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Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

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Nov 18, 2014

Sea star wasting on the Pacific Coast linked to virus, scientists say (Oregonian) Chris Suttle, a marine virus expert at the University of British Columbia, and Bruce Menge, professor of interactive biology at Oregon State University, were not part of the study. Both said the study, though it did not definitively identify a virus as [...] Read full story.

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

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Nov 17, 2014

Outside Oregon’s population centers, rural economies still have much to recover (Oregonian) “Every place was affected to some extent by the downturn,” said Bruce Weber, an economist and director of Oregon State University’s Rural Studies Program. ”A lot of the story today is about which places are resilient and which are not.” Battling Ebola: it’s been a [...] Read full story.

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

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Nov 14, 2014

Despite voter approval, marijuana use still prohibited on most campuses (USA Today) Passage of Measure 91 is encouraging researchers to review marijuana policy and educational opportunities for students, according to Oregon State University instructor Seth Crawford, an expert in policies and market structure of marijuana in Oregon. “It does seem to have generated a bit of extra legitimacy [...] Read full story.