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June 26th, 2017

Don't laugh at the poop story. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post The Monday Roundup: Pro-bi

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Four fresh job openings. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post Jobs of the Week: We

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[Photo: Like this bus, public education may be wrecked by Trump and DeVos (Reuters & Metro).] By: Henry A. Giroux Source: Salon with author’s permission onald Trump’s ascendancy in American politics has made visible a plague of deep-seated civic illiteracy, a corrupt political system and a contempt for reason th

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[Photo: Water Protectors holding their ground at Standing Rock.] By Indian Country Media Network Staff Source:  Indian Country Today he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law in its fast-tracked approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a U.S. District Court Judge in Washington D.C. has ruled. Judge James Boasb

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From Chris Isaak to Joss Stone to Dirty Revival, 10 acts not to miss over the 4th of July weekend.

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McDonald's now offers a 24-hour delivery service right to your doorstep

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If you're new to Portland or even just visiting, you're in for some big surprises. Here are 30 unusual aspects of life in the Rose City that longtime residents know, but newcomers don't get -- at least not yet.

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List of different places to watch fireworks in Portland 2017 during the 4th of July

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McDonald's now offers a 24-hour delivery service right to your doorstep

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Sony Pictures has released a new featurette for the upcoming The Dark Tower feature film, including interviews with stars Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and the series creator Stephen King! Stephen King’s The Dark Tower is the most ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors. Now the s

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Big Bill Broonzy (1893-1958) Hugues Cuénod (1902-2010) Wolfgang Windgassen (1914-1974) Giuseppe Taddei (1916-2010) Syd Lawrence (1923-1998) Jacob Druckman (1928-1996) Claudio Abbado (1933-2014) and Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) Walter Farley (1916-1989)

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Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Reservoir Dogs by diving into the brilliant, twisted mind of Quentin Tarantino and discover the artistic process of an Oscar-winning legend. Born in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1963, Quentin Tarantino spent many Saturday evenings during his childhood accompanying his mother to the movies, nour

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Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) just demonstrated why private health insurance cannot provide necessary care to all Americans -- and, what's worse, while doing so he doesn't seem

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June 25th, 2017

Waters brought the Pink Floyd experience to the Moda Center on Sunday.

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Remy Ma, who returned from prison in 2014 after serving time for assault, won best female hip hop artist Sunday in Los Angeles, an award Minaj has won since 2010.

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We’re taking a couple of days off for summer vacation here at EmptyEasel, so there’ll be no new articles published this week. Everything will be back to normal next Sunday, however. . . so until then, enjoy the beautiful weather and stay cool! Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel: How to Get Past the Post-Pr

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No one would disagree that we now live in a mobile world and the trend towards having a bet using a mobile device has increased alongside the growth of mobile use. If you think about it this makes a lot of sense because as technology advances and wi-fi becomes far more widespread many people now […]

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Check out the latest fashions from the red carpet at Sunday's BET Awards.

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The week's choices include the 2017 BET Awards, the Season 4 debut of "Power," the Season 2 debut of "Preacher," and the premiere of the third and final season of "Broadchurch."

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[Photo: Disabled citizens attempt to meet with Mitch McConnell regarding the proposed Trumpcare. They were forcibly removed. (Video clip)] By Rowan Wolf On Friday June 23, 2017, Ari Melber, sitting in for Lawrence O’Donnell on, facilitated the best and most extensive examination of Medicaid and the potential consequen

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It's been a wild weather ride these past couple of weeks in Portland, Oregon. We've had a chilly and rainy early June 2017 and now as we approach July we're hitting 100-degree temperatures. This reminds me of the summer we did a wedding at Bridal Veil Lakes for almost 200 people that took us through the full complement of s

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Since "Masterpiece Theater" first launched on public television in 1971, it's brought literary adaptations, period sagas, added "Masterpiece Mystery" and, finally, lost the "Theater" part of its name. Here are 15 notable "Masterpiece" programs, ranked from best to not so masterful.

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Here is hot pad #7. This one is definitely approaching "really good" in my opinion. It hits most of my marks—invisible seams, front and back and nearly jogless stripes. The best method for smoothing the jogs yet, but I'm beginning to believe there is no way of getting them perfect, especially narrow stripes.

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As has been mentioned here on occasion, that whole union-backed "Fight for $15" thing was absolutely going to come back to bite in the form of automation; Applebee's and other food joints began testing tablet-ordering, and as also mentioned, Mickey...

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A total of ten planes, including two E-4B "doomsday planes" were damaged by a tornado in Nebraska last week. There are still a couple more, so it's all good. But maybe they ought to not leave them lying around when...

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Bahawalpur, Pakistan - a tanker truck overturned in the city this morning, and people with buckets and other containers gathered around it to collect free fuel that was leaking from the tank. Sure enough, it exploded. 140 dead so far,...

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Gustave Charpentier (1860-1956) Arthur Tracy (1899-1997) Bill Russo (1928-2003) Kurt Schwertsik (1935) Carly Simon (1945) and Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) George Abbott (1887-1995) George Orwell (1903-1950)

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Following the success of Capturing Archetypes, Volume 1 and Volume 2, this deluxe third volume showcases not only beautifully photographed collectibles but also discussions and documentation exploring the creation of these pieces from the artists themselves. Capturing Archetypes, Volume 3 is a loving homage to the fandoms t

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June 24th, 2017

by Anonymous Uber and Lyft drivers are the worst! The way they suddenly stop in the middle of the street is dangerous. And to the passengers, ask your driver to drop you off in a safe place. I doubt their bullshit insurance will cover you when you get hurt. Uber shills, abstai

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I like this, from Scott Denning's Twitter profile (@airscottdenning):"Tweeting about the 3 S's of Climate Change: Simple. Serious. Solvable."

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Sonoma farmers grow a large amount of the produce served in San Francisco's finest restaurants.

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Often referred to as antelope, they aren't. They're remnants of the Pleistocene era, and unique to North America. They're capable of running at 45 mph for miles at a time, although they can hit 60 mph for short bursts. This...

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Admittedly, it wasn't very difficult. All Perry could do was just dumbly deny what the science says: I think Franken might be thinking of running fo

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News you can use. Seems a trifle ironic: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Someone stole a television news station’s SUV in Downtown Albuquerque while the crew was gathering footage for a story about crime in the area. Michelle Donaldson, KOB news director,...

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Wells joined Oliver Maroney and Josh Eberley on The Big3 Show to talk about his time in, and life after, the NBA. Former

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis. Davis testified at his 2014 hearing that he attacked Shea with a knife and held a gun on...

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from Instagram Filed under: Instagram, Photography Tagged: instagram, photography, Photos

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Traffic-stop searches dropped by 50% or more in Colorado and Washington following legalization of marijuana. Suspicion of possession has been a long-standing and favored pretext for so-called discretionary stops and searches. In Colorado, the change occurred gradually, with searches dropping...

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Zach Collins and Caleb Swanigan weren’t what Blazers fans expected. Did Portland do the right thing? In this special weekend

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Eric Holder's thinking of running for president in 2020? (1) He dropped all charges against two Black Panthers who were filmed intimidating 2008 voters. (2) He was responsible for trafficking firearms to Mexican drug cartels. (3) He prevented Florida from...

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Give Stevie Wonder credit for trying. Black Lives Matter would have more credibility if they advocated for a stop to black-on-black violence, but they only seem to get worked up when a black guy gets killed by a white cop....

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In day-to-day life, I drink a lot of water and a lot of tea. If there’s a drink in front of me, I go through it fairly quickly. Unfortunately, this mechanism also applies to alcoholic drinks. At happy hours and out at bars with friends, I can go through quite a number of drinks before …

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At 100 years old, mobster John (Sonny) Franzese — the oldest inmate in the federal prison system — was released Friday from a Massachusetts lockup. The former Colombo underboss finally saw the light of day after wrapping up an eight-year...

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The best comics of the week selected by our editors.

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If you don't have a greenhouse, and most people don't, there are three basic ways to grow most carnivorous plants.

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The 40-mile Rogue River Trail is a solid adventure, but you can get a good preview on a particularly scenic 6-mile day hike.

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[Photo: Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh turned away from Thailand.] By Robert J. Burrowes t is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the international system, despite the effort following World War II to abolish it through negotiation

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Over "Hunger's" 88 short chapters, Roxane Gay explores the loneliness and pain of her body's constraints. She'll discuss the book Friday, June 30, at Powell's City of Books.

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