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Climate change fight starts here

The recent National Climate Assessment and a pile of other scientific studies tell us that the impacts are real, are happening now, and are happening faster than originally predicted. Carbon pollution not only threatens public health but exacerbates climate ... [Published Register-Guard - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Improving oil train safety

But the proposed rules would be a major improvement over the outdated federal regulations that have contributed to recent tragic accidents in which rail cars loaded with highly flammable crude oil derailed and exploded on impact. In May, an oil-carrying ... [Published Register-Guard - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Which colleges add value?

The rankings were prepared by Some of the results are surprising. Among public universities, seven of the top 10 are in California — but those seven don’t include the usual suspects, the University of California-Berkeley and the University of California-Los ... [Published Register-Guard - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Turning up the heat on climate

Excuse No. 1: Climate change is a global problem. Eugene’s contribution to the accumulation of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is minuscule, and even a successful effort to reduce local emissions would have a negligible effect on the ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Oregon should regulate sale of e-cigarettes

Should we be surprised when such a mind-bending product with juvenile aromas appeals to children and teens? Might the product’s makers and marketers remind us of the wicked Child Catcher, enticing the children in “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” to the carriage ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Oregonians can assist Eastern allies

, a student at the University of Oregon, is studying this summer in Vienna and is currently traveling in Ukraine. ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Sick leave law opponents resort to scare tactics

Opponents are a small minority that is increasingly out of step with the rest of our community — a community that will fight back for opportunities and rights they have long been denied. ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
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First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Angry Bedfellows

, Foreign Policy columnist, is vice president for new initiatives and a scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. His forthcoming book is “The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President. ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Summit Bank profits more than double

The Eugene-based bank reported a profit of $681,000 or 31 cents per share, for the quarter that ended June 31, compared to $316,000 or 16 cents per share for the second quarter of 2013.Earnings for the second quarter of this year got a boost from recoveries ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Brewer, distributor settle

Bigfoot had claimed that Hop Valley owed it $5.5 million because Hop Valley was trying to switch distributors from Bigfoot to Portland-based Columbia Distributing, according to a lawsuit Bigfoot filed on June 27 in Lane County Circuit Court.Hop Valley ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cruel and unusual

Like Ohio’s glacial execution of Dennis McGuire in January, Arizona’s execution of Wood was an egregious violation of the condemned’s constitutional protection against cruel and unusual punishment — a punishment that made death by electric chair or firing ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Brace for GMO battle

Opponents spent $17.2 million to defeat a GMO labeling measure in Washington state last year. Supporters were outgunned, but they were not unarmed — they spent $6.2 million on their campaign. Adjusted for population, campaigns of similar size in Oregon ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]

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Which colleges add value? [Published Register-Guard - 20 hours ago]
Improving oil train safety [Published Register-Guard - 20 hours ago]
Climate change fight starts here [Published Register-Guard - 20 hours ago]
Turning up the heat on climate [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
Oregon should regulate sale of e-cigarettes [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
Oregonians can assist Eastern allies [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
Sick leave law opponents resort to scare tactics [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
Angry Bedfellows [Published Register-Guard - Jul 27 2014]
Summit Bank profits more than double [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
Brewer, distributor settle [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
Oregon voters should pass driver card law for s... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
Cruel and unusual [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
Brace for GMO battle [Published Register-Guard - Jul 26 2014]
Local bank names new CEO [Published Register-Guard - Jul 25 2014]
Problems at the CDC [Published Register-Guard - Jul 25 2014]
Which sales pitch for pot? [Published Register-Guard - Jul 25 2014]
Student housing surge no guarantee of gains for... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 25 2014]
Courting females [Published Register-Guard - Jul 24 2014]
Paid sick leave vote raises legal, liability is... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 24 2014]
California candidate reflects Goldwater legacy [Published Register-Guard - Jul 24 2014]
Jobless rate steady in June [Published Register-Guard - Jul 22 2014]
Sixth Urgent Care clinic greets patients [Published Register-Guard - Jul 22 2014]
A governor for hard times [Published Register-Guard - Jul 22 2014]
Protecting gay employees [Published Register-Guard - Jul 21 2014]
There’s plenty of water [Published Register-Guard - Jul 21 2014]
Sick leave battle weakens city and county [Published Register-Guard - Jul 21 2014]
Paid sick leave: What’s the rush? [Published Register-Guard - Jul 20 2014]
Casting off electronic leashes a good thing [Published Register-Guard - Jul 20 2014]
Should the Eugene City Council make paid sick l... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 20 2014]
Con: One-size-fits-all human resource policies ... [Published Register-Guard - Jul 20 2014]
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