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WHEN SIZE MATTERS: THE HALF-GALLON CHALLENGE

How typhoons in Madagascar are cheating ice-cream lovers and stressing out Oregon's Umpqua Dairy.


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Recently, WW received an email from a reader incensed over a "weird insidious virus attack on ice cream." Her complaint: Ice-cream container sizes are shrinking, but prices aren't. And that's true-tha ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2005 Adrian Chen

THE STEM-CELL SHUFFLE

Pro-life Republican Sen. Gordon Smith backs embryonic stem-cell research. Top OHSU stem-cell scientist doesn't. Huh?


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The debate in Congress over embryonic stem-cell research puts Oregon Republican Sen. Gordon Smith and the state's most influential stem-cell scientist in very unexpected corners.Smith, a longtime frie ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2005 Adrian Chen

HOW TO TALK DIRTY AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE

Penn Jillette talks about his controversial, profanity-fueled documentary, The Aristocrats, and how bad taste makes America a better place.


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Does obscenity transcend party lines? "It's not a red state or blue state thing," says Penn Jillette of his and fellow comic Paul Provenza's new documentary The Aristocrats, a joyful cornucopia of sex ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2005 Adrian Chen

A TALE OF TWO CITIES

It was the best of parking meters, it was the worst of parking meters.


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When solar-powered parking pay stations popped up on Portland sidewalks three summers ago, residents examined them with a wary curiosity befitting alien artifacts.A handful of Portlanders wrote annoye ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 Adrian Chen

ODOT'S PEAK AT THE FUTURE

State report forecasts the end of cheap oil - and it could be soon.


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In theory, there are few things less terrifying than an Oregon Department of Transportation report detailing a pilot program to tax motorists by mileage driven.But tucked into the 55-page report on th ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 Adrian Chen

Ralph Bagley

The Oregon-based designer of the biggest Christian video game ever talks about a new crusade (and Grand Theft Auto).


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Like joystick-wielding paladins, would-be Christian video-game moguls will descend on Portland from July 28 to July 30. Officially, they're congregating for the fifth annual Christian Game Developers ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2005 Adrian Chen

GREAT BALLS

GI Joe's busted for selling phony Titleists.


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GI Joe's, the Wilsonville-based sporting-goods chain with 24 locations across the Northwest, finds itself in the legal rough this spring for selling counterfeit golf balls.Acushnet Company, which manu ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 Adrian Chen

STEPHANIE SNOW

Beaverton mom wants to clean up TV.


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Stephanie Snow is the Parents Television Council's newest weapon in the national council's fight against violence, profanity and T&A on TV. In May, Snow founded the Portland chapter of the council, wh ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 Adrian Chen

HOW DOES YOUR (URBAN) GARDEN GROW?

Answer: with the city's help.


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Quietly rusting pump stations and litter-strewn vacant lots throughout Portland could look a lot more pastoral in the future.A recent inventory of city-owned land conducted by graduate students from P ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2005 Adrian Chen

TOUR DE WORKFORCE

Iraqi union leaders visit Portland.


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The emergence of the General Union of Oil Employees in post-Saddam Iraq presents a paradox: The U.S. occupation brought the freedom needed to organize, but the group remains illegal and much of its wo ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2005 Adrian Chen
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