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November 12th, 2018

Things to Do Tuesday!

7 Things to Do for Nov 13 by Mercury Things to Do Staff

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Here is a special look at the music and magic from Mary Poppins Returns. In Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, an all new original musical and sequel, Mary Poppins is back to help the next generation of the Banks family find the joy and wonder missing in their lives following a personal loss. Emily Blunt stars […]

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My daughter's friend is passing her classes but not getting great grades and is losing her scholarship next year.

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City's "Spirit of Portland" Recipient Declines Award Over Mayor's Protest Ordinance

by Alex Zielinski On Tuesday evening, the city will dole out its annual "Spirit of Portland" a

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by Anonymous One of my absolute favorite thing about the food scene in Portland is our willingness to try new things. Whenever we hear about something good, we start finding it in restaurants and that's great. But, can we please stop trying to make every dish more Portland-y.

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So often in the routine of daily planning work its true intent and purpose gets lost – to articulate a long-term future for a community that will help it prosper, and become more livable, safe and equitable. Of course, the day-to-day work is incredibly important, because it attempts to put into place the mechanisms that .

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Our third snow! Hoping the trend continues, though Juniper would prefer not having to put her shoes on. The post Shoes On appeared first on Under a Red Roof.

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David Frei, who lives in Cannon Beach, returns with cohost John O'Hurley for the annual Thanksgiving Day NBC broadcast of "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina" on Nov. 22.

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On any given day, there are a bunch of hardworking entrepreneurial folks doing their best to build a new life. Only they’re not in offices or coworking spaces. They’re not building storefronts or crafting products. They’re Street Roots vendors. And they’re braving the elements to bring you journalism

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All scopes of work are open for bidding as part of an extensive renovation and expansion project at South Albany High School.

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If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times. The “P” in PDX stands for “procrastination.” And as I’m as guilty as any for that sort of behavior, I always like to give folks a few last minute nudges to get stuff done. Like applying to be part of the SXSW Pitch competition.

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@BrentDiskin Imposter syndrome relies on you forgetting all of the skills that you have learned up to today. Do you… https://t.co/WmgGMngQsp

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Habitat for Humanity has applied to the Portland Bureau of Development Services for adjustment review of plans for a 30-unit multifamily development on North Interstate Avenue.

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"Dear Mr. Bart King, you are my favorite author. Please write back and tell me why!"

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I rarely reveal my deepest emotions here.

But I’m feeling vulnerable this morning, even raw. And you know what? I trust you! So here’s my intimate confession:

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But that was an isolated incident.

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So Long, True Believers: Stan Lee, 1922-2018

by Bobby Roberts Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesStanley Martin

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Stan Lee, who as chief writer and editor of Marvel Comics helped create some of the most enduring superheroes of the 20th century and was a major force behind the breakout successes of the comic-book industry in the 1960s and early ’70s, died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 95. His death, at Cedars-Sinai […]

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Civic Doobie Duty: Portland's Putting Together a Cannabis Policy Oversight Team

by Josh Jardine YARYGIN/GETTY IMAGESJust because the elections are over doe

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Today we receive news of another brewpub closure in the Oregon brewing industry. Riverbend Brewing will shut the doors to its brew pub located at 2650 NE Division Street in Bend on November 19, 2018. Brewing will continue but the brewpub will close due to what we learn are health reasons. “It comes as sad […]

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Well, I Guess I Wanna Be Milked

Thanks, HUMP! by Jasmyne Keimig

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Stan Lee, co-creator of Marvel Comics charters Spider-Man, Black Panther and the Incredible Hulk among others, has died at 95

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The I, Anonymous Blog Submission o' the Day: Treachery at the Coffee Pot!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Treachery comes in all shapes and sizes—and in this case, treachery has taken the form of taking a bite out of ea

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To Celebrate Kranky’s 25th Anniversary, Here Are the Experimental Label’s 10 Most Essential Releases

by Robert Ham

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The world of Pokémon comes to life! The first-ever live-action Pokémon movie, Pokémon Detective Pikachu stars Ryan Reynolds as the titular character in the first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic face of the global Pokémon brand—one of the world’s most popular, multi-generation entertainment properties and

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If you've never cooked a Thanksgiving turkey, don't stress out. We've got the answers to all of your thawing and roasting questions.

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Sex Survey Results: Apparently You Like Public Sex

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Mike MergIn the current issue of the Portland Mercury, we published the highly arou

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by Anonymous If you don't tip food service people, you are just a shitty person. Just go make your own food. [ Comment on this story ] [

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Portland may have only incrementally improved on paper, but they’re playing in a way that will help them in April. After the

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Good Morning, News: California's on Fire, Trump Ignores Veterans, and Portland Mulls Protest Rules

by Alex Zielinski David McNew / Getty ImagesGood morning, Portland! We're starting off

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Superstars, Supergroups, Some Guided by Greatness, Others Guided by Voices. by Mercury Things to Do Staff Jump to: Monday | Tuesday |

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by Arthur Bradford Bruce Ely/Trailblazers.comIt was yet another impressive win at home for the Blazers on Sunday n

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Don't stress out over holiday cooking problems. Expert advice is available with hotlines and through Alexa.

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[Photo: Liars and Traitors, Milt Priggee, Oak Harbor, Wa.] By Denise Clifton Source:  Mother Jones Denise Clifton very day, the roughly 600 Kremlin-linked accounts tracked in real time on the Hamilton 68 dashboard dive into the hot Twitter topics of the moment. They have fanned rancor over the NFL’s #TakeAKnee protests,

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Dmitri Zhgenti made the most of his appearance with the Vancouver Symphony, delivering a riveting performance of Khachaturian’s Piano Concerto. This was Zhgenti’s second time with the orchestra. Two years ago, he made a smashing debut with Prokofiev’s First Piano Concerto. This time around, he enthralled the near-capa

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Alexander Borodin (1833-1887 Jean Papineau-Couture (1916-2000) Michael Langdon (1920-1991) Lucia Popp (1939-1993) Neil Young (1945) and Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) Roland Barthes (1915-1980) Michael Ende (1929-1995) Tracy Kidder (1945) Katherine Weber (1955) From the New Music Box: On November 12, 1925, cornetist Louis Ar

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Disney Pixar has released the first official Toy Story 4 teaser trailer. Woody and the rest of the toys are back for an all-new adventure in Toy Story 4, welcoming new friends to Bonnie’s room, including a reluctant new toy called Forky. “Like most people, I assumed that ‘Toy Story 3’ was the end of […]

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The basement is a costume shop right now for the Vancouver Dance Theater's production of The Nutcracker. These are photos of Spanish and a Snow Queen headpiece. There's the making of Candy Cane headpieces, too. The bodices for Spanish were...

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED University of Oregon Knight Campus for the Acceleration of Scientific Impact (KCASI) Eugene, OR Pre-Bid Meeting: 11/8/18 at 10AM Bids Due: 11/27/18 at 2PM Bid Package: #6 Misc. Metals, CLT, Lab & Architectural Finishes (Polished Concrete Floors, Architecural Precast, Misc. Metals, Feature Stairs, CLT,

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED SOUTH ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL RENOVATIONS / ADDITIONS ALBANY, OR Bids Due: 11/13/18 at 2PM BIDDING ALL SCOPES Optional site visits have been scheduled for: Friday, Oct. 26th @ 10.00 & Thursday Nov. 1st @ 3:30 Project Scope: Addition of a new auxiliary gymnasium building connecting to existing gymnasium bui

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Larkspur Community Center Addition and Remodel Bend, OR Bids Due: 11/29/18 at 2PM Pence Construction is requesting bids for the construction of the Larkspur Community Center in Bend, OR. his is a 37,450 square foot addition and remodel to the existing Bend Senior Center and will include a pool, indoor run

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SUB-BIDS REQUESTED I84 Graham Road Bridges Owner: ODOT Bids Due: 11/15/18 at 9AM Subquotes Due: 11/14/18 at 2PM DBE Goal: 9% Email: estimating@maxkuney.com Scope of work identified but not limited to: Asphalt Milling, Concrete Supply, Concrete Pumping, CIP Barrier, Concrete Flatwork, Demolition, Drainage, Electrical/Illumin

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By Oregon Employment Department, In 2017, the unemployment rate for veterans in Oregon was 4.3 percent, according to the Current Population Survey. This was the lowest unemployment rate for veterans since 2007, when the unemployment rate was 3.5 percent. Overall, Oregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in 2017. Acro

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By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministry By now you’ve probably read and heard all sorts of commentaries analyzing the midterm election results. Whatever your political leanings, you’ve likely been encouraged by some results and discouraged by others. For example, here in Oregon, Measure 106, which I shared abou

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By Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted administrative rules for the salvage of roadkilled deer and elk during its meeting in Klamath Falls today. The new rules are due to the passage of SB 372 by the 2017 Oregon State Legislature and take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Highlights [̷

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I am going to do a live trading session today at 11:00 AM EST. Just go to this page at that time to join.  A recording will be on this page once the session is over in case you can’t make it then. In this video session I plan to look through key stocks in… The post

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Two popular beers from Hopworks Urban Brewery make their return this week with the first of its 2018 Holiday Beer Series. On Wednesday, November 14th from 5:00-10:00pm HUB will release Noggin Floggin and Kentucky Christmas. Beginning at 5:00pm, HUB will tap both Noggin Floggin and Kentucky Christmas at all three of its pubs

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The coveted PCAs have been decided, and we have the full list of winners for you.

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“The headline read: “The big 5 lose 75 Billion on Friday”. Was it just to get a click? Well, it depends what you’re looking for. yes, the big 5 names in tech (GOOGL, AMZN, AAPL, FB, MSFT) lost a collective 75 Billion on Friday, but the real question should be, does it really matter? Also,…

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