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Politics Panel advances bill for university independence Panel advances bill for university independence
A legislative panel voted Thursday to send the full Legislature a bill allowing some Oregon universities to create their own governing boards and increase their independence from the statewide university system.
Politics Oregon pot measure struggles with fundraising Oregon pot measure struggles with fundraising
Advocates who want to legalize marijuana in Oregon have raised almost no money for their effort and have less than $2,000 in the bank, campaign finance records show.
Politics Kitzhaber welcomes Class of 2025 to school Kitzhaber welcomes Class of 2025 to school
Gov. John Kitzhaber, Chief Education Officer Rudy Crew and, more fascinatingly for the youngsters, a bevy of television cameramen greeted the children Wednesday on their first day of school.
Politics Idaho Supreme Court to broadcast arguments live on the web Idaho Supreme Court to broadcast arguments live on the web
A live stream of oral arguments presented at the Idaho Supreme Court will begin over the web this month, bringing all of the legal action to residents, reporters and other interested parties even if they're far away from the courthouse.