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  • Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received. But an Associated Press review shows that an unexpected rush of enrollees has...

  • Portland to consider a minimum wage hike

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland is considering a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $9.50 per hour, two dollars more than the current statewide minimum. Mayor Michael Brennan said Tuesday the plan he's developing in conjunction with a city task force could be presented to the City...

  • Monica Wehby raised just half of what incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley raised in second quarter

    Pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby raised more than $955,000 for her Senate campaign in the second quarter, while incumbent Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., raised $1.8 million.

  • Ore. AG suing over 5-Hour Energy

    Rosenblum SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the makers of an energy drink that allegedly made deceptive and misleading claims about their products. Living Essentials and Innovation Ventures are the makers of the...

  • Ranbaxy settles with Oregon for $2.3M

    Rosenblum SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced a $2.3 million settlement on Tuesday with an Indian generic drug manufacturer and two affiliated U.S. companies to resolve allegations they sold adulterated drugs. Ranbaxy Laboratories allegedly...

  • Legal pot now a short drive for many Oregonians

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Recreational pot is now on sale in Washington state, but actually getting that pot required some patience Tuesday for residents not only of neighboring Oregon but southwest Washington as well. Freedom Market in Kelso, Washington — 45 miles north of Portland — was...

  • After uproar, Google executive to sell Oregon home

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Google executive who had planned to tear down his historic Portland house has instead opted to sell it after outraged neighbors complained and 3,000 people signed an online petition urging him to preserve the 19th century home. Earlier this year, Kevin Rose, a general...



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