02.12.13 Your Morning Buzz

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Welcome New Members:

Erin Leaders, University of Alaska Anchorage/Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Legal Services Major & MPA Masters

Tamara Richards, City of Eugene, Executive Assistant

Upcoming Forums:

February 21: ELGL Willamette Valley Presents Behind the Curtain: Tour of the Hult Center

March 1: ELGL Conference Planning Committee Meeting

March 7: Tiffany Couch, Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting

April 11: Greg Baker, Damascus City Manager

April 17: K.L. Wombacher, Hillsboro Hops General Manager

October 4: ELGL Annual Conference at the Kennedy School

The High Five

North Korea Meme

  1. North Korea nuclear test confirmed: Pyongyang says it has successfully detonated a nuclear device in defiance of U.N. orders

  2. Gov. John Kitzhaber, business leaders throw support behind tuition equity bill: Bill would grant in-state tuition to undocumented Oregon students.
  3. Oregon GOP chairwoman’s bold prediction: Republicans will register 200,000 more voters
  4. Drones coming to Clackamas and Corvallis airspace: As concerns over the use ofunmanned drone planes in the United States reach a feverish buzz, two more Oregon institutions are quietly adopting the technology.

  5. Gay marriage supporters file two alternative initiatives for 2014 Oregon ballot: Basic Rights Oregon on Monday filed two prospective ballot measures with the state that are aimed at recognizing same-sex marriages in Oregon 

I’m just a crime

bunny arrest

Governor’s Pardons are becoming a rarity 


Fired Portland police officer reinstated after arbitrator finds mistakes in handling of case

Dorner: Records show why ex-cop was thought to have fled to mexico


The State of the Union

deal with it

Impact of State of the Union speeches isn’t very lasting

State of the union squatters lawmakers wait hours on aisle-for seconds with president

Biden rules out run for the papacy

Obama urging investments in State of the Union, despite national mood souring on spending


Inside Portlandia

meanwhile in portland

Outside Portlandia


The Career Center

The World Wide Web

ted stevens series of tubes

  • Linkedin’s Clever Marketing tool: Did LinkedIn send you an email saying you had one of the top most viewed profiles of 2012? Congratulations! But wait, LinkedIn also sent that to 10 million other users. The business-centric social network came up with some clever marketing recently to get users to talk about LinkedIn on Facebook and Twitter.

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