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Oregonians vote on a tax increase

...PORTLAND, Ore. -- For the second time in just over a year, Oregonians voted on a tax increase Tuesday amid warnings that the state...state's median annual income of $41,000. Opponents said that Oregonians could not afford more taxes and that raising taxes would hinder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/04/met_403389.shtml
Metro
Legalized marijuana industry faces pesticide questions

...destroyed their plants. Eight businesses have still at least some plants in quarantine.In Oregon, a June investigation by The Oregonian newspaper found pesticides in excess of legal limits on products ranging from marijuana buds to concentrated marijuana oils...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-20/legalized-marijuana-indust
A really blue state

...state's Supreme Court is making many Oregonians gasp in disgust. A majority of the...should be legally reprehensible too. Oregonians are proud of their state constitution...strict campaign finance laws to limit Oregonians' right to free political speech, yet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/13/edi_11759.shtml
Editorials
Survey counts up 'green' jobs in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. --- An estimated 51,400 Oregonians worked in so-called green jobs last year, according to a new report from the state Employment Department. The recently released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/04/bus_529806.shtml
Business
Blazers' Smith requests trade

...general manager Bob Whitsitt for 50 minutes, during which Smith asked Whitsitt for a two-year contract extension, The Oregonian reported. The request was denied. Around the same time, Anderson agreed in principle on a deal with the Blazers. Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/22/nba_320102.shtml
NBA
Take sovereignty out for a spin

...policies and party were overwhelmingly repudiated by 77 million Americans at ballot boxes nationwide.Even ultra-liberal Oregonians voted convincingly against allowing their state to issue driver's licenses to illegals.Obama's unilateral order is so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-11-28/take-sovereignty-out-
Some Atlantic Coast Conference stars toil in the shadow of Florida State

...Heisman Trophy favorite Marcus Mariota received a speeding ticket last weekend while the Ducks were on a bye.A report from The Oregonian states that Mariota was going 80 mph in a 55 mph zone outside of Eugene. He faces a fine of up to $260 and was given a Lane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-19/some-atlantic-coast-confe
Florida Gators lose eighth player to season-ending injury

...when the No. 3 Ducks (7-0, 4-0 Pac-12) play host to the No. 12 Bruins (5-1, 2-1).In a video posted by The Oregonian this week, Thomas said, "I should play Saturday."In three games this season, Thomas has rushed for 338 yards and six...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-10-23/florida-gators-lose-eight
Oregon becomes battleground in national tax debate

...zeroing in on Oregon. On Feb. 3, Oregonians will vote on an $800 million tax increase...surprised by the poll numbers, given Oregonians' traditional aversion to taxes and...the interests of big businesses. "Oregonians aren't going to listen to Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/20/bus_401641.shtml
Business
Oregonian Horner wins first Tour de Georgia

ATLANTA -- David Clinger took the final stage by less than a bicycle length in a photo finish, but American Chris Horner of Team Saturn came in first overall and won the first Tour de Georgia on Sunday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/28/oth_371050.shtml
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