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Cinco De Mayo Fiesta, Swine Flu, and You

If you let swine flu stop you from getting sloshed at the Cinco De Mayo fiesta, then the terrorists — or the germs — have already won.

The festival's organizers, the Portl...   More
Thursday, April 30, 2009 by Megan Brescini

Hey, Neighbor!

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Hillsboro: An airplane’s landing gear folded up shortly after touching down at Hillsboro Airport, causing the plane to skid to a stop on its underbelly. All three on board were treated for m ...   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Megan Brescini

Sri Lanka Civil War: What Medical Teams International Is Doing and How You Can Help

After more than 25 years of fighting, the civil war in Sri Lanka is predicted to end within months. Yet the situation may get f...   More
Monday, April 27, 2009 by Megan Brescini

Pixie Project Puts the Spotlight on Pets

Hey everyone, it's puppies! Cute, cute, puppies! Anthropomorphized, sweater-wearing, smack-talking, puppies, filmed and voiced by local Portland talent!
Monday, April 27, 2009 by Megan Brescini


Make crafts with trash, imbibe organic beer, dress like your favorite Kritter, or get down and dirty planting.

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In support of the day when we should all swear off disposable shopping bags for good and eat local, here’s a crop of Earth Day-centric activities sure to inspire greenitude around town. Wedne ...   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Megan Brescini

Michelle Goldberg The Means of Reproduction

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After extensive research, writer and journalism professor Michelle Goldberg has come to a big conclusion: The world’s most pressing problems can only be solved when women are finally given the f ...   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Megan Brescini

Green Is Their Color

Portland as we all know, is the greenest, most sustainable city, like ever! So no surprise when the National League of Cities chose our exemplary city to host its first    More
Monday, April 20, 2009 by Megan Brescini

Recipe For Confusion

Where will this unique Sunday night feeding program rise again?

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Except for the fact it was Easter, last Sunday night was just like any other for the 200 homeless men and women who gathered under the west end of the Burnside Bridge for a free, hot meal. As MAX tra ...   More
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 Megan Brescini

Confronting AIDS with CAP

The caliber of public discussion about AIDS has greatly improved since 1988 when there were 863 people recorded as living with AIDS in Oregon.

The Cascade AIDS Project was only five years old, and about to embark on an AIDS awareness ad campaign that was to appea...   More
Saturday, April 11, 2009 by Megan Brescini

A Few More Details On "Civil Rites" Conference

We mentioned in a story about gay marriage in this week's paper that Americans United for Separation of Church and State is hosting a symposium titled Civil Rites on April 19 at 2pm at Portland State University. ...   More
Friday, April 10, 2009 by Megan Brescini
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