02.17.12 The Morning Buzz


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Columbian.com – Rep. Moeller to hold live chat Friday on Columbian.com – Bring your questions and comments this Friday for Rep. Jim Moeller on the recent legalization of gay marriage in Washington.

Springfield Oregon – Springfield Police Citizen Academy has openings. Check it out!

Oregon 99E project between Oregon City and Canby topic of upcoming open house – Community members and business owners are invited to learn more about the project at an open house from 5-6:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Canby Adult Center, 1250 S. Ivy St. 

Damascus to hold second meeting for Trillium neighborhood park Saturday – At Saturday’s meeting, which will take place at 11 a.m. at Sunnyside Community Church,  16444 S.E. Oregon 212 in Damascus, will address placement of the park elements.


Report slams U.S. voter registration errors; Oregon seeks to improve by sharing data – The country’s voter registration rolls are replete with errors, according to a new report that found that 24 million voter records have significant inaccuracies.

Why Alleys Deserve More Attention – In other countries, alleys are a real cornerstone of traditional city life and activity. Los Angeles has 900 miles of alleyways. We’re working to turn some some of them green with parks and gathering spaces. What are the alleys like in your city?

How much do federal employees earn? – One of the main arguments against forcing federal employees to pay more for their pensions is that most rank-and-file feds don’t make bloated, six-figure salaries — as fiscal conservatives and Republican lawmakers often allege.

Perfect Job Attendence? Unlikely When You Have Kids – Reporting this week’s “Work & Family” column on people who haven’t take a sick day for decades drove home a truth that working parents know well: Child-care responsibilities can have a big impact on absenteeism at work.

7 Cool Resumes We Found On Pinterest – People make connections and share their work on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter — and with the recent explosion of Pinterest, there’s a new player in the game.

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