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Oregon first lady used taxpayer money for Seattle trip
Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes used a taxpayer-funded trip to Seattle to work for her private consulting clients.
Portland files lawsuit against Uber
The Uber vs. Portland showdown continues to progress, with the city filing a lawsuit on Monday afternoon against the transportation startup.
NY Times: Traveling Cheryl Strayed's Wild Oregon
Reese Witherspoon was here, too. But she had it a little easier.
Oregon's salmon license plate pays for bureaucrat's salary
The state promises online that the money will go directly to restoration projects to benefit salmon. Untrue.
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