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April 28th, 2017

John Jacob Niles (1892-1980 Paul Sacher (1906-1999) Margaret Vardell Sandresky (1921) Zubin Mehta (1936) Jeffrey Tate (1943) Nicola LeFanu (1947) Elise Ross (1947) Michael Daugherty (1954) and James Monroe (1758-1831) Karl Kraus (1874-1936) Erich Salomon (1886-1944) Robert Anderson (1917-2009) Harper Lee (1926-2016) Caro

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Mondo, Cyclops Print Works and Oh My Disney have announced a Disney-themed gallery show! “Never Grow Up: A Disney Art Show” kicks off with two events, free and open to the public. The opening night reception will be held Friday, April 28 from 3:00 – 10:00pm and the show will run during regular gallery hours […]

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April 27th, 2017

My cancer adventures continue starting tomorrow when I’m admitted to a local hospital in preparation for a bone marrow transplant. I’ll be receiving the stem cells from an unknown and unrelated donor as unfortunately neither of my sisters were a match. Before I get the transplant however, they will be giving me

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"The remarkable thing is that although basic research does not begin with a particular practical goal, when you look at the results over the years, it ends up being one of the most practical things government does."-- Ronald Reagan, Radio Address

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Welcome to Best Bets, a weekly column in which The Oregonian's arts desk highlights selected theater, classical music and dance performances and visual arts events. Here are our picks for April 28-May 4.

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The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) provides an important tool for protecting trade secrets from misappropriation by affording owners a federal right of action for misappropriation of trade secrets related to a product or service used, or intended for use...

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For nearly 14 years, my blog’s domain name has been Viper007Bond.com. As of today though, it’s now alex.blog! The company I work for, Automattic, purchased the rights to the new .blog TLD last year. As an employee perk, we all received a free .blog domain including the option to get a hard-to-get premium domain

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Three new vegan restaurants will open soon on this one Southeast Portland street alone.

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Three new vegan restaurants will open soon on this one Southeast Portland street alone.

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by Mercury Staff Bass & Flow II: Gangsigns, Karma Rivera, Rasheed Jamal, Chris Bower, Bottle Kidz After headlining GirlFest in January, Karma Rivera’s kept her head down, seemingly rea

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U.S. embassy projects throughout the world present unusual challenges for a select few architects.

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The new Starz series, "American Gods," is adapted from Neil Gaiman's novel about battle between old gods and new. It drips blood, sex and stylish images, but the story is, in the early stages, at least, tough to follow.

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The Oregon Legislature appears likely to pass a bill that would direct $153 million toward encouraging seismic upgrades.

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May Day has historically been a day marked by workers’ rights protests, with union organizing activities and other employee advocacy actions taking place across the country on what is now known as “International Workers’ Day.” Spurred on by recent “Day Without Immigrants,” “Day Without a Woman,” and “Tax D

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Recent headlines may have employers wondering whether federal law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation. Many employers are already familiar with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which is the federal law prohibiting discrimination based on a number of factors, including an individual’s “race, co

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Startups already have a ton of things to juggle. But you have to go with what your customers want. So even though Portland startup Sensu is only a few months old, they’re already planning their first gathering of users and partners. Why? Because folks asked Sensu to do it. One of the surprising outcomes from

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It's back, better than ever. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post With City’s embrace, an

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Savage Love Letter of the Day: Getting Off Guilt-Free

by Dan Savage Mostly straight guy here. I'm not typically in a relationship and am fine with that, so my sex life usually revolve

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This week on New World Next Week: Obama takes his payday from the banksters; Trump's pedogate woes grow as campaign chair arrested for child sex trafficking; and a man is fined $500 for using the word "engineer".

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This week on New World Next Week: Obama takes his payday from the banksters; Trump's pedogate woes grow as campaign chair arrested for child sex trafficking; and a man is fined $500 for using the word "engineer".

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Republicans Are Trying to Take Away Your Health Care, Again

by Rich Smith Could they please just not. Stefan Zaklin

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Media Monarchy plays Mux Mool, Christopher Willits, Ryuichi Sakamoto and more on #PumpUpThaVolume for April 27, 2017. ♬

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An effort to analyze the Portland city design process that began more than a year ago culminated with approval this week with City Council voting unanimously to accept a final report.

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The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp.

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[Photo: Melting Greenland ice sheet courtesy Science -via Seaway Blog.] By Sabrina Shankman lobal sea level rise could happen at nearly twice the rate previously projected by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, even under the best scenario, according to a new report. By the end of this century, as some glac

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Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and temperatures are warming up! Itchin’ to get out of town? Head for the Gorge for Open Studios Tour or check out Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival. Tom Green headlines Helium and Beer+ Yoga returns Monday. Start thinking about Mom: Mother’s Day is coming

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by Ned Lannamann DIET CIG Sat 4/29 Mississippi Studio

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Bog bodies, alleged abuse and the science of "The Scream" + this day in history w/Brandon Lee and our song of the day by David Bowie on your Morning Monarchy for April 27, 2017.

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City Hall's New Bag Checks Cost Nearly $190,000 Per Year

by Dirk VanderHart These two gent

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Despite the rain, spring produce is arriving at Portland-area farmers' markets, where you'll find an abundance of good things to cook and eat. Here's what you'll find, along with ideas for using them in your kitchen.

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The popular park near Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast will be closed for at least two weeks, and possibly longer, as landslides damage the entrance road.

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[Photo: Evidence of the real displacement of a real people ] Ramzy Baroud, PhD srael has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees. One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present realities altoge

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

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Portland Timbers are adding 4,000 new seats to Providence Park! Spend as much time on the pot as you want! Portland is going to turn poop into power! And Portland has had a record rainfall this year, making it the second wettest winter since records started.

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  When Rob told us he was renting out Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Gardens (the whole place!), in order to propose to his girlfriend Rachel, we were pretty excited.  The Chinese Gardens is a difficult place to get in to for photographers, so this was going to be a treat.  And it was! Amy had the [R

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The new documentary, "American Standoff," explores what led up to and what Ammon Bundy and others said about the armed occupation of Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in 2016.

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Is that guy pulling a rhino?! Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post Today: Meet the

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On Wednesday, John Di Domenico bested a clutch of other fake Trumps in a competition at Los Angeles' Laugh Factory.

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Greetings Programs! In this issue, things start off... Oddly. But then, the crew right the ship and have a fantastic interview with Kelly Thompson. They chat about comics journalism, social activism in comics, as well as writing for 80s cartoon icons and Stormtroopers in a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Then, a talk about why creati

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In a clip making the rounds on social media, "The Simpsons" offers a pretty savage satirical take on the first 100 days of the Donald Trump presidency.

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Good Morning, News: A City-Owned Bank, More Portland Police Problems, and Trump's Terrible Tax Plan

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Ready for some links? I know I am. Wesley Hamilton

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By Michael G. McClory Bullard Law, NW Law Firm The Bullard Edge has a new project: Bullard Edge Radio. We are (fictionally) beaming our south of 1 nanowatt signal from an undisclosed broadcast location in Mid-Town. While we are not exactly iHeartRadio, our listenership is growing. To help grow the brand, we have a tagline [

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Weather, poker ride, lots of climbing: It's all a gamble this weekend. Sponsor BikePortland.org. Advertise here. The post

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The best comics of the day selected by our editor.

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This week there are a tremendous amount of beer releases, events from the likes of Little Beast Brewing, Crux Fermentation Project, Baerlic Brewing, and Great Notion Brewing. Plus Falling Sky Brewing brings its meats to Imperial Bottle Shop and the raclette machine is in action at Occidental Wursthaus. Here are the beer eve

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The rear corner view of Multnomah Athletic Club at SW 20th Avenue and SW Salmon Street, 1978.     View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1970s, 20th Avenue, Goose Hollow, Salmon Street, Southwest

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Experienced hikers and beginners alike should keep safety in mind before hitting the trails this spring and summer.

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'A Significant Liability': Portland Police May Be Violating the Constitution

by Doug Brown Doug Brown The Portland Police Bureau has major issues. It's time to add anther one to the pile.

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Take a first look at the menu and decor of Farmhouse Kitchen, a Michelin-recognized SF Thai restaurant opening May 1 in Southeast Portland.

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Despite the rain, spring produce is arriving at Portland-area farmers' markets, where you'll find an abundance of good things to cook and eat. Here's what you'll find, along with ideas for using them in your kitchen.

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