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GOP Lawmaker Defends Faith Healing Sect’s Right To Let Children Die (VIDEO)

The Followers of Christ believe in faith healing only. Many of their children have died from easily treatable illness. An Idaho Rep. wants that to stop.Image from NWCN.com.

Children are dying because of their faith-healing-only Followers of Christ parents. An Idaho rep.’s bill would stop that, but his GOP colleague opposes it.

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You Wouldn’t Believe How Much Free Higher Education Would Cost

The cost of higher education is inflated due to our current funding model. Countries all around the world provide higher education at affordable costs. Image: Tax Credits

The cost of higher education is spinning out of control for American students. But what if there were a way to provide affordable public education, perhaps even for free (If that’s what you’re into)? According to the Department of Education, public universities collected $62.6 billion from undergraduates in 2012. Yes, […]

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Gamers Collect 37,500 Pounds Of Food For Homeless Shelter, Local News Ignores Them (VIDEO)

A group of Portland gamers collected over 37,000 pounds of food for the homeless. The local news didn't think this was worth covering. They're wrong.

A group of Portland gamers collected over 37,000 pounds of food for the homeless. The local news didn’t think this was worth covering. They’re wrong.

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Parents Slowly Kill Daughter By Denying Her Medical Treatment – Believed Prayer Would Cure Her Diabetes (VIDEO)

Parents Slowly Kill Daughter By Denying Her Medical Treatment – Believed Prayer Would Cure Her Diabetes (VIDEO)

One Oregon couple now is in jail for the use of faith healing to treat their daughter’s diabetes, resulting in her death this past February.

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Signs Are Building That GOP Will Face A Significant Backlash Over Student Loan Debt

Signs Are Building That GOP Will Face A Significant Backlash Over Student Loan Debt

New proposals bring hope that, for those seeking a higher education, help is on the way for college costs.

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Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Although Americans face an uphill climb, it is imperative that we continue to make noise about the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision.

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Oregon Legislature Unanimously Passes Tuition Free Higher Education

Oregon Legislature Unanimously Passes Tuition Free Higher Education

Oregon passes a “pay it forward” plan designated to provide tuition free higher education

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Genetically Modified Wheat Illegally In Oregon: A Window Into The Future

Wheat growing in field. Photo from www.redorbit.com.

It was just a matter of time before a farmer would find his/her field infected with genetically engineered crops. Once genetically modified crops are allowed outside of a laboratory, they can and will reproduce. They will migrate with the wind, bees, clothes, and birds. It is for this reason that […]

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Federal Funding Slashed And A Woman In Oregon Is Raped As A Result (AUDIO)

911 dispatcher answered the call, but had no cops to send; image@OPB.org

It’s one thing to see budget cuts as political intangibles; in this story, however, a consequence of those cuts was very real trauma for a woman in peril.

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Vermont Governor Signs Assisted Suicide For The Terminally Ill Into Law

Vermont Governor Signs Assisted Suicide For The Terminally Ill Into Law

Yesterday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin (D) made Vermont the third state with approved assisted suicide laws on the books.

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Gunmen Fire ‘Blanks’ at Teachers to ‘Test Readiness’ (VIDEO)

Image from www.policymic.com.

Had it been a real shooting, only two teachers would have lived to tell the tale. So much for ‘readiness.’

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Oops! Woman Accidentally Shoots Husband In McDonald’s After Dropping Gun (SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO)

Oops! Woman Accidentally Shoots Husband In McDonald’s After Dropping Gun (SPECIAL BONUS VIDEO)

Because the investigating officer says the incident is a reminder of the importance of gun safety, we have included Barney Fife’s special gun safety lesson from ‘The Andy Griffith Show!’

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Roundup — Week Of February 3rd-9th

This week’s ‘Addicting Info’ news in review, divvied up into your favorite categories, including Those Danged Republicans, Guns, Gays, and The Jabbering Classes.

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Oregon Is Now The Only State With No Abortion Restrictions (GRAPHIC)

Oregon Is Now The Only State With No Abortion Restrictions (GRAPHIC)

A study has uncovered that despite Roe vs. Wade making it a right for women to have control over their own reproductive systems, every state, save Oregon, puts undue burdens onto women making them second class citizens.

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Fiscal Cliff Failure Could Destroy Minimum Wages Gains In 10 States

Fiscal Cliff Failure Could Destroy Minimum Wages Gains In 10 States

The minimum wage is set to go up in 10 states, but unless Congress acts in time, it won’t matter one bit.

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Marijuana Busts Expose Troubles Of Legalization

Marijuana Busts Expose Troubles Of Legalization

We are a capitalist society, there is a demand for legal pot; until we find safe, legal, universal ways to supply this demand, we are going to have problems.

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Toke Up! Washington And Colorado Become First States To End Marijuana Prohibition

Toke Up! Washington And Colorado Become First States To End Marijuana Prohibition

Voters approve Washington’s Measure 502 and Colorado’s Amendment 64, marking a historic gain for stoners everywhere.

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BREAKING: Anti-Abortion Protester Stabs Man Seven Times, Walks Free

BREAKING: Anti-Abortion Protester Stabs Man Seven Times, Walks Free

A man walks free after stabbing someone seven times outside of a Planned Parenthood.

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Progressive Guide To 2012 State Ballot Initiatives – Part 1 Of 2

Progressive Guide To 2012 State Ballot Initiatives – Part 1 Of 2

While re-electing President Obama should be the top priority, there are many important candidates and issues further down the ballot.

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Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge Michael McShane For Federal Court

Obama Nominates Openly Gay Judge Michael McShane For Federal Court

Obama nominated Michael McShane, a Multnomah County Circuit Judge, for a seat on the Federal District Court in Oregon. If confirmed, he will be the first openly gay federal judge in Oregon.

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