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May 28th, 2015

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

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May 27th, 2015

A walk along the Allegheny down to The Point, where two rivers (the Allegheny and Monongahela) make one (the Ohio), but they call it three. The old version of new math, perhaps?  What a fantastic day that was, with what felt like the whole of Pittsburgh out enjoying the weather. On bicycles, running, walking, strolling, [&

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(Social media dudes and dudettes — click through to see all the photos!) We didn’t get much rain or snow these last two seasons, and it’s really starting to show around here. Guest photographer Denny Barnes went to Detroit Lake, a popular recreation spot up the Santiam Canyon, and found very low water l

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The miniature procession, called La Petite Parade, is the newest addition to the Rose Festival's grand traditional parade.

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Day 3 of the Rose Festival's Treasure Hunt.

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In "She Is King," which opens Thursday, May 28, at the CoHo Theatre, documentary theater artist Laryssa Husiak zooms in on three broadcast interviews King gave between 1973 and 1981. Speaking by phone from Minneapolis, Husiak detailed her inspiration for the show, what it was like portraying a living icon and how

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A line-up designed for those obsessed with the odder corners of pop culture could prove to be a garden of geeky delights.

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I am a bridesmaid in my cousin's wedding on July 4th. My boyfriend has known about the wedding for 18 months but wants my permission to accept his parents' invitation to a baseball game instead.

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"Early Warning" is the second novel by Jane Smiley in a planned trilogy.

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H.W. Brands' new biography of Ronald Reagan is his best yet, says reviewer Richard W. Etulain.

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Brian Doyle writes about the inspiration for his new novel "Martin Marten."

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May 26th, 2015

Samantha Hess, Portland's "professional cuddler," turns up on the Season 10 premiere auditions of "America's Got Talent." Her cuddling prowess wins her three judges' votes, good enough to move her foward.

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The theater has agreed to sell its property -- a former Wells Fargo bank branch at 818 S.E. 6th Ave. -- to Mill Creek Residential Trust, an apartment developer.

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The 2015 World Series of Poker kicks off on Wednesday, May 27, with the first of 68 tournaments at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. The initial event, named "the Colossus" is expected to attract more than 10,000 players.

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Album Review: A$AP Rocky surprise releases solid second album "At. Long. Last. A$AP," with cameos from Kanye West, Lil Wayne, M.I.A., Schoolboy Q and more.

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This summer, Taqueria Nueve owners Billy Schumaker and Brent Richford, the duo that reopened Taqueria Nueve last year, will begin sizzling al pastor on the trompo from a new cart parked just in front of the restaurant.

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TLC pulls episodes of its hit reality show, "19 Kids and Counting" in the wake of allegations that Josh Duggar, eldest son of Joe Bob and Michelle Duggar, molested underage girls when he was a teenager.

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Ruby Jewel, the two-location home of ice cream, sundaes and ice cream sandwiches, will add a third store this summer,

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Beloved Portland Vietnamese soup and sandwich shop, Ha VL, will be opening a second location in Southeast Portland sometime this summer, Andy Ricker reports on Instagram.

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Food for Thought is a weekly roundup of agriculture, food science and neat food-related articles.

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A tiny restaurant run by a father-and-son team offers a surprising variety of cheap, filling Mexican fare.

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For his solo exhibition at the Oregon Jewish Museum, Portland photographer Frank Barnett has distilled a selection of powerful black and white portraits, some going back 50 years.

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The sixth, and newest, outpost of Bunk will open May 27, just in time for the Timbers' next home game against DC United. For now, the location will only be open during games.

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Guest photographer Maryann Nielson took this beautiful photo at the Schreiner’s Iris Gardens in nearby Keizer. I love that huge bush and the nifty seat. Thanks, Maryann! The post Deluxe Seating at

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Filippino Lippi1457 - 1504FlorentineLost to his father in Round 1.Crushed fifteenth century German Stefan Lochner in

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May 25th, 2015

Michael5000 at the imdb Top 250, part

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In the last blog post, I showed you how to make a Raspberry Pi emulator using the Open Source project RetroPie. In this post, I will share with you some interesting tricks involving keyboard mapping and save states. There are many games that provide some sort of save-game functionality. Maybe that happens through a battery

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We have a new guest photographer today! Joanie Twomey-Shook sent long this beautiful image of the sign at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery on 3rd Ave. You can see the row of blossom trees from a bit earlier this spring. It seemed an appropriate photo to post on Memorial Day, a day to remember those who […] The pos

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May 24th, 2015

Oregon State did just about all it could down the stretch to put itself in position to possibly host a baseball regional.

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Oregon State did just about all it could down the stretch to put itself in position to possibly host a baseball regional.

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It’s time for another Non-Consumer Mish-Mash, where I write a little bit about this and a little bit about that. Celebrity Homing I was reading through the Sunday paper this morning when I came across the syndicated Hot Properties column which features celebrities selling their insane multi-million dollar estates. I

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This is a view of Fern Ridge Rd., just past where it crosses Highway 22 heading out of town. For the record, I was not parked in the middle of the road when I shot this. The road curves and I was off to the side next to it. A great big huge plea for […] The post

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Mi Familia Weekend draws crowd of 400

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Mi Familia Weekend draws crowd of 400

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Mi Familia Weekend draws crowd of 400

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CORVALLIS — “Quick hands! Quick hands!”

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CORVALLIS — “Quick hands! Quick hands!”

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CORVALLIS — “Quick hands! Quick hands!”

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May 23rd, 2015

If the NCAA tournament selection committee wanted or needed a statement from the Oregon State baseball team, they certainly got it and then some from the Beavers the past two games.

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If the NCAA tournament selection committee wanted or needed a statement from the Oregon State baseball team, they certainly got it and then some from the Beavers the past two games.

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If the NCAA tournament selection committee wanted or needed a statement from the Oregon State baseball team, they certainly got it and then some from the Beavers the past two games.

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EUGENE — A small but talented Crescent Valley boys contingent came up just short of what would have been the school’s first state team trophy in track and field.

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EUGENE — A small but talented Crescent Valley boys contingent came up just short of what would have been the school’s first state team trophy in track and field.

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EUGENE — A small but talented Crescent Valley boys contingent came up just short of what would have been the school’s first state team trophy in track and field.

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This is part of the Etzel farm off of Fern Ridge Rd., just outside of town. I just liked the contrast of the green fields with the lighter colored buildings. The post Farm Things appeared first on

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by Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) I have received a lot of phone calls and emails on the subject of marijuana, which advocates say we should call cannabis, but for the sake of brevity in this update I will call it … Contin

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LEBANON — Roger Munk of Lebanon and John Williams of rural Albany don’t dance to the beat of a different drummer … but they certainly pedal to it.

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LEBANON — Roger Munk of Lebanon and John Williams of rural Albany don’t dance to the beat of a different drummer … but they certainly pedal to it.

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LEBANON — Roger Munk of Lebanon and John Williams of rural Albany don’t dance to the beat of a different drummer … but they certainly pedal to it.

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