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Suck It

I hate the new smoking ban—and I don’t even smoke.

  • By Chuck Thompson
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Scammed

The story of the biggest Ponzi scheme in Oregon history.

  • By Nancy Rommelmann
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Forbidden Fruit

McMenamins runs low on one of its signature brews—and it’s all Serbia’s fault.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Heavy Metal

Looking for a job? On Portland's industrial waterfront you won't need a college degree or even a résumé. Just a willingness to put in a long, honest day's work.

  • By Matt Williams
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Ecofreaks

Obsessed with the planet. Slightly insane. Green to the core. Six uncompromising Ecofreaks who make us want to be better.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The $150,000 Question

When Oregonian Pete Seda met Saudi Soliman al Buthe in 1997, the two Muslims became fast friends. Over coffee, they founded the only U.S. chapter of al Haramain, one of Saudi Arabia's largest Islamic charities. Now Seda's under house arrest and al Buthe's

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

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A Shameless Peek at Portland’s Money

To our great surprise, in spite of Portland’s rep as a city given to monetary modesty, people talked. From lottery millionaires to a drag queen with a penchant for vodka martinis and a family who made a pact to buy nothing new for an entire year (not even

  • By Kym Croft Miller, Randy Gragg, Stacey Wilson, and Jill Davis
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Coming to America

This year, inside the ceremony room of Portland's U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, more than 10,000 foreign-born residents will take the Oath of Allegiance, becoming in just three short minutes, Americans.

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Fathom This:

A machine so miraculous that it provides 10 percent of the world's electricity. Weans us from oil. Halts global warming. Saves the planet. Four such devices, designed to harness the energy of ocean waves, may do just that. (And they're coming to an Oregon

  • By Rebecca Clarren
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Sign of the Times

  • By Anne Brice
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Pursuit of Happiness

Does Portland have room for two more Bay Area transplants?

  • Published 05/19/2009

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César’s Way

Changing N Interstate Ave's name doesn't do justice to César E. Chávez.

  • By Ethan Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Divine Venture

In the digital age, software replaces soothsayer and turns the art of divination into a profitable product.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Galaxy Grrrl

TV sci-fi heroine Katee Sackhoff talks about playing tough characters—with and without long hair.

  • By Jason Cohen
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Chez Unique

Hotels for visitors of every ilk

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Cow Power

How bottling bovine waste just might save the planet

  • By Eric Gold
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Veggie Might

Ambitious animal activists join forces in a united retail front.

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 05/19/2009

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On the Waterfront

Where Portland once flexed its maritime muscle, shipbuilding (of sorts) surges anew.

  • By Chris Lydgate
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Professor Pain

Torture expert Darius Rejali talks about what sleeping bags have to do with national security.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Spoke City

Pedal-powered taxis compete to sweep shoppers off their tired feet.

  • By Lucy Burningham
  • Published 05/19/2009
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