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When it comes to a carbon footprint, make that stomp a baby step

Dina Klaminsky brushes against her herbs that are budding in her AeroGrow, and gathers starts from her different plants and produce to pass on to her neighbors and friends. She turns down her heater, which she just changed to conserve … Continue reading

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New Neighborhood: Jefferson Westside

As I drove down 11th avenue, I drove through the students and on to a more community based neighborhood, Jefferson Westside. The streets were fairly busy, and most of the streets and side streets were, too. There were houses in … Continue reading

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Roger Mudd gives his two cents

Roger Mudd, a retired newsman who worked with CBS and with famous journalist Walter Cronkite for years, speaks out about the change in journalism from the Daily Press.com. Even though television is still watched by many, television news is changing, … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighborhood is “Going Green”

My enterprise story is going to be on how neighbors in the Amazon Neighborhood grow their own produce and gardens to save money, be healthy, help the economy, and to better the environment. When I was poking around the neighborhood, … Continue reading

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Ethics and Journalism

Journalism is changing rapidly. We all know that. A question has been raised by Mary Sanchez of the Kansas City Star whether these desperate times of journalists struggling for their jobs cause them to be unethical. I found this topic … Continue reading

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A sustainable family: Dena, Toby, and TC

The smell of coffee, cats and herbs fill Dena Klaminsky’s home. Two furry blobs, Toby and TC, take over the table. “They might have to be interviewed, too,” she says. “You can always tell when Toby is thinking,” Klaminsky says … Continue reading

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Amazon Park

Between the streets 22nd and 34th, stretching from Amazon Pkwy. to Hilyard Street lies one of my favorite parts about the Amazon Neighborhood: Amazon Park. It may not be the prettiest park, but the options of things to do are … Continue reading

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Journalism: exposing important issues with patience and understanding

A lot of press about celebrities I usually just ignore. Most of the time these stories are gossip, rumors, and who knows what those “journalists” or paparazzi’s did to get their story that will make a lot of money. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Amazon local businesses are still strong

With Lane County’s unemployment rate being at 12.6 percent, locally owned businesses in the Amazon Neighborhood are still on their feet. Local businesses in the Amazon Neighborhood such as Evolution Gaming, Sundance Wine Cellars, and Black Sun Books have been … Continue reading

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Amazon Neighborhood Interesting Statistics

As I have gotten to know the Amazon Neighborhood community, I have found that they are a section of Eugene that is proactive and far away enough from campus to really have a sense of their own identity as a … Continue reading

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