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Oregon Governor Proposes Dumping Popular Tax Refund

EUGENE, Ore. - Oregon's Governor is raising eyebrows saying he wants to do away with the popular "kicker" income tax refunds.

In eugene this weekend, Oregon democrats are holding their state convention. The big event tonight is the keynote address from Governor Ted Kulongoski, a candidate for re-election.

Some delegates at the convention support kicking out the "kicker refunds," but others say he's giving Republican challenger Ron Saxton an easy issue to exploit.

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