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Oregon agencies blew off complaints, red flags before helicopter sprayed weed killers on residents

oregonlive.com — For years, residents of the winding valleys along the Rogue River in southwestern Oregon complained to state agencies about the helicopters spraying weed killers on clearcuts next to their homes. One man, worried his drinking water stream had been sprayed, wanted a state forester to survey it all.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @noellecrombie: Oregon agencies ignored complaints before helicopter sprayed weed killers on residents, reports @robwdavis. bit.ly/1uAjG9K

Oct 21, 2014

Oregon ignored complaints of weed killer sprayed on residents. Great reporting by @robwdavis ow.ly/D7mkj

Oct 21, 2014

MT @LesZaitz Helicopters spraying over homes and government ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ in response. @robwdavis has the story for you bit.ly/1uAjG9K

Oct 21, 2014

Helicopters spraying over homes and government shoulder shrug in response. @robwdavis has a watchdog story for you: bit.ly/1uAjG9K

Oct 21, 2014

Evidence? Tossed out. Details? Not shared. How Oregon blew off complaints about weed killer aerial sprays. #muckreads oregonlive.com/environment/in…

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Sherwood mayoral candidate Krisanna Clark being investigated by Secretary of State

oregonlive.com — The Oregon Secretary of State's office has launched an investigation into whether Sherwood mayoral candidate Krisanna Clark provided incorrect information on her voters' pamphlet statement. At issue is whether Clark misrepresented her role at the Sherwood Regional Family YMCA.
Oct 21, 2014

Elections seem to be more exciting in the town of 18,000 I used to cover. Ugly YMCA dispute rears head again! oregonlive.com/sherwood/index…

Offensive coordinator John Garrett takes over play calling for Oregon State Beavers

oregonlive.com — CORVALLIS - John Garrett has always prepared for appendicitis. Not the situation where he unexpectedly comes down with the emergency medical condition. The situation where the designated play caller on the coaching staff comes down with the emergency medical condition the night before a game, forcing Garrett into that job.
Oct 21, 2014

What does appendicitis have to do with play calling? Let John Garrett explain oregonlive.com/beavers/index.…

Oregon gives up on Oracle technology, will purchase another state's Medicaid system

oregonlive.com — State officials have given up on trying to salvage a portion of the troubled Cover Oregon technology project, essentially abandoning all hope of getting any lasting benefit from the $240 million paid to Oracle on the health insurance exchange and related work.
Oct 21, 2014

Oregon gives up on $240 m Oracle technology, will buy another state's Medicaid system #CoverOregon ORne.ws/1DygKB9 via @NickBudnick

Oct 21, 2014

Oregon gives up on Oracle technology, will purchase another state's Medicaid system bit.ly/1vJYVwQ

Ben Bradlee dies: Legendary Washington Post leader was 93

oregonlive.com — The Washington Post is reporting that former editor Ben Bradlee has died at the age of 93. Bradlee led the Post through a historic time as the newspaper reported on the Pentagon Papers and the Watergate robberies, which ultimately led to the downfall of President Richard Nixon.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @Oregonian: Ben Bradlee dies: Legendary Washington Post leader was 93 ORne.ws/127pkJS

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Oct 21, 2014

Column from @bloombergnews: Adidas should dump Reebok, like yesterday s.oregonlive.com/UQ11gjF via @oregonian

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Oct 21, 2014

Vehicle crashes into Southeast Portland business s.oregonlive.com/Iqp6S5G via @oregonian

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Oregon State football: Beavers leaning on replacement players, more from practice (video)

oregonlive.com — As Oregon State prepares for its Saturday matchup with Stanford, the Beavers will be leaning on a number of fill-ins along the offensive side of the ball against the Cardinal. Injuries along the offensive line have led to constant shuffling throughout the season, now former tight end Dustin Stanton will start while graduate transfer Jacob Wark moves into the mix at tight end.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @ConnOregonian: .@ginamizell and I broke down a few Beavers who could be in line for expanded roles vs. Stanford oregonlive.com/beavers/index.…