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At the rate he’s going, Metro Council President Tom Hughes will need to add new pages to his passport faster than you can say “Oregon-Japan Friendship Week.” Since taking office in Janua   More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 FIONA NOONAN

Occupy's 'Human Monopoly' Game Is Rigged, Somewhat Realistically

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Occupy the Banks, an Occupy Portland offshoot, played "Human  Monopoly" this afternoon in Pioneer Courthouse Square.The event was part of a series of “Bank Actions” that Occupy conducts every Friday, and the life-sized board game was meant to encourage people to move their money out of traditional big banks and into local credit unions.
The group chose Monopoly as their activity becau...   More
Friday, July 27, 2012 by FIONA NOONAN

Willamette River is Cootie-Free and Beach-Ready

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Forget your fears of growing a third arm on contact with the Willamette River. According to Will Levenson, one of the organizers of The Big Float on July 29, the river is “scientifically 100 percent safe for people swimming in it.”It's so safe, Levenson says, that he's petitioned the city of Portland Parks and Recreation to create a swim...   More
Monday, July 16, 2012 by FIONA NOONAN
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