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Radical idea from Oregon–let reporters sit in on executive sessions of public agencies

December 14th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Have you ever been asked to leave a public meeting so that the board could go into “executive session” for discussions out of public view? If so, you’ve probably also wondered how far afield those secret meetings are able to go, even perhaps circumventing the sunshine law? I’ve been in that situation a number of […]

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Feline Friday: Breaking and entering

December 14th, 2012 · 3 Comments

This was the scene last night in the hallway that leads down to our bedroom. I thought Annie had gone hunting and was stretched out surrounded by feathers. But on closer inspection, it was clear she went hunting, but not for food. She tracked down a bag of fine catnip, ripped it open, and spread […]

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