Microsoft tackles Xbox backlash

When it comes to hyping next-generation hardware, the video game industry doesn’t typically opt for simplicity.

FILE - The Portland City Council considers an ordinance that would amend what has been described as a serious flaw with the school arts tax approved by voters last November. March 27, 2013. (KOIN 6 News staff)

Hales: Leave Arts Tax alone

The council had been discussing possible changes to the voter-approved $35 flat tax because of questions concerning its disproportionate imp…