to LED

City of Bandon bond measure passes; Lakeside public safety measure fails

Coquille City Council split on giving tenants longer notice

National News

$30 car tab measure passes in Washington, billions to be cut

National Election News/Opinion

Amazon spends big on Seattle Council races -- and it backfires

Biden, Warren and Sanders statistically tied in national poll

Gabbard, Klobuchar qualify for Democratic debates 

Opinion

Portland Area

Opinion: Oregon’s forest management a boon for environment and economics

Editorial: One tough mother was one tough Oregon legend

Sources: Hearing on rewrite of neighborhood groups scheduled

Central/Eastern Oregon

Our view | Volunteers set a good example for all to follow

Frazier | Walden's successor must place Eastern Oregon ahead of partisan politics

Albany/Corvallis Area

Editorial: Fire tweets spotlight feud between Trump, California

As I See It: OSU grows; city grows anemic

Eugene Area

As I See It: OSU grows; city grows anemic

Our View: A broader broadband

Medford Area

Daylight time all year? Not this year

Klamath Falls Area

Don’t leave fire safety to the neighbors

How to get rid of lying political ads on Facebook

The internet gets less free — for the ninth year in a row

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