01.17.13 Your Morning Buzz

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The High Five

  1. Lake Oswego mayor quietly recruited new interim city manager after November election – Coffee was a member and supporter of the Lake Oswego Citizens Action League, a political action committee that backed Studebaker and the slate of council candidates that aligned with him. He helped run one of the candidate forums LOCAL put on and made an in-kind contribution to the group for $136 for flyers, campaign finance records show.

  2. Controversy clouds city appointments – “I think the best thing for the city at this point is to get the best possible candidate that fits with what they want,” he said Wednesday morning. “I really would like the mayor and the council to be successful. … My thought was always ‘how can I help them get up to speed?’ I think that’s what Tom (Coffee) will do as well: How can we get these people the information they need so they can make good decisions?”

  3. Bend councilors pick Clinton as new mayor -The vote for Bend’s next mayor took a surprising turn Wednesday night at the packed city council meeting. Two of the three city councilors withdrew their names.

  4. Preserving parks and taking cuts – Parks and recreation director offers early retirement to save city dollars Ken Worcester has two favorite places to visit in West Linn.

  5. What Is Driving Growth in Government Spending? – A closer look at social insurance and entitlement programs reveals some surprises about where government spending is – and isn’t – increasing.

 

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The World Wide Web

Instagram reminds users of privacy policy change – Those who use the photo service should have received a reminder from the company about its scheduled switch over to new terms of service. In that e-mail, Instagram reiterated that the change will not include controversial language related to how the photos can be used for advertising.

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