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May 19, 2009
This year, inside the ceremony room of Portland's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, more than 10,000 foreign-born residents will take the Oath of Allegiance, becoming in just three short...
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May 19, 2009
Ambitious animal activists join forces in a united retail front.
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May 19, 2009
MORE THAN 1 million visitors will touch down at PDX this month, to say nothing of those arriving by train and car, making November one of the city’s busiest in terms of travel. Undoubtedly this...
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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
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
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
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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May 19, 2009
From November 6 to 8, more than 300 of the world’s best luthiers—artisans who make stringed instruments—will descend on Portland for the Violin Society of America’s international competition....
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May 19, 2009
BRIAN LIFTS A PINT of beer from the table with both hands and slowly pulls it to his mouth as though it were a super-sized sippy cup. Convulsing from relentless bouts of giggling, giddiness and...
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