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Chronicle Endorses Judge Joe Charter for Circuit Court #8

Civic Action, Local Activism

The Chronicle editors and reporters endorse Judge Joe Charter. The endorsements that support Joe Charater speak loudly as does Peter Sage in the following commentary --- Joe Charter vs. Lisa Greif. The endorsement contest. Oregon Judge elections are non-partisan. Joe Charter is getting the support of both prominent Democrats and Republicans. We don't have Republican judges and Democratic judges. The idea …

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ACES Responds to Misinformation in Shaw Email and Mailer

Civic Action, Local Activism

Cathy Shaw says… False: …ACES has raised $4,000, 81% of which is from an out-of-state company, 4 Republicans and one NAV. True:  40 donors have contributed a total of $5400 to ACES.  Although we don’t ask about political affiliation, the vast majority are Democrats - we think about 85%.  Our largest donation of $1000, that Shaw had an issue with, comes …

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David Runkel Responds to Cathy Shaw's Statements Posted Previously on TAC

Civic Action, Local Activism

As Michelle Obama said, "when they go low we go high".  Ashland Citizens for Economic Sustainability (ACES) refuses to join in the mudslinging, name calling and dirty political trickery displayed by ex-Ashland mayor Cathy Shaw and her political allies in the current debate over measures 15-189 and 15-193. ACES is a non-partisan, apolitical group of volunteers proudly comprised of and …

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Chronicle Presents Shaw's Arguments on Ashland Measures

Civic Action

These statements below can be found on the mailer that we learned was mailed and produced by Cathy Shaw. We had to ask their(?) website who they are. We learned from the owner and developer of the website, Councilor Tonya Graham that former Mayor Shaw did indeed send the mailer. She also sent an email to most Democrats in Ashland …

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Key to Opening Oregon is Testing 5/1

Civic Action, Local Activism

Gov. Kate Brown announces ‘key’ to opening Oregon SALEM, Ore. – As Oregon prepares to reopen, Governor Kate Brown announced a state partnership with Oregon Health Sciences University to track COVID-19 cases. On May 1, Governor Brown expressed her desire to start slowly reopening the state on May 15. Just a few days before then, thousands of Oregonians will be …

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Oregon Health Authority Update 5/1

Civic Action, Local Activism

May 1, 2020 Oregon reports 69 new COVID-19 cases, one new death PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed one more life in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 105, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 2,579. The …

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John Hopkins Health Security Update 5/1 (This one is important to read.)

Civic Action, Local Activism

Today's Headlines: May 1, 2020 New from the Center Treating ARDS in the Era of COVID: A Refined Approach  We are quickly learning that our standard approach to treating acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) needs to change for many COVID-19 patients. One of the biggest advances in the treatment of ARDS was the realization that lung protective ventilation was …

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COVID Transmission Not Through Food or Food Packaging - OR Dept Agr 5/1

Civic Action, Local Activism

News release: COVID-19: No known transmission through food or food packaging Ver este mensaje en español April 30, 2020  Given the recent plant closures across the U.S. and some in Oregon, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) want to assure Oregonians there is no evidence that human or animal food—or food packaging—is associated with the …

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Dentist/Veterinarian Offices Reopen May 1

Civic Action, Local Activism

Dentist and veterinarian offices can reopen on Friday MEDFORD, Ore -- Parts of Oregon begin to reopen on Friday. Dental clinics and veterinary offices are two of the businesses allowed to open. It might seem like it's been months, but after about one month. "We are opening our office back up." said Dr. Spendlove. He is one of the dentists at …

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JC Hospitals Losing Millions in Fight Against COVID

Civic Action, Local Activism

Both Providence and Asante are losing millions of dollars in revenue during the fight against COVID-19. MEDFORD, Ore. – Both Providence and Asante are losing millions of dollars in revenue during the fight against COVID-19. “COVID-19 is causing us to have a severe reduction in revenue of about $25 million a month,” said Scott Kelly, President and CEO of Asante …

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