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Politics Oregon reacts to passing of Dave Frohnmayer Oregon reacts to passing of Dave Frohnmayer
The family of Dave Frohnmayer said he maintained a full schedule up to the end, keeping private his battle with prostate cancer.

The family issued a statement on his passing, as did Oregon leaders like Gov. Kate Brown and Sen. Jeff Merkley.
Politics Oregon governor appoints new Secretary of State Oregon governor appoints new Secretary of State
When Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned, the job passed to Secretary of State Kate Brown under rules set forth in Oregon's state constitution.

That left Brown's elected position vacant - and, per the constitution, it fell to the new governor to appoint her successor.
Politics Oregon Senate votes unanimously to outlaw 'revenge porn' Oregon Senate votes unanimously to outlaw 'revenge porn'
The bill was crafted to shield jilted lovers from having intimate photos, shared consensually with a former partner, posted online without their permission. The pictures often include contact information and links to the victim's social media profiles.