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Cartel-affiliated groups likely to expand heroin, meth trafficking in Oregon, report concludes (Oregonian, 6/12/2014). Oregon HIDTA Program drug threat assessment & counter-drug strategy (annual) by Oregon HIDTA Program.

High intensity drug trafficking areas

The growing nursery business (Portland Tribune, 6/12/2014). Nursery news (serial) by Oregon State Department of Agriculture. Oregon’s nursery industry : a history of growth – before the great recession recession (2012) by Oregon Employment Department.

Nursery industry

Oregon infrastructure not ready for quake, tsunami (Statesman Journal, 6/5/2014). The Oregon resilience plan (2013) by Oregon Seismic Safety Policy Advisory Committee.

Earthquake and tsunami preparedness

Oregon’s 1,250 schools have just 144 librarians, library group says (Oregonian, 6/6/2014). How many Oregon school libraries meet the requirements of Oregon’s fully funded quality education model? (annual) by Oregon State Library.

School librarians

Oregon Fish & Wildlife Commission voting on plan to limit hatchery salmon (Oregonian, 6/6/2014). Coastal multi-species conservation and management plan : final draft (2014) by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Hatchery salmon

West Coast groundfish certified as sustainable (Register Guard, 6/4/2014). Oregon’s groundfish fishery trends, implications, and transitioning plans(2002) by Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association.

Groundfish sustainability

Moving into the Community (Register Guard, 6/8/2014). Employment first report : bettering employment outcomes for Oregonians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (serial) by Oregon Department of Human Services.

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Commuter economics: What happens when 7 percent of Oregon’s workforce lives elsewhere (Oregonian, 6/9/2014). Oregon’s nonresident workers (2014) by Oregon Employment Department.

Non-resident workers

Black bear captured in NE Portland (Portland Tribune, 6/11/2014). Oregon is black bear country : guidelines for living with black bears (2006) by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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Voter Turnout At All-Time Low In Oregon Primary (OPB, 5/22/2014). Voter turnout history for primary elections (2014) by Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Elections Division.

Primary election voter turnout

Oregon one of 17 states sticking with Smarter Balanced test of Common Core math and reading (Oregonian, 5/22/2014). Statewide assessments & essential skills transition plan from OAKS and OAKS extended to smarter balanced (2014) by Oregon Department of Education.

Smarter Balanced

Hot Seat: Ted Wheeler (Willamette Week, 5/21/2014). Building a workforce for the future : the Oregon Opportunity Initiative (2013) by Oregon State Treasury.

Oregon Opportunity Initiative

Oregon Counties Show Steady Improvements To Jobless Rates (OPB, 5/20/2014). Oregon Labor Force & Unemployment by Area (monthly) by Oregon Employment Department.

Unemployment rate

Massive survey of Oregon teachers reveals subpar learning conditions for students (Oregonian, 5/29/2014). 2014 TELL Oregon survey : preliminary findings (2014) by Oregon Department of Education.

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Oregon revenue up, but no kicker (Statesman Journal, 5/29/2014). Oregon economic and revenue survey (quarterly) by Oregon Department of Administrative Services.

Economic and Revenue Forecast

Secret meetings raise legal questions (Gazette-Times, 5/29/2014). Attorney General’s public records and meetings manual (serial) by Oregon Department of Justice.

Public meetings law

OR-7: Oregon biologists collar another wolf in Imnaha pack (Oregonian, 5/29/2014). Oregon wolf population (annual) by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Division.

Oregon wolf population

Young workers in Oregon are an ‘endangered species,’ new state report claims (Oregonian, 5/29/2014). Endangered : youth in the labor force by (2014) Oregon Employment Department.

Young workers in Oregon

Report: 651 Medical Mistakes Ended In Serious Injury Or Death In Oregon Last Year (OPB, 6/3/2014). Annual summary Oregon Patient Safety Reporting Program (annual) by Oregon Patient Safety Commission.

Adverse medical events

Don’t just lop and top trees: prune with care (Statesman Journal, 6/2/2014). An Oregon homeowner’s guide to tree care by Oregon Department of Forestry, Urban and Community Forestry Assistance Program.

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As hiring picks up across Oregon this spring, unemployment rate levels off (Oregonian, 5/14/2014). Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) by Oregon Employment Department.

Oregon’s unemployment rate

Study: Minority Students In Oregon More Likely To Be Suspended (OPB, 5/8/2014). Suspension and expulsion patterns in six Oregon school districts by United States Department of Education.

Suspension & expulsion of Oregon students

Worker weevils (Herald and News, 5/9/2014). Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) by Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, Noxious Weed Control Program.

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Oregon teachers union calls for moratorium on Common Core reading, math tests (Oregonian, 5/13/2014). Parent’s backpack guide to Common Core State Standards by Oregon Department of Education.

Common core standards

Two-thirds of Oregon prisoners are violent, with 224 expected to die behind bars (Oregonian, 5/2/2014). Inmate population profile (monthly) by Oregon Department of Corrections.

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