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Judge orders Maine broadcasters to produce interview tapes.

PORTLAND, Maine " A judge has ordered Maine broadcasters to produce unaired tapes of prosecutor interviews in a murder case.The Portland Press Herald reports the Maine Public Broadcasting Network and...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Conscious discipline makes difference at Oregon school.

- Education Week - US

Growing Grassroots Movements Confronting School Sex Assault.

A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed—sexual aggression among classmates.

- Education Week - US

Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming.

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. " Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers.Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

First Year of Recreational Marijuana Sales Are a Tax Windfall for Oregon.

Legal cannabis will yield more than $200 million yearly for schools, public health and policing.

- Entrepreneur.com - US

Civil rights group sues in U.S. court over immigration detention.

The ACLU said in its filing that in recent weeks there have been a new series of hunger strikes at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers in Georgia, Oregon and Washington, adding hunger strikes have previously hit detention centers in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana and Texas. The suit comes as U.S. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Winery or 'weedery': US vineyards rip up grapes, switch to pot.

Bill and Barbara Steele moved to a sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to show for their hard work, they are adding a new crop: marijuana. Oregon's legalisation of recreational pot two years ago created ...

- Stuff - NZ

Vineyards Now Pairing Wine And Weed With New Marijuana Crops.

What pairs nicely with a fine Oregon Pinot Noir? I have no idea, but now that recreational marijuana is legal in that state — and will soon be in neighboring California, as well — vineyard owners are taking advantage of the burgeoning market by adding pot plants to their fields. A few winemakers have been delving into ...

- The Consumerist - US

Censoring You to 'Protect' You.

The editor of The Vanguard at Portland State University decided that it was more important to cover up a story than to break it, more important to evade truths than to expose them, and more important to treat students -- and the wider world -- as

- Hudson New York - US

Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming.

- Townhall.com - US

Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming.

Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers.

- WRAL.com - US

State parks in Oregon

Oregon has it all.

- Matador Network - US

Portlanders support Labour Day

Many Portlanders were up from the crack of dawn on Labour Day as they gave their support to the many and varied projects across the parish. The parish project spearheaded by the Portland Parish Council took place at the Neville Antonio Park in Port Antonio.A number of volunteers from the National Youth Service, National ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Oregon House approves joining National Popular Vote movement

Oregon came one step closer this week to joining a national agreement that, should enough states eventually come on board,...

- Deseret News - US

Iran's Oil Minister: OPEC Still Debating Period Of Oil Cut Extension

Although it is now a foregone conclusion that OPEC will extend the production cuts for at least some period, the cartel members are still debating how long the extension would be, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, suggesting that not all oil producers are on board with the Saudi-Russian proposal for a ...

- OilPrice.com - US

8 guards and 7 inmates were sent to the hospital after a brawl at a California prison

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, FileSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Eight California prison guards and seven inmates were taken to hospitals after a fight between two inmates quickly raged out of control Wednesday and required live ammunition to stop, corrections officials said. Officers fired 19 bullets from semi-automatic rifles and ...

- Business Insider - US

Snowy plover chick hatches on Oregon beach

A Western snowy plover chick that hatched on an Oregon beach this spring is the first of its species to emerge successfully in that area in more than 50 years and provides hope that a management plan for the federally threatened species is working, wildlife officials said Wednesday.

- FOX News - US

County Spends $58 Million on a Jail, Never Uses It, Sells it for $10 Million

The Oregon jail has sat empty since it opened in 2004.

- Reason.com - US

New modified toy car designs offer children with disabilities more options

Researchers at Oregon State University have developed two new modified toy car designs for children with disabilities in an effort to encourage them to further explore, play, and engage in physical and social activities.

- PhysOrg - NL

This Travel Company's Headquarters Has Ping-Pong Tables and Kombucha on Tap

Vacasa's Portland, Ore., office space also features a community room that hosts meet-ups and events.

- Entrepreneur.com - US

West End developer downbeat over growth in commercial property market

Great Portland Estates slumped to pre-tax loss of £140.2m for the year to 31 March compared with a £555m profit a year earlier, the FTSE 250 property developer said today. The group expects the "uncertain political and economic environment" to weigh on rental levels across London’s commercial property markets. ...

- City AM - UK

Decades on from Henrietta Lacks, we're still struggling to find an adequate consent model

The 'immortal' HeLa cells. Heiti Paves/ShutterstockWhen 30-year-old Henrietta Lacks walked through the doors of a Baltimore hospital in 1951 to get a knot in the stomach' checked, she couldn't have known she was about to change the face of medical research. After undergoing a biopsy on her knot', Lacks was diagnosed with ...

- The Conversation - UK

Great Portland Estates slips to loss amid Brexit uncertainty

Property developer expects London's commercial property market to weaken further over coming months.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Cyclist Sues Portland for Wrongful Arrest Based on Racial Profiling

Anthony Allen, of Portland, Oregon, is suing the city for nearly half a million dollars as a result of a wrongful arrest that happened in May 2015. While this may seem like a big number, keep in mind that not only was this man wrongfully arrested, criminal charges were......

- FindLaw - US

University of Oregon Spends $23,400 to Rename Buildings amid Concerns of Racism

The public University of Oregon spent $23,000 on research before deciding whether or not to change the name of several buildings on campus, which students claim have racist histories.

- Breitbart - US

History Lessons Are Turning My Kid Into a Scofflaw : New at Reason

Looking at the past tests and develops the values you bring to your life—including a healthy contempt for authority. J.D. Tuccille writes: "If I'd lived then, I'd have still gone to saloons," Anthony, my 11-year-old son, said as we watched the Ken Burns documentary, Prohibition. "But I'd have carried a gun in case I had ...

- Reason.com - US

Sorry, you can't protest security screening by getting naked for the TSA

Man charged by Oregon, and the feds, for stripping at a TSA checkpoint.

- Ars Technica UK - US

Fight back

OREGON, USA , A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed , sexual aggression among classmates.Unsure at first what to do, the districts adapted the same ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Grassroots efforts grapple with sex violence in US schools

A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.

- WRAL.com - US

The 5 Possible Outcomes Of The OPEC Meeting

The highly-anticipated OPEC meeting will take place this week, but unlike the last few meetings, the hype and excitement is much less palpable. That is largely because the end result is thought to be a foregone conclusion. Last week, Saudi Arabia and Russia telegraphed the events of the May 25 meeting, announcing support ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Grassroots efforts grapple with sex violence in US schools

FOREST GROVE, Ore. — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual…

- Billings Gazette - US

Growing grassroots movements confronting school sex assault

A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed – sexual aggression among classmates.

- The Daily Star - LB

Fighting back: Students, some schools take on sexual assault

A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.

- WRAL.com - US

What is moral injury in veterans?

By Holly Arrow, Director, Groups and War Lab, University of Oregon and William M. Schumacher, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate, University of Oregon. What is moral injury? Truthout.org, CC BY-NC-SA On Memorial Day, Americans remember those who died while in service to the country. In the past ...

- The Raw Story - US

Growing grassroots movements confronting school sex assault

FOREST GROVE, Ore. — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual…

- Billings Gazette - US

Growing grassroots movements confronting school sex assault

A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.

- WRAL.com - US

4th-grader apologizes to governor for horrible crime of stealing a pen and a hazelnut

Sometimes the guilt of a crime is just too much to bear, and the perpetrator has to come clean or risk bearing the weight of his transgression for a lifetime.  For an Oregon fourth-grader, that crime was theft. The theft of a pen. Oh, and also a single hazelnut, from an undisclosed mixed nut bowl perhaps.  Oregon governor ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Spooky illusion video appears to show man walking through mirror

Quick q: how the hell is this video happening? Kevin Parry, a stop-motion animator who's worked on films like Kubo and The Boxtrolls, has confounded Instagrammers with his most recent optical illusion video, "Walk in the Woods." SEE ALSO: Couple sitting on a boat created a very NSFW optical illusion In the clip, Parry ...

- Mashable! - US

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 19, 2017

SEVENTEEN STATES AND DC JOIN ‘FRIEND OF THE COURT’ BRIEF SUPPORTING GAVIN GRIMM: The states -- New York, Washington, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia -- and the District of Columbia have ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Naked TSA Checkpoint Guy loses First Amendment challenge to $500 fine

From Brennan v. U.S. Dep't of Homeland Sec., decided Tuesday by the Ninth Circuit: When Transportation Security Administration officers at Portland International Airport told John Brennan that he needed to undergo additional security screening because he tested positive for explosives, Brennan, in the middle of a TSA ...

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Portland Cops Seek Public's Help In Nabbing Vile Supermarket Pervert

The suspect, detectives say, has been "throwing semen onto unsuspecting women."

- The Smoking Gun - US

Nevada becomes latest state to ban harmful 'ex-gay therapy' for minors

Following Gov. Brian Sandoval's signature, Nevada has joined California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington, D.C in banning health professionals from subjecting minors to ex-gay therapy,' a harmful procedure that has been disavowed by medical experts': The bill, sponsored by Sen. ...

- Daily Kos - US

Parking Kitty makes parking in Portland adorable

Portland, Oregon, continued to keep it weird this week when it rolled out Parking Kitty, a new app that lets you pay for metered parking. The app is based on Passport, one of the largest parking payment vendors in the United States. “We didn't make a lot of changes,” said Malisa McCreedy, the parking division ...

- TechCrunch - US

A Mayweather-McGregor super-fight could be the biggest pay-per-view draw in boxing history

The much-anticipated, cross-sport, super-fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is not official, but at this point it feels inevitable. The biggest reason the fight feels like a foregone conclusion, of course, is just how much money it is expected to generate. While diehard boxing fans may not be interested in ...

- Business Insider - US

USA: An appetite for New England

The fame of Newfane as a culinary oasis may be known in southern Vermont but it has not travelled throughout New England.When I told a couple of well-travelled women in Portland, Maine, I would be staying at the Four Columns Inn...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

US Governor 'pardons' child who confessed to stealing pen, nut on a class trip

A child in the United States has been "pardoned" by the governor of Oregon, Kate Brown, after he took a pen and hazelnut while on a class trip.

- Stuff - NZ

'Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein To Make Feature Directorial Debut On MGM's 'Fairy Godmother'

EXCLUSIVE: Carrie Brownstein, the actress, writer, musician, is getting ready to add “feature director” to her repertoire. The co-creator, writer and star of IFC's Emmy-nominated comedy Portlandia will make her feature film directorial debut on MGM's Fairy Godmother. Take note: this marks the sixth female ...

- Deadline.com - US

Oregon enacts law to ease transgender changes in birth records

- Oregon on Thursday became the second U.S. state, after California, to enact legislation easing the process for transgender individuals to amend their birth records, allowing name and gender-identification changes without going to court.

- Reuters - US

Appeals Court: Your Naked Protest At Airport Security Is Not Protected By First Amendment

Five years ago, when we told you about an Oregon man protesting new airport security measures by stripping down to nothing at a TSA checkpoint, we had no idea it would eventually blossom into a years-long legal battle over whether or not one has a First Amendment right to get naked at the airport, but this week a federal ...

- The Consumerist - US

Reporter Tweets Video of Muslim Discussing His Religion, Gets Sacked

What does it take to get fired from Portland State University's student newspaper?  One writer, Andy Ngo, recently found out when he tweeted out a video of a Muslim discussing his faith at an interfaith panel.  This is the tweet that made him lose his position:

- TruthRevolt.org - US

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