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California last week resolved to push full speed ahead with its greenhouse-gas emissions standards and zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) program for 2022 through 2025. Some see this as strong pushback against the leadership of the federal EPA, which is signaling...
From: Car and Driver | By: Bengt Halvorson | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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An artful alphabet book; a little girl imagines she has a dinosaur as a pet (don't we all?); and a Spanish-language book about a horse who is mistaken for a unicorn by the other farm animals
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Little People, Big World star Amy Roloff and her boyfriend had no idea that her ex-husband Matt had moved on with the family’s longtime farm manager, RadarOnline.com can exclusively reveal.… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Gina Bacchiocchi | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Name: Cherie Location: Portland, Oregon Myself, my boyfriend Nick, and our three cats Charlie, Sue, and Gigi (yes 3 cats, I know we're crazy), plus our beta fish Fajita live in our one-bedroom apartment in the Laurelhurst neighborhood. We've been here...
From: Apartment Therapy | By: Apartment Therapy Submissions | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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When President Trump signed his travel ban in January, one family in Portland, Maine, was watching every development with great concern.
From: NPR | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Some urologists use March Madness as an opportunity to market vasectomy services, offering men the excuse to sit on the sofa for three days to watch college basketball while they recover....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: April Dembosky, KQED | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Here’s an incredibly stupid idea to deal with Portland’s housing affordability problems: Multnomah County proposes to build tiny houses in people’s backyard. The people will get to keep the houses on the condition that they allow homeless people...
From: New Geography | By: Randal OToole | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Before the Nuggets flipped him to Portland for one of the Plumlee twins, Bosnian big man Jusuf Nurkic was averaging 17 disgruntled minutes and eight points a game. Since the trade, he’s started almost all of Portland’s games and has nearly doubled...
From: Deadspin | By: Patrick Redford | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Eric Alvarez from FOX 17 used a little rubber duck on his desk to represent the Oregon Ducks. And Lego figures.
From: NPR | By: David Greene | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The number of H-2B visas available to foreigners seeking work in the U.S. is down from last year. A Maine hotel owner is among those worried about finding enough workers to stay open over the summer.
From: NPR | By: Fred Bever | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Little People, Big World star Amy Roloff and her boyfriend Chris Marek claim they had no idea that Matt had moved on with the family’s longtime farm manager, Caryn Chandler, Radar Online reported. Chris claims that Amy was “blindsided” by the unusual...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Chrissie Williams | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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A student group hosting an event at Oregon State University on Palestine, Syria, and Yemen, refuses to disinvite two Arab journalists scheduled to speak. The post Oregon State Student Group Stands Up For Arab Journalists Amidst Calls To Disinvite Them...
From: Firedoglake | By: Kevin Gosztola | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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With the arrival of baseball season we’re previewing each MLB team, from worst to best. We’ll look at their key offseason moves, projected lineup, best and worst possible outcomes, most pressing fantasy question courtesy of our friends at Roto Arcade...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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On Monday evening, Corey Hancock went for a hike near the Santiam River, looking to take some photos. But when the rain became too heavy Hancock tells us he found something unexpected -- a baby black bear, two feet off the trail.
From: OregonLive | By: Lizzy Acker | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Stocks rallied on Tuesday following a dip Monday that appeared related to concern about the failure of 'Trumpcare' to get enough votes in the House.
From: Business Insider | By: Akin Oyedele | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Shareholders of telecommunications companies Consolidated Communications and FairPoint Communications voted on Tuesday to approve a proposed merger. Consolidated announced in December it was buying FairPoint for $1.5 billion,...
From: Seattle Times | By: PATRICK WHITTLE | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The House Intelligence Committee chairman met with a source who allegedly gave him intelligence information about Trump transition officials.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Monday, March 27, 2017
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My wife got into grad school at UO and so we are 90% sure we will be moving to Eugene (from Pennsylvania) this summer. Several questions about apartment hunting inside, chief among them: WHEN should we make a trip to secure a July 1 rental?We're aiming...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: nakedmolerats | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Oregon was supposed to be doomed by Chris Boucher’s season-ending knee injury. South Carolina wasn’t supposed to go deep into the tournament, especially after the Gamecocks lost their first game in the SEC tournament, a quarterfinal matchup. So how’d...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Chadwick Matlin | Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Rule 5 pick has a good chance of making the team, but how long can he stick it out? Dan Duquette is a big fan of Rule 5 draft. The Orioles current roster is littered with products of the process, including two outfielders that were plucked from other...
From: Camden Chat | By: Tyler Young | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Advocates are pushing state Democrats to give an estimated 750,000 workers sick leave benefits
From: Salon.com | By: Bruce Vail, In These Times | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Mac DeMarco released a new video for "This Old Dog" and announced summer tour dates in North America and Europe.
From: Rolling Stone | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A 25-year-old airman assigned to Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs died Tuesday of "suspected natural causes" while deployed in northern Syria in a non-combat related incident, the Air Force says.
From: Denver Post | By: Jesse Paul | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Trail Blazers have gone 13-6 since trading Mason Plumlee to the Nuggets for Jusuf Nurkic. Here's how "The Bosnian Beast" has helped saved Portland's season.
From: The Sporting News | By: Scott Rafferty | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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California could expand its grid markets to other states across the Western United States, and find a home for gigawatts' worth of solar and wind power that might otherwise be lost to curtailment. But it’s a tough political, economic and environmental...
From: Greentech Media | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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“Like the three-quarters of a million Dreamers in this country, Daniel was brought to the United States as a child and knows no other home,” said Mark Rosenbaum, a member of Daniel Ramirez Medina’s legal team. “This is an important first step...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Tina Vasquez | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The completion of a $33.5 million expansion at the Portland Japanese Garden has given the Southwest Portland tourist destination a larger footprint, new buildings and gardens, and educational and activity space, while the original main garden, considered...
From: OregonLive | By: Janet Eastman | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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You've always wondered, but here it is at last: a list of the greatest waterfalls in Oregon, as rated by the Northwest Waterfall Survey.
From: OregonLive | By: Jamie Hale | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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It's the closing seconds of a tight game in the NCAA Tournament and the coach needs someone to take a big shot.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Good morning! Here is your Thursday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire. THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Detroit vs. Baltimore, 1 p.m. (MLB Network)...
From: WEEI | By: Lucy Burdge | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Colorado will push ahead to develop more affordable renewable energy despite President Donald Trump's order eliminating many restrictions on fossil fuels production, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The 2017 Final Four, overall, doesn’t lend itself to many historical comparisons. Gonzaga has never been here, and has only a few comparable teams. The last time Oregon was here, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in his second of three presidential terms....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Henry Bushnell | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Despite talk of bipartisanship, the strategy is unlikely to attract Democrats
From: Time | By: Zeke J Miller | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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If you work at Acato, a digital agency in the Netherlands, your boss will now pay you to ride your bike to work. The company is one of the first to try out a new app designed to track employee commutes and automatically detect when someone is on a bike...
From: Fast Company | By: Adele Peters | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The 3-month-old bear cub is now in the care of Oregon wildlife officials.
From: ABC News | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Abby Rabinowitz at the New Republic writes—Undoing the Clean Power Plan Will Be a Legal Nightmare:  The Supreme Court has ruled that greenhouse gases are a pollutant under the Clean Air Act, a decision it has stood by three times, starting with...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Dear Amy: I am a 26-year-old woman who bartends and is starting a career in real estate. I have been dating my boyfriend for more than three years now, and lived with him for most of that time. He is 13 years older than me. He is very smart, financially...
From: Denver Post | By: Amy Dickinson | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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On this date in 1929, Washington state hanged bootlegger Luther Baker for murdering Clark County Sheriff Lester Wood during a Prohibition moonshine raid. The rare Democrat office-holder in heavily Republican Clark County — which faces Portland, Ore.,...
From: Executed Today | By: Headsman | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Staff Sgt. Austin Bieren, 25 was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, according to the the Department of Defense.
From: OregonLive | By: Jim Ryan | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A 37-year-old white man charged with making race-based threats to burn down a black man's southwestern Oregon home has been sentenced to two months in jail.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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State authorities say a man who found a 3-month-old black bear along an Oregon hiking trail and took it to a wildlife rehabilitation center has been warned but not cited.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Portland Winterhawks now trail the Prince George Cougars 2-1 in their best-of-seven WHL Playoffs series after a brutal 6-1 loss at home in Game 3.
From: OregonLive | By: Scott Sepich | For The Oregonian/OregonLive | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The Oregon Ducks, North Carolina Tar Heels, Gonzaga Bulldogs and South Carolina Gamecocks all have arrived in Phoenix ahead of Saturday's Final Four games.
From: OregonLive | By: Joel Odom | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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A man who returned home from a brief vacation found his house in Oregon had been broken into and vandalized with expletive-laden racist and anti-Islam graffiti that called him a “Muslim” and a “terrorist.” However, the victim’s faith is not...
From: The Raw Story | By: International Business Times | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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Washington commit Jaylen Nowell among the star-studded senior class representing the state against Oregon players.
From: Seattle Times | By: Jayda Evans | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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LYNN SANTELMANN Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics Portland State University santelmannl@ Outline for Research Project Proposal (adapted from Course
From: Financial Times | Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Central bank policies have generated a truly unprecedented "trickle-up" of wealth and income to the top .5%. Over the past 20 years, central banks have run a gigantic real-world experiment called "trickle-down." The basic idea is Keynesian (i.e. the...
From: Of Two Minds | By: Charles Hugh Smith | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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The commission oversees an agency that has struggled to regain public trust since last year's Portland air scare revealed just how little it had done to protect city residents from toxic air pollution.
From: OregonLive | By: Rob Davis | The Oregonian/OregonLive | Thursday, March 30, 2017
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