And we wound up once again with extra limerick, so you can play along at home. Fill in the blank with the word or phrase from this week's Oregon news:
The learning they hope to amass
Takes a back seat to job woes, alas.
With no work to be found,
Record numbers are bound
To ride out the recession in _____________.
(The answer can be found in the Comments below, or in this week's Spanning the State at Loaded Orygun.)