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A Taste of Oklahoma

By Virginia Rice Eugene, Ore.- The smell of barbecue drifts down Highway 99 as the Oklahoma Smokehouse BBQ stand serves another lunch hour rush. Aaron Speck, along with his wife Liz, opened the Oklahoma Smokehouse BBQ at 1055 Hwy 99 … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Profile

By Virginia Rice The article “Portland officer advocates food safety on son’s behalf” by Lynne Terry is the profile of Peter Hurley, 41, who took action after his son suffered from food poisoning to lobby congress for safer foods. This … Continue reading

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Q&A with Stephen King

By Virginia Rice I am interested in the question and answer interview with Stephen King by Gilbert Cruz because I grew up watching his movies and reading his books. In my kitchen across the top shelf sits every book he … Continue reading

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Trainsong Neighborhood Part 2

By Virginia Rice                 Eugene, Ore.-The problem of homeless people seeking refuge in Eugene is far from solved and local business owners in the Trainsong neighborhood feel that the city is far from the right solution. The Trainsong neighborhood is … Continue reading

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Trainsong Atmosphere

By Virginia Rice As the breeze picks up in Trainsong Park the screams of small children shouting “snow cones” is heard. At 3:30 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon the neighborhood youth program is in full swing while the KDUK radio … Continue reading

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Trainsong Experience: Part 1

By Virginia Rice I’ve heard the rumors about the Trainsong district of Eugene; drugs, poor community, violence, et cetera. An acquaintance of mine grew up near the neighborhood mini mart and he had told me multiple stories of gang violence … Continue reading

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The iPhone 4 Problems

By Virginia Rice iPhone 4 signal fault leaves Apple ‘stunned’ Page last updated at 14:38 GMT, Friday, 2 July 2010 15:38 UK By Daniel Emery Technology reporter, BBC News http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/10490572.stm Daniel Emery’s article “iPhone 4 signal leaves Apple ‘stunned’” on … Continue reading

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Trainsong Far From A Song

By Virginia Rice The present feels likes the old I found this abnormally large reciever atop a roof in a Trainsong neighborhood. Whether the neighborhood is too far from signals or if this is here for another reason is unclear. … Continue reading

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