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Canzano: Oregon Ducks know style points count, but can they still find signature moment?

oregonlive.com — SANTA CLARA, Calif. --- On level eight at Levi's Stadium, far end of the suite, there sat a line of Pac-12 Conference employees on Friday night. They tweeted. They gathered stats. They pushed the usual in-game propaganda that conferences across America work during games. I wanted to hand them hard hats.
Oct 25, 2014

Wins aren’t enough anymore. The game has changed for Oregon. They need to pin 50 on Stanford, Utah, OSU and win big. oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @johncanzanobft: Final: Oregon 59, Cal 41… Ducks still in search of a signature moment, and Pac 12 not helping. My column: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Oct 25, 2014

Final: Oregon 59, Cal 41… Ducks still in search of a signature moment, and Pac 12 not helping. My column: oregonlive.com/sports/oregoni…

Aloha woman accused of giving teen anti-anxiety pills, marijuana, leading to drug overdose

oregonlive.com — An Aloha woman was arrested after a 15-year-old girl overdosed on a combination of anti-anxiety pills and marijuana given to the teen after the woman invited her home last week, court documents say. Samantha K. Francisco, 38, was arrested Thursday and booked into the Washington County Jail on charges of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor.
Oct 24, 2014

Aloha woman accused of giving teen anti-anxiety pills, marijuana, leading to drug overdose | @Oregonian: bit.ly/1D9nnYx

Facing prison, Shannon Egeland allegedly ordered teenage son to shoot him

oregonlive.com — A convicted white collar criminal facing a looming prison term apparently asked his son to shoot him in the legs and then concocted a wild tale of a mystery assailant in hopes he could avoid going behind bars.
Oct 24, 2014

Man facing looming prison term allegedly ordered son to shoot him to avoid going behind bars bit.ly/1D9nfsd (by @JeffmanningOre)

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Oct 24, 2014

Do pit bulls bite more often than other dogs? @Oregonian's look at Portland-area data s.oregonlive.com/AWBevhl via @FedorZarkhin

Oregon will appoint 'entrepreneurship and innovation czar,' shift away from out-of-state recruitment

oregonlive.com — Sean Robbins, the new head of Oregon's economic-development agency, said Friday that he plans to remake the state's business strategy. He said the state will shift from a focus on out-of-state business recruitment to "growing our own companies."
Oct 24, 2014

New Business Oregon director @seanrobbinsOR tells @piepdx he will focus on startups, not recruitment - a major shift: oregonlive.com/silicon-forest…

Portland sex crimes unit botched investigation of Roosevelt High coach, retired school officer believes

oregonlive.com — Terry Locke, who retired two years ago as a Portland police school resource officer, said he was frustrated that a sex assault detective didn't give the case the time it deserved. "I know I'm not the only uniform officer who gets frustrated when their cases don't get the attention they want,'' he said.
Oct 24, 2014

Portland police botched sex abuse investigation of high school wrestling coach, ex-officer says bit.ly/1DJjITI (by @maxoregonian)

Oct 24, 2014

RT @maxoregonian: Portland sex crimes unit botched investigation into former Roosevelt HS volunteer coach, retired police officer says oregonlive.com/portland/index…