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Thumbnail for - Shot to the Heart
May 19, 2009
THE SPARE BEDROOM of my house looks like an REI store during one of its used-gear sales, only not as organized. Where a bed and a nightstand were once visible, there is now a pile of dinged-up...
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May 19, 2009
You were diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in 2005. What was your prognosis? It’s a terminal, incurable, but manageable disease. You live with it; then you die with it. At the...
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May 19, 2009
The sport of geocaching puts space-age technology in the palm of your hand and transforms a simple hike into a quest for treasure.
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May 19, 2009
LEAVE IT TO A COUNTRY that dreamed up such wacky sports as caber tossing (chucking 18-foot-tall pieces of timber across the lawn) and hammer throwing (chucking 16-pound steel balls across the...
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May 19, 2009
The Smile Squad
From the fluorescent lights in the waiting room to the high-pitched whir of the drill, that twice-yearly visit to the dentist typically isn’t an event that people look forward to. So why not ease...
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May 19, 2009
What you should know before you go
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May 19, 2009
Which doctor would you call if you or a loved one needed medical care? That’s the question we asked more than 8,000 Portland-area physicians through our online survey. Doctors voted for up to...
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May 19, 2009
When a friend told me that Portland’s Roller Derby league, a group of eight teams called the Rose City Rollers, would be holding tryouts for its upcoming season, I saw a chance to prove I’m as...
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May 19, 2009
I caught sight of a photo of Iron Maiden lead shrieker Bruce Dickinson, in a storefront window in St. Johns. He was decked out in all-white fencing gear, brandishing a different kind of heavy...
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May 19, 2009
“This,” Bob McDowell begins, hunkering his shoulders slightly, like a magician about to spring a trick, “is a very strange story ….” Most of McDowell’s stories could be sold with such a...
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