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A visit to the cafe at Portland's famous Powell's Books last week gave me a chance to log on to MetroFi's free wireless Internet service. Oregon's biggest city was fairly well covered with Wi-Fi access points, and the log-in process (shown in the slides below) was a snap....
Written and compiled by staff writers and editors, GOVERNING View is an on-the-ground, and sometimes behind-the-scenes, look at the topics we're covering in print and online. From notes on what's up in statehouses, county courthouses and city halls, to encounters with people, places and things, GOVERNING View is a window into the side of state and local government you don't always see.