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Turning The Tables

Self-described 9/11 truth activist vs. PDX airport.


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Over the past year, travelers passing through Portland International Airport regularly saw a table lined with placards questioning the government’s account of the Sept. 11 attacks and slamming P ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Jake Thomas

Fired Up Again

Signature gatherers hit Portland streets with a new pot initiative.


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Spark up the signature gatherers for another marijuana initiative in Portland. This initiative comes a year after another marijuana-related ballot proposal that would have mandated Portland police me ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2007 Jake Thomas

The Persian version

A little global advice on Iran from a local professor.


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Lewis & Clark College is far from the tensions between Iran and the United States, but the local campus does have at least one person with an intimate understanding of Iran’s inner workings ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 Jake Thomas

The New Bully Pulpit

The Internet means school taunting has gone high-tech. But does the Leg need to do something about it?


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Remember those carefree school days when bullies' abilities were limited to taunts and beating people up? Those low-tech options now compete with "cyber-bullying"—which can include anything fro ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 Jake Thomas

Congressional Cycle

Democratic control of Congress could help local bikers.


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While the Democratic takeover of Congress this election will undoubtedly alter the country's political path on major policy questions like Iraq, it could also benefit a vocal community closer to home: ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Jake Thomas

New Roots

Paper sold by the homeless isn't writing only about the homeless anymore.


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Homeless vendors of Portland's Street Roots have been street-corner fixtures since 1998, when they began peddling a street paper focused almost exclusively on homelessness and poverty.But Street Roots ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 9, 2006 Jake Thomas

Oregon School Boards Association / Oregon Education Association


Rogue of the Week
When you think of Oregon, hiking, organic vegetables and Nike may come to mind. But the state is not all healthy and wealthy with thin thighs. Yep, Oregon leads the states west of the Rockies in heavy ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2005 Jake Thomas

17,500 and counting


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On March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush launched the invasion of Iraq. Since then, the war has resulted in more than 1,500 U.S. casualties and 16,000 Iraqi casualties, and cost at least $200 billi ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 Jake Thomas
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