From the Wires

Oregon Democrats steadfast in support of Planned Parenthood

PORTLAND TRIBUNE: Despite controversy, Oregon's top Democrats pledged support for women's-health organization.

Man sues housing company over pitbull policy

ASSOCIATED PRESS: A Milwaukie man was told he couldn't keep his pitbull, but then noticed the policy was not applied to everyone.

Toxic algae bloom worse than expected

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The toxic algae bloom off the Pacific Coast spans from California to Alaska.

Study supports Uber's drunk-driving claims

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Ridesharing companies have touted the effect they'll have on drunken driving and a new report backs up those claims.

Is Twitter a takeover target?

BLOOMBERG: Struggling tech company may be targeted for acquisition.

Washington to add 7 cents to gas tax

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The price of gas in Washington will continue to increase.

Wages, benefits grow at slowest pace in 33 years

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Hiring may be up, but paychecks are stagnating.

Amazon earns $92M in profit

SEATTLE TIMES: Amazon surpassed analysts' 2nd-quarter projects with a $92 million profit, when many believed the company would log losses.

Under Armour bests Q2 earnings expectations

BLOOMBERG: Under Armour rode strong shoe sales past analysts' forecasts.

More than a hundred passengers forced to stay overnight at PDX

OREGONLIVE.COM: Passengers en route to Germany were forced to camp at Portland International Airport for a full day.

Immunization rates to be available to parents

BEND BULLETIN: Lawmakers hope peer pressure drops rate of unvaccinated children.

CEO who pledged $70K minimum wage sued by brother

ASSOCIATED PRESS: The Seattle CEO who made news by raising his company's minimum wage to $70,000 a year is being sued by his brother.

Toshiba executives resign over $1.2B accounting fraud

BLOOMBERG: Nine executives, including the CEO, stepped down Tuesday after it was discovered the company fraudulently inflated profits.