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Track of the Day: 'We'll Meet Again' Track of the Day: 'Hey Jude' Track of the Day: 'Jump Into the Fire' Track of ...

The Atlantic - ‎vor 22 Stunden‎
Her song “Prayer for Marta” became a symbol of national resistance against the occupation of Warsaw Pact troops in 1968.

Track of the Day: 'Hey Jude' Track of the Day: 'Jump Into the Fire' Track of the Day: 'Crystal Blue Persuasion ...

The Atlantic - ‎25.07.2016‎
An even more brilliant use of a song in Breaking Bad was the very last one, in the very last scene, starting with the opening lyric, “Guess I got what I deserved”: ... Smith died in 2003—two years after the release of Royal Tenebaums—from knife ...

The Racist History of Portland, the Whitest City in America

The Atlantic - ‎22.07.2016‎
Yet after the war, blacks were encouraged to leave Oregon, Millner said, with the mayor of Portland commenting in a newspaper article that black people were not welcome. The Housing Authority of Portland mulled dismantling Vanport, and jobs for black ...

How Obama failed Black Lives Matter: Washington Post opinion - ‎23.07.2016‎
That idea lies at the heart of Black Lives Matter, which loudly proclaims that for too long, black lives have been callously destroyed and have gone unmourned by the American justice system.

Republican Party goes after Theodore Roosevelt's legacy

Treehugger - ‎18.07.2016‎
Hunters, miners, and timber cutters threatened not only individual species, but entire ecosystems. Fortunately, forward-thinking sportsmen began to organize for the conservation of game and game habitat. Theodore Roosevelt, an avid hunter, joined the ...

Minnesota man with disability wins round in fight for job promotion

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎18.07.2016‎
“This case is a poster child for why so many of these facilities are not a pathway to competitive, integrated employment but are instead a dead end,” said Alison Barkoff, a national disability rights advocate in Washington, D.C., for the Center for ...

There Is a Simple Solution to America's Policing Problem: More Female Cops

TIME - ‎14.07.2016‎
By contrast, it paid $2.8 million for similar allegations against female officers, but not one of those complaints was for excessive force. Male officer payouts in cases of brutality and misconduct were 23 times the amount paid in cases involving women ...

2016 will be a mulligan for UCF Football (blog) - ‎20.07.2016‎
Frost's offense at Oregon last year ranked 5th in explosive plays, UCF's was dead last. Expect that to change.

Rochelle Kanuho Came To Distance Running The Hard Way

Deadspin - ‎14.07.2016‎
Except for #12, Kanuho. Scraping bottom and wringing it out, Kanuho closed in 70 seconds—the third fastest last lap of any competitor—for seventh place. She'd moved up 11 places from her seed position, and finished within 24 seconds of her personal ...

Building a better boat in Astoria

Daily Astorian - ‎15.07.2016‎
A trawl fisherman before he became a boat-builder, Hill said he got an inside look at the Russian trawlers that appeared off the coasts of Oregon and Washington state in the 1960s and thought he could recreate their design in smaller boats for American ...

Is Portland the Big Freelancing Hub of the Future?

Tech.Co - ‎13.07.2016‎
Additionally, making your own way in your field without the traditional internal ladder-style growth is prevalent. I've started to see an increased amount of individuals just in the last few years take their careers by the reins. Even though Portland ...

No one wants to die

Barbados Today - ‎20.07.2016‎
... four states in the US. Oregon in 1994 became the first US State to pass a Death with Dignity Act allowing terminally ill patients the option of choosing the right to die.

Pac-12 Media Day Blog (Updated 1:40 pm)

Scout - ‎15.07.2016‎
But in reality, you haven't done anything yet.” What was the dumbest thing you did as a freshman? - “I don't even want to talk about it.

Obama Pens Letter to Police: 'We Have Your Backs' - ‎19.07.2016‎
Recent attacks on police officers in Baton Rouge and Dallas left eight dead and 10 wounded. Obama honored the fallen police officers from Dallas and Baton Rouge and praised police officers as a group for keeping the country safe in the letter. “Thank ...

How to Be a Met Fan In Chicago -- 2016 Edition

Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog) - ‎13.07.2016‎
If you were going directly to Wrigley Field (not a good idea, as it has that one awful trait that all the pre-1930s ballparks had, minimal parking), you'd take Exit 48B for State Route 64/North Avenue, turn right onto North, turn left on Sheffield ...