From the Wires

Dog meat trade divides China

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Friday, June 19, 2015

CNN: The consumption of dog meat does have historical precedence in China.

 

Charlston shooting supsect charged

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Friday, June 19, 2015

BBC: Suspect Dylann Roof, 21, is due to make his first court appearance on Friday.

 

State considers increase in driver's license fees

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

BEND BULLETIN: Oregon drivers may have to pay higher fees in the near future.

 

California deems Uber drivers employees, not contractors

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

NPR: The California Labor Commission established that Uber drivers should be treated as employees.

 

Water situation becoming dire in some California cities

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

24/7 WALL ST.: With California entering its fourth-straight year of drought, some cities are running out of water.

 

US homeownership rate to continue its plunge

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WASHINGTON POST: Fewer people own their homes and the trend is expected to continue.

 

Distracted by Facebook, California GOP politician accidentally supports budget proposal

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: A Republican California assemblyman was the only member of his party to vote in favor of a proposed budget because he was distracted by Facebook.

 

Gap to close stores, cut jobs

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: In the face of dwindling demand, Gap has decided to close 175 stores and eliminate 250 jobs at its headquarters.

 

Colorado Supreme Court: Workers can be fired for off-duty pot

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Monday, June 15, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Despite its legal status, workers can be fired for using marijuana while off duty, the Colorado Supreme Court decided.

 

Famed gunmaker files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection

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Monday, June 15, 2015

USA TODAY: Colt Defense announced Sunday it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.

 

Whole Foods determines name of new, cheaper outpost

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Friday, June 12, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Whole Foods' foray into cheaper groceries will be called 365 by Whole Foods Markets.

 

The information of every Federal employee compromised

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Friday, June 12, 2015

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Hackers may have accessed the personnel information of millions of former and current federal employees.

 

U.S. growth more reliant on the West

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

BLOOMBERG: Growth in the American economy was driven by Western states last year.

 
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Oregon's roads are crumbling, and revenues from state and local gas taxes are not sufficient to pay for improvements. We asked readers if the private sector should help fund transportation maintenance and repairs. Research partner CFM Strategic Communications conducted the poll of 366 readers in February.

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Reader comments:

"I feel private enterprises are capable of operating at a higher efficiency than state government."

"This has been used in Oregon since the mid-1800s. It is not a new financing method. This form of financing may help Oregon close its infrastructure deficit by leveraging funds."


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House of Clarity

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