Supreme Court Clears Way for Gay Marriage Expansion

Posted by Associated Press on October 6, 2014
Nicole Pries and Lindsey Oliver celebrate being one of the first same-sex couples married in Virginia

Nicole Pries and Lindsey Oliver celebrate being one of the first same-sex couples married in Virginia

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court unexpectedly cleared the way Monday for a dramatic expansion of gay marriage in the United States and may have signaled that it’s only a matter of time before same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.

Related: Reaction in Oregon

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Former NFL WR Chad Ochocinco Looking for Stuff to do in Portland

Posted by Steve Herman on September 30, 2014

Walking around looking for McDonald's in Portland to no avail…

— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) September 30, 2014

What would you say if I told you former Benagals wide-out Chad Johnson was responding to Portlanders on Twitter lookin’ to hang out?

“Child please”

No, that’s what HE would say…

Really though, the Oregon State great Chad Johnson (formerly Chad Ochocino) is here in Portland, just kickin’ it. …

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Should a Wildlife Refuge Allow Hunting on its Grounds?

Posted by Steve Herman on September 30, 2014
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(Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge)

Should a wildlife refuge allow hunting on its grounds?

Tuesday is your last day to weigh in.

The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge has is proposing a youth hunting program that would allow kids to hunt birds on on the refuge. The idea has some activist’s furious, but those in favor say this is what federal lands are …

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Oregon Budgets Millions for Cover Oregon Lawsuit

Posted by Associated Press on September 15, 2014
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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state’s failed health care exchange website.

The state sued the Redwood City, California, company in Marion County Circuit Court last month, claiming that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Meanwhile, the company has sued the state …

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9/11: Thirteen Years Later

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014
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Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at Ground Zero

A look at events marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:

NEW YORK CITY

In New York, the annual commemoration has changed little over the years. But so much around it has. The museum now sits open at the site of the tragedy. The fences have come down around the memorial …

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