Insider Index: This week in Salem, by the numbers
0: Times that former Trailblazers center and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Chris Dudley says he saw Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Supreme Court nominee, get black-out drunk in college at Yale, according to Buzzfeed News.
6.2: Percentage of Oregonians who were uninsured in 2017, according to The Oregonian.
$640,000: Funding opponents of a state ballot measure to restrict government funding for abortions have raised, according to OPB.
$30,000: Funding supporters have raised.
80 million: Approximate views that a Nike ad featuring former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick — who was rebuked for kneeling during the National Anthem to protest racism and police brutality — got on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, as part of a "groundbreaking new advertising campaign" by the Beaverton apparel empire, according to The New York Times.
769: Vineyards in Oregon, according to The Associated Press. Oregon winegrowers are raising concerns that out-of-state vintners using terms associated with Oregon on their labels, could tarnish Oregon's reputation as a source of world-class wines
22: Oregon beers that won prizes at the Great American Beer Festival, "the largest and most prestigious beer event in the nation," in Denver, Colo., last weekend, according to The Oregonian.
$400,000: Amount an Oregon computer technician is seeking in damages in a lawsuit against Google, alleging sexual harassment at its data center in The Dalles, according to Willamette Week.
1845: Year Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Walden's paternal ancestors came to what is now Oregon, according to the Associated Press. He accused his Democratic opponent, Jamie McLeod-Skinner, of over-selling her wife's family ties to the state, according to the AP
40,000: Approximate number of miles McLeod-Skinner had logged traversing the state's massive 2nd congressional district in a Jeep and teardrop trailer as of mid-September, according to her Twitter account.