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THE UPS AND DOWNS OF PROTEST, PARTYHOPPERS AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.


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WINNERSAugust partyhoppers in Portland enjoyed a festive buffet over the weekend. The 10th Annual Providence BridgePedal cycled in more than 20,000 riders, and the Bite of Oregon didn't bite, either, ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

Your current-events chop-shop.


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WINNERSPortland's rival shoe titans both logged big weeks. Adidas, the German athletic empire with its North American headquarters in NoPo, took over up-and-coming Reebok. No one can predict how the m ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

YOUR WEEKLY SCORECARD IN THE COURT AND ON THE COURT


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WINNERSBig Brother and his G-men haven't heard the last from Portland-area lawyer Brandon Mayfield. U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken ruled last week that Mayfield's challenge to the Patriot Act may go fo ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

A SPIN ON THE VICIOUS CYCLE OF NEWS.


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WINNERSBeaverton-based Nike rejoiced as one of its premier standard-bearers, cycling icon Lance Armstrong, won his seventh Tour de France. Nor does it appear Armstrong's retirement will take him out o ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

Where Rove and Wizarding meet.


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WINNERSFans of Potter (Harry, not Mayor Tom) ended their two-year wait for fresh material outta Hogwarts when the latest J.K. Rowling tome landed with an earth-shattering thud. No spoilers here, but l ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

Loose lips sink Linn's ship, OregonDead.com, scientists summon unspeakable ancient curse, more!


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WINNERSGays and lesbians won a symbolic victory when the state Senate passed a civil-unions bill. The plan to sanction same-sex unions is likely to die in the Republican-dominated house. Nonetheless, ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

Your midsummer hits and misses.


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WINNERSGay couples with a taste for the Great White North now have the option of getting hitched anywhere in Canada. The Canadian Parliament's approval of same-sex marriages makes Oregon lawmakers' in ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

Your fresh (sort of), local (mostly) and seasonal (definitely) news recap.


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WINNERSLike two estranged, transgendered partners making up, gay rights and civil unions are now reunited in the Legislature. Sponsors of a bill to create civil unions revived an anti-discrimination ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

New innovations in slow news weeks.


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WINNERSThe Downing Street memo is finally moving from mainstream newspapers' inside pages to the front pages. Now people don't have to go to left-wing blogs to learn about the prescient British warnin ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2005 WW Editorial Staff

Your local trial of the century... every week.


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WINNERSFish advocates cheered when federal Judge James Redden stuck it to the Bushies again last week, ordering that dams on the Snake and Columbia rivers release large amounts of water this summer to ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2005 WW Editorial Staff
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