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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...

    1 student killed, gunman dead in Oregon high school shooting

    1 student killed, gunman dead in Oregon high school shooting
    A gunman walked into an Oregon high school with a rifle and shot a student to death on Tuesday before he was later found dead, in the third outbreak of gun violence to shake a U.S. high school or college campus in less than three weeks. Reynolds High...

    Same-sex couples marry in Oregon as judge strikes down state ban

    For Portland attorney Julie Engbloom, "the biggest stress of the last 48 hours" wasn't waiting for U.S. District Judge Michael McShane to decide whether to overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage. It wasn't whether she had popped the question to...

    U.S. prosecutors investigate Oregon's failed health insurance exchange

    The U.S. attorney’s office in Portland has issued subpoenas to Oregon’s health insurance exchange as part of a grand jury investigation into the spectacular failure of the state’s system, which was never able to enroll consumers online...