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August 22nd, 2019

by Ben Coleman Simon Varsano Olympus Has Fallen was a forget

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How does one measure the greatness of a place—in miles covered, dollars spent, or visitors captivated? Such metrics can play a part, but also important is something that many travelers aspire to experience: the sense that one has stumbled upon the extraordinary. To compile TIME’s second annual list of the World’s Grea

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Good Morning, News: The Amazon Burns, Inslee Drops Out of Race, and Trump Is "Least Racist Person"

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today.

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Weekend Event Guide: Giro PDX, Trolley Trail Fest, Cross Kickoff, Sunday Parkways and more

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This summer, Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 took audiences on a hilarious and heartwarming road trip with Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the whole gang, earning a 98 percent critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and more than $1 billion at the global box office. Packed with old friends and new faces, the fourth film in […]

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[Photo: LA traffic (Jeff Turner).] By Steven Earl Salmony, Ph.D., M.P.A. Steven Earl Salmony, Ph.D., M.P.A. Homo sapiens is a creature of the earth. Understand that food is the tap root of life for the human species. There may be other factors that help sustain human life, but food is the ‘tap root’ for the [

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Sometimes from sorrow, for no reason, you sing. For no reason, you accept the way of being lost, cutting loose from all else and electing a world where you go where you want to. Arbitrary, a sound comes, a reminder that a steady center is holding all else. If you listen, that sound will tell […] The post

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Josef Strauss (1827-1870) Claude Debussy (1862-1918) John Lee Hooker (1917-2001) Ivry Gitlis (1922) Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007) Tori Amos (1963) and Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) Annie Proulx (1935)

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IGN went backstage to get a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the R-rated animated series Harley Quinn ahead of its October 2019 premiere on the streaming service DC Universe. The show, which is based upon the classic DC villain formerly known as Harleen Quinzel, focuses on the character’s life adventurous life in Got

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August 21st, 2019

@pacificPDX https://t.co/mla0102rYE

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Today: Greg and Sarah are heading to Mexico, what it's like crossing the border and is Tijuana really as scary as it seems, Kielen and the horrible terrible hilarious memes he made of Sarah and her college journal entries, and more - have a great week friends!

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Mindhunter's Excellent Second Season Doesn't Give You What You Want

by Ned Lannamann NetflixIt’s strange that Netflix didn’t provide critics with advance screeners for the second s

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Willamette Week: Portland’s Vision Zero efforts “not working”

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Warner Bros. Pictures will release a cinematic film version of Bruce Springsteen’s latest album, Western Stars, worldwide, on the big screen.  Longtime collaborator Thom Zimny directs together with Springsteen in his directorial debut. Western Stars will make its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Fest

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Tickets on Sale NOW for the 2019 HUMP! Film Festival!

by Dan Savage When we issued a "call for submissions" for an amateur porn film festival fifteen years ago... well, let

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Lady of the Wood David Walker Noor Reverie  Rebecca Maxwell Ornitho-Maia (foreground) Nadine Jaggi The Exchange Tatyanna & Natasha Meharry Stories Upon Stories Nora Naranjo Morse Melanie Yazzie Destruction by Fire #4: Fall From Grace Rudy Hernandez Emergence Andrew Velez Escaped the heat with a lovely visit to the F

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Following Protests, Mayor Wheeler Encourages People to Spend Money Downtown

by Alex Zielinski

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by Robert Ham Eric ZachanowichIt was right around the time when newl

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There Are More Women Executives in Cannabis Than in Other Sectors of the Economy, But There's Still Room for Improvement

by Josh Jardine The Cannabiz Agency/Getty ImagesWhere do women stand in the labor force, asi

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Stephen King’s book The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is being adapted into a feature. Chris Romero, the former wife of filmmaker George A. Romero who initially planned to adapt the story, is teaming up with producer Roy Lee (IT) and Vertigo Films’ Jon Berg and Ryan Silbert of Origin Story to adapt the novel […]

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by Mercury Things to Do Staff All Together Festival To celebrate the release of its latest two-disc compilation, Friends and Friends of Friends Vol. 12, Tender Loving Empire i

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Good Morning, News: Trump Can't Buy Greenland, Detains More Migrant Kids, and is Anti-Semitic (Just Another Day!)

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today.

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The 30 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Aug 23-25

by Mercury Things to Do Staff Jump to: Friday | Saturday | Sunday Frid

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“Always be a little kinder than necessary.” -James M. Barrie This old backyard beauty rarely blooms. I really need to give it more attention.

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Hillsboro School District New North Plains Elementary School Bids Due: 9/26/19 at 2PM Kirby Nagelhout Construction Company is requesting proposals for the construction of a new 75,000 sq ft two story elementary school. Send all bids & questions to: estimating@kirbynagelhout.com 10180 SW Nimbus Ave.

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Bill Walton rides again! And you can join him during Sunday Parkways

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So I just need to force the words out, huh? Brilliant. I’m sitting here in my office (second bedroom, where the computer is) with a half-eaten bowl of oatmeal and some coffee. I’ve got about a half-hour until I have to leave for work. Is this enough time to write 500 words? I would hope …

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Lili Boulanger (1893-1918) Count (William) Basie (1904-1984) Tommy Reilly (1919-2000) Willhelm Killmayer (1927-2017) Gregg Smith (1931-2016) Dame Janet Baker (1933) and X. J. Kennedy (1929) Robert Stone (1937-2015) Ellen Hinsey (1960)

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Aerial view of Portland and the Willamette River at the Steel Bridge and Broadway Bridge, circa 1927.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.

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By M. Martin, NW writer Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein just made the case for the Jewish Bible book of Ecclesiastes. In Ecclesiastes we read of an account of one of ancient history’s richest men, King Solomon, and his brutal confession of the failure of his wealth and power. The vanity of […] The post

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[Photo: by Mabel Amber] By Gaither Stewart Gaither Stewart On the day their love affair began Wally and Dietrich were sitting on Rome’s flower-garlanded Spanish Steps. And unlike any other day in either of their lives, their meeting was indelibly stamped in their memories because of the erotic manner in which it all began

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By Oregon Small Business Association, The union representing 7,000 employees at Oregon Health & Science University canceled its strike authorization after reaching a tentative agreement following an unfair labor practices complaint. The AFSCME Local 328 filed a complaint with the Oregon Employment Relations Board all

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By Jim Pasero Oregon Transformation Newsletter, Third Century Solutions, Q and A with Mike Pihl, Spokesman for Timber Unity How long have you owned Pihl Logging Company in Vernonia? How did you get started? How many employees do you have? And what is the condition of private logging businesses in […] The pos

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With the summer grilling days dwindling down, New Belgium Brewing has partnered with Niman Ranch on the debut of Fat Tire BBQ Collection. This new collection of meat, perfect for the outdoor grill, is now hitting select grocery stores in time for the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Niman Ranch only produces Certified Humane por

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The 2019 hop harvest is just beginning and you can get a first-hand look at this annual event this weekend on the 2019 Central Oregon Hop Farm Tour. Presented by Worthy Garden Club, this annual event is entering its fifth year when it returns on Saturday, August 24th beginning at 9:30am. It’s rare that a […]

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Presented in stark black and white, these tales delve into the darkest corners of Batman’s psyche, while pitting him against his greatest foes. With stories and art by a stellar lineup of comics talent including Neil Gaiman, Jim Lee and dozens of others, this title collects stories from Black and White #1-4, Batman: B

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こんにちは!運営者のmanamiです。 今日は、マッチング不要のデーティングサービス「aocca(アオッカ)」の男性ユーザーの特徴や、実際に使ってみた感想などをご紹介します。 デーティングアプリは異性とデートをすることを […]

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The post August 21, 2019 appeared first on Daily Journal of Commerce.

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August 20th, 2019

You’ve probably heard the saying “you have to spend money to make money,” right? That’s not always easy to hear when you’re just starting out, having slower than normal art sales, or trying to find work, but if you are able to allocate some funds to professional development it can (and often does!) end

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by Anonymous A vote for republicans is a vote for a fucking shooting. Tell yo stupid auntie. [ Comment on this story ] [

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Shopping

Picking up a bottle of oxygen before starting a whole bunch of brazing.

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A fourth live-action film in The Matrix franchise is happening! Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss will return as Neo and Trinity with Lana Wachowski set to write and direct the film. Production on the film is scheduled to begin in early 2020, Wachowski co-wrote the script with Aleksander Hemon and David Mitchell. Plot deta

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After Disney and Sony Pictures failed to reach new terms, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige will not be producing any more Spider-Man films following a dispute between the two companies that has lasted for a few months. The outlet notes that two Spider-Man movies are currently in the works with star Tom Holland and direc

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They had an interesting pitch, noting that after 25 years, I'd own their rooftop panels free and clear. This raised a few questions in my little mind: what happens if I need roof repairs, for example? Obviously, the panels would...

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I’m out of the practice of writing. I have been for a long while now. Although in my head I’m still a “writer” (though never a paid one (OK, I’ve sold some work for hire for pennies but that hardly counts, does it?)) I haven’t really written anything substantial for far too many years.

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City Releases New Information About June Police Shooting

by Alex Zielinski

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by Anonymous I go about my day every day feeling like the sweatiest person in the city. I am constantly checking everyone’s butts and pits to see if there are any kindred, sweaty spirits out and about. I bike everywhere and normally wear all black, so I have somewhat of an e

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A scammer impersonating Fortis Construction attempted to defraud Portland Public Schools of $2.9 million. The post Scammer impersonates schools contractor appeared first on

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