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Barnyard Webcam Linked to Intel!

Unnatural tales of plastic animals, a coffee shop, anthropologists and a tech-sector titan.


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In one photo, the little plastic pig rides the plastic dinosaur. In another, a tyrannosaur attacks. In a third, two pigs appear to... never mind.So this is how Intel--which saw its stock plummet last ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 8, 2004 Zach Dundas

So Totally Harsh

Medical marijuana's "poster child" attacks the new ganja ballot measure.


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Back in 1998, Stormy Ray was medical marijuana's mascot. When reporters wanted a flesh-and-blood argument in favor of that fall's initiative making Mary Jane a legal medicine for ailing Oregonians, pr ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 1, 2004 Zach Dundas

Kabul's Closing Window

Local aid workers struggle inside Afghanistan.


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Last week, Doctors Without Borders pulled the plug on its huge operations in Afghanistan--a bombshell from one of the world's most respected humanitarian outfits--after five of its workers were killed ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 4, 2004 Zach Dundas

Rewrite This Story

OK, so you can't. But a tech journalist says someday you will.


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Many writers are not crazy about turning their unpolished prose over to editors, let alone to common readers.Not Dan Gillmor. After spending a decade covering Silicon Valley for the San Jose Mercury N ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 28, 2004 Zach Dundas

Catholics in the Crosshairs

The Archdiocese bankruptcy puts spotlight on local group.


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Gayle Bache was just back from her morning workout on July 6 when she got a call from a fellow member of the grassroots Catholic group Voice of the Faithful. "He said, 'Gayle, are you ready?'" Bache r ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 28, 2004 Zach Dundas

Meteor Man

Scooter-powered salvation to Portland's tipsy drivers.


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Portland drunkards, rejoice! And meet your new main man, Joshua Bernard.Two weeks ago, the 30-year-old Lewis & Clark College grad launched Meteor, a business he hopes will provide a new safety val ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 21, 2004 Zach Dundas

A Shot at Glory

Lowly Timbers take on soccer champs.


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The Portland Timbers' match against San Jose Earthquakes tonight could only happen in futbol. The Wednesday night game is part of the U.S. Open Cup, a knockout tournament open to any team from any lev ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Zach Dundas

HOBBITS GONE WRONG

A few Oregonians' love for Lord of the Rings landed them in a strange saga of their own.


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The first time Jeanine Renne met Jordan Wood, standing across the street from the Beaverton City Library, she didn't know what to think. Wood's eyes flashed, Renne remembers, with "the most radioactiv ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Zach Dundas

Timbers Outnumbered, Outgunned.

An early call against Portland kills home team’s chance for a soccer cup upset.


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The first 15 minutes were awesome.As the Portland Timbers opened their clash against the San Jose Earthquakes at a sweltering, sizzling PGE Park last night, the local minor-leaguers had the Major Leag ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Zach Dundas

Our Man in Pyongyang

Mercy Corps' founder forges unlikely bonds north of the DMZ.


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Recent headlines out of North Korea haven't been as exciting as news from its supposed cohorts in the "Axis of Evil." Next to Saddam's trial and Iran's capture of British sailors, glacial nuclear nego ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 7, 2004 Zach Dundas
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