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May 19, 2009
WITH FEWER THAN 30 days left to find the perfect trinket to place under the tree or menorah, Portland’s boutique rows are packed with intrepid present-seekers. Nothing will deter these dauntless...
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May 19, 2009
You write that you thought washing dishes was torture when you were a kid. How do you define torture in your new book, Torture and Democracy? Torture requires four things. You need a method for...
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May 19, 2009
CROSSING THE checkpoint at the Portland Shipyard, on the tip of Swan Island, is like wandering into an industrial ghost town. The piers are littered with crumbling asphalt, and massive cranes...
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May 19, 2009
A FEW WEEKS AGO, while I stood in line at my favorite coffee shop, a scraggly poodle nuzzled its saliva-caked face against my pant leg, leaving behind a smear of slimy goo. On a better day, and...
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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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