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Archive for September 15, 2008

OregonLive: Violent crime up in Oregon

September 15, 2008

  by The Oregonian Monday September 15, 2008, 11:22 AM The violent crime went up 2.6 percent in Oregon in 2007, the largest increase since Measure 11’s mandatory minimum sentences went into effect in 1995. Nationally, the violent rate crime dropped 1.4 percent. Oregon’s property crime rate dropped 4 percent and has dropped a total […]

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AdAge: Programming Changes Cause Drop in Product Placement

September 15, 2008

  Cable Down 20% From Last Year, While Broadcast Reaps Benefits By Max Lakin  Published: September 15, 2008 NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Despite popular sentiment to the contrary (e.g., all those designer threads on “Gossip Girl”), product placement has had less airtime on network TV for the first six months of the year compared with the same […]

KTVZ: Russian judges visit Oregon

September 15, 2008

Associated Press – September 14, 2008 4:05 PM ET PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A group of Russian judges is visiting Oregon to learn about the state juvenile justice system. The visit is sponsored by Open World Leadership Center, an exchange program run by Congress. The center has offered a “rule of law” judicial exchange program […]

Telegraph.co.uk: Luol Deng proves constant threat as Great Britain hammer Israel in European qualifiers

September 15, 2008

Great Britain showed impressive strength from the bench in Liverpool last night to defeat Israel 96-86, and leave qualification for next year’s European Championships in Poland in their own hands.   By Brendan Gallagher Last Updated: 12:33AM BST 15 Sep 2008 Inspiration: Luo Deng leads Great Britain to victory over Isreal Photo: PA Two wins […]

CBSSports: Position rankings: Centers get in line behind Superman

September 15, 2008

Sep. 15, 2008 By Tim Povtak The Sports Xchange/CBSSports.com     Dwight Howard is a long, long way from reaching his lofty goal of being one of the best to ever play the game, but he certainly is pointed in the right direction.   The sky is the limit for Dwight Howard. (Getty Images)   […]

Daily Journal of Commerce: Transportation fund gets help

September 15, 2008

Addition of $8 billion will prevent crisis, but Federal Highway Trust Fund is still likely to run dry in 2009 POSTED: 04:00 AM PDT Monday, September 15, 2008 BY TYLER GRAF The Federal Highway Trust Fund is saved. For now, that is. The United States Congress last week passed legislation shoring up an additional $8 […]