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April 23rd, 2014

I really need to blog more so I thought I’d write about my continuing adventures with my Dodge Viper. About 18 months ago, my passenger-side window regulator failed. The window regulator is the part that makes the window go up and down and mine was making lots of clunking noises as it moved. It’s notorious [R

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A 20-inch water main burst on Fifth Street outside the fire department around 3 p.m. Tuesday, causing thousands of gallons of water per minute to flow through downtown streets in Corvallis, di…

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It’s hard to avoid hearing references to the juicing craze. Stores and juice bars advertise their latest creations; a friend talks about how juicing cleared her skin or helped her lose weight;…

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April 22nd, 2014

PORTLAND — Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs afte…

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Early deficits are a little less concerning when you can score runs in bunches.

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Annual May Day March and Rally to take place at the Oregon State Capitol on May 1stSalem, Ore. -- On Thursday, May 1st, Causa, other organizations and businesse

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I passed by the Bird & Hat Inn bed and breakfast on 3rd Ave. yesterday, and thought it was looking rather lovely with the colorful trees and plants around. It’s definitely one of the prettiest places in town.

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Brad Smith found a way to provide Habitat for Humanity with revenue and rehabbers with deals on material

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Heidi Neuffer of Corvallis ran the Boston Marathon last year, finishing about 30 minutes before a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs exploded, killing three people and wounding more than 260.

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When he was still in high school, Russell Tripp used to head out on his bike looking for out-of-state license plates on cars.

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April 21st, 2014

Day after day, Roman Sapolu rolled around practice on an ankle/knee cart.

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Hallice Cooke’s Oregon State basketball career will apparently end after just one season.

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NEW YORK — You can just barely see them through the window of the No. 7 subway as it rattles into the elevated station in Corona, Queens: a gigantic steel sphere, two rocket ships, and towers …

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American Meb Keflizighi wins the men's title and Kenya's Rita Jeptoo captures her second straight women's win in a course-record 2:18:57

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Rob Sisk, President of SEIU 503, participated in a 7 week fast for immigration reform with the national Fast for Families campaign and Causa Oregon. This week marks the last of the 7-week fast. Below are his reflections about fasting for immigration reform. Causa thanks Rob and SEIU for their commitment and sa

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From the Oregonian

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CHRISCARLSON Carlson Chronicles His name was Rollie Bruning, though some called him “RJ” as his by-line in print was always R.J. Bruning. Thought about him the other day when I took our grandchildren to Wallace to visit the old train depot. On our way there we walked past the store front office of what used to [

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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location) Canyon Fair ousted from Simplot Stadium (Nampa Press Tribune) Idaho water situation improves (Nampa Press Tribune) Idaho: nation’s h

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These very small little flowers were popping up in various places on the grass at Pioneer Park the other day. They are cute little buggers.

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April 20th, 2014

This hasn't been polished buy the lovely editor, but I fe

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Albany-based club, founded in 1989, now has access to 20 ponds and 17 river locations for more than 650 members

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It was an odd weekend for the the fifth-ranked Oregon State baseball team.

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The Linn County Sheriff’s Office recovered a body from the Willamette River near Bryant Park Sunday afternoon.

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Michael and Dana breakfasting. with Dana, Ardee, and Alexandr & Michael at Shari’s Restaurant & Pies – View on Path.

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Big sister: I think you’re right. You just need to be selective about who you talk to about the idea so the naysayers don’t drain so much energy from you and cause doubt. You have a worthy idea. You can’t afford to lose confidence at this point because people aren’t getting it. Me: I guess […]

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All my readers are warmly invited to the opening of “Recipe: The Kitchen and Laboratory in the West, 1400-2000,” an …Continue reading →

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BARRETTRAINEY Second Thoughts The number one thing keeping our national economy – and thus all lesser economies – from growing as quickly as conditions would otherwise dictate – is the monumentally constipated and completely ineffective U.S. Congress. And you can take that to the bank. Geoff Colvin, F

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 Marion County Sheriff’s Office last weekend responded to the 2900 block of Wintel Road SE because Kyle Randall, age 24 was knocking on doors and asking residents for a place to sleep. After arriving deputies noticed a plume of smoke in the distance that turned out to be a car fire. When they went to […]

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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location) Reviewing supt public instruction race (Boise Statesman) Recovering after the Oso landslide (Boise Statesman) Major changes possible for C

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To those who celebrate, Happy Easter. I woke up early after sleeping a good share of yesterday.  Let's call it napping.  Sounds better. Why not?  It was gray and cold and rainy and my right arm and hand were numb off and on, from inflammation, so I couldn't really do much else.  Slinko finally sneaked a spot besid

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File this under “I have no idea what it is” because I have no idea what it is, as usual. These yellow things were all lined up at a farm (Lulay & Sons Farms, to be exact) out Shaff Rd. Here’s a side view of them all looking quite dapper …

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More than 530 participants tackled the Dirty Dozen 5K Adventure at Albany Motorsports Park. The event featured 12 unique man-made obstacles, mud holes and a water crossing. Brian Bernier of Mc…

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Conservationists work to save the last remaining colonies of the endangered Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly, including two populations in Benton County

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Lively music, colorful parade highlight a rainy Saturday

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Welcome to the Easter Challenge! Our panel of experts – Matthew, Mark, Luke, John and our Mystery Guest – have two thousand years to give consistent answer to simple questions about the resurrection of Christ. No proof is required, only consistent answers. Our questions are prepared by Dan Baker, author of Losing Faith

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April 19th, 2014

With nine practices in the books and six to go, the Oregon State football team is deep into the spring season.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Nickel arcade air hockey afternoon :) on Flickr.

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Zandr showing what a shark he is. Air hockey FTW!! with Ardee and Alexandr & Michael at Wunderland – View on Path.

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Mikey throwing down some sick air hockey chops. with Ardee and Alexandr & Michael at Wunderland – View on Path.

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Delia finished her first needlepoint recently. She was happy doing cross stitch but when she saw me try needlepoint, she was eager to start. She chose this pattern from a book and picked out her own colors, and off she...

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 When I first saw this, I wasn't sure wha

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