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Cover Oregon director Rocky King steps down for medical leave

Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Cover Oregon director Rocky King steps down for medical leave
Cover Oregon director Rocky King steps down for medical leave as exchange claims first enrollees. Rocky King, director of Oregon's non-working health insurance exchange, stepped down Monday to take medical leave and may not return. King's departure, announced at a Cover Oregon board meetin [...]

Genetically Engineered Foods a Plus

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Genetically Engineered Foods a Plus
Andrew Kimbrell makes many misstatements in his letter "Our GM Food Fears Aren't Irrational" (http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304527504579167700690265822) (Nov. 9): "The vast majority of GE crops are developed to resist and therefore promote pesticides, sharply increasin [...]

Bomb explodes at the Jackson County DA's office

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Bomb explodes at the Jackson County DA's office
Medford Police Chief Tim George called this morning's propane-tank bomb at the Jackson County District Attorney's Office an act of domestic terrorism. He said Oregon State Police and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are helping Medford police investigate. Twenty-five peopl [...]

Ways and Means chairmen say Oregon budget will go forward 

Friday, May 17, 2013
Ways and Means chairmen say Oregon budget will go forward 
SALEM, Ore. — The Democrats in charge of writing a new state budget said Friday they’re casting aside proposed tax increases and public-employee pension cuts and will begin advancing early pieces of a spending plan for the next two years. More of the story... (http://www.oregonli [...]

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