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‘Botched’ Execution | Why Is It So Hard To Kill Someone? | Oregon/CA Have Assisted Suicide, Use Those Drugs.

The lawyer representing an Alabama death-row inmate argued in court filings on Monday his client should not appear for a second time in a death chamber because the first “botched” execution was an “excruciating experience.” Attorney Bernard Harcourt wrote in … Continue reading

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Women’s crime rates climb | From Todays Headlines The Drug Addicted, Mental Ill and Just Plain Nasty

The Jackson County Jail and Oregon’s only prison for women are overflowing with a burgeoning number of female offenders — prompting local and state officials to rethink a criminal justice system that largely has overlooked the ways women criminals differ … Continue reading

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Trump signals he’s open to mileage tax with praise of Oregon program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his … Continue reading

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VIDEO: ‘Oh No!’ — The Most Embarrassing Tic-Tac-Toe Game Ever Played

The NBA’s Portland Trailblazers’ in-game entertainment lineup included a contest in which two fans competed to win a tic-tac-toe battle, wherein each contestant would receive an ‘X’ or ‘O’ upon making a layup.  The two participants proved themselves to be … Continue reading

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Ex-wife of ousted White House aide Rob Porter says marriage was ‘strongly’ abusive | What Would Happen If He Was a Teacher

White House staff secretary Rob Porter, known as a part of President Trump’s inner circle, resigned from his position following accusations of abuse from his ex-wives. USA TODAY via Rob Porter: Ousted Trump aide’s ex-wife says he was ‘strongly’ abusive … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Multicultural Bipartisan MeToo Moment | Dogs Everywhere

“SALEM — Sen. Jeff Kruse not only subjected two female senators to unwanted touching, he groped or gave lingering hugs to many other women working at the Oregon Capitol, an independent investigator concluded in a damning report released Tuesday. Kruse’s actions created … Continue reading

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Crow Not to be Messed With

via Respect the crows: Letter to the editor | The Portland Audubon Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information about a die-off of 10 crows in Northeast Portland.(Shawn Bergman) It wasn’t a die-off it was self-defense. ‘The Birds’ … Continue reading

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