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  • Putting murderers to death doesn't help victims' families

    I do not know Vivian Penda but I was touched and moved by her op-ed in which she shared her struggle following the murder of her son. In her powerful guest opinion she urged, "For the sake of victims' families, repeal the death penalty." (Nov. 17.) It breaks my heart that she did not receive more support from our public agencies following her profound and tragic loss.
  • O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors

    O'Malley chosen to lead Democratic governors
    Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure. "Our agenda is one of...

    Policing private contractors is challenge for states

    WASHINGTON Hurricane Sandy victims were improperly denied grant money to rebuild. Criminals escaped from halfway houses and committed murder and assault. Case managers for people with developmental disabilities failed to file accurate reports about...

    Thunderstorms spark more fires in U.S. Northwest, causing a death

    PORTLAND (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms that rolled through the Pacific Northwest overnight sparked dozens of new wildfires in parched forests in Washington and Oregon, while heavy rain led to flooding and the drowning death of one person, officials...

    Oracle sues Oregon over botched Obamacare exchange

    The legal battle over Oregon's dysfunctional health insurance exchange officially began this week when Oracle Corp. sued the state agency operating the exchange, alleging breach of contract and accusing Gov. John Kitzhaber of attempting to...