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May 19, 2009
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AT 17, MIAYA SHAMBRY is a teen out of time, belting out classic rock standards by the likes of scratchy-voiced ’60s songstress Janis Joplin as a student enrolled in the Portland chapter of Paul...
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May 19, 2009
EVERY YEAR, the American Library Association receives about 500 requests to ban books, like the Harry Potter series, which has been challenged more often than any other book in recent years....
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May 19, 2009
TO FINE-TUNE his giant slalom for the 2006 Olympics, Bode Miller relied on a secret weapon. No, not the kind you inject: Dartfish, a software program that about 95 percent of Olympic athletes...
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May 19, 2009
’ROUND AND ’ROUND the block we go; where we’ll park, nobody knows. With only 7,200 street spaces downtown, finding a place to stash that Subaru can range from mildly annoying to hair-tearingly...
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May 19, 2009
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IF YOU HEAR ABOUT A SPEECH titled “Cosmology at the Frontier” and your mind wanders to space-age lip liner, don’t be ashamed. (We had the same thought.) But Brian Greene is no Mary Kay. This...
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May 19, 2009
Since 1969, the beaver has reigned as Oregon’s state animal. And it’s been a good run for 40 years: The bucktoothed little mammal has had a baseball team and an entire suburb named after it. But as...
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May 19, 2009
On Portland’s car lots, the inventory shrinks (literally) as consumers say no to the SUV.
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May 19, 2009
STATEHOOD DAY, Oregon’s own pat on the back for becoming the 33rd state. Never heard of it? No wonder. It shares February 14 with that other trumped-up “holiday” that’s adhered to by Hallmark and...
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May 19, 2009
TODD POZYCKI is hoping Oscar Wilde got it dead wrong. Because if life imitates art, the local thespian might consider upping his life insurance policy. On the morning of his audition for the part...
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May 19, 2009
THE TRAIN ARRIVES like an angel—an almost empty Blue Line, its warmth a mercy after I’ve been shivering in the November night at Pioneer Courthouse Square. I snuggle into a seat, turn on my iPod...
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