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Franklin Corridor Makeover Has (Recent) History

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

We didn’t produce a comprehensive report, but we did share our findings with the world. The Franklin Corridor Riverfront Study was highlighted as featured content by Google Earth in 2008.

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Duck Women’s Hoops: A Basket of Delightfuls

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

Credit will always be passed to teammates, the coaches, or the fans. In other words, the players keep dishing out assists after the final buzzer sounds.

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How to Soften Eugene’s Parking Price Hike

February 1st, 2019 No Comments

Restaurants and theaters at the city center would love to be able to see more patrons after dark. More parking options would certainly help. Banks and other businesses with empty parking lots is not a good look. We can fix that.

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DeFazio Has a New Tool in This Congress

January 12th, 2019 No Comments

A Congressional seat offers five different paths to wielding substantial influence in Washington. The first three have very little to do with lawmaking, and the fourth has too much. DeFazio has pursued the fifth.

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Eugene and Paris Have Some Amazing Similarities

January 11th, 2019 No Comments

Eugene regularly struggles to articulate its ambitions. We share plenty of characteristics with what many consider the greatest city in the world.

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Eugene Needs the Skyline Icon It Already Has

January 7th, 2019 No Comments

The senior housing structure has never been well loved by anyone but its residents. … Half a century later, its height could become an important asset to downtown.

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Writers Will Sometimes Give You the Quote off Their Back

January 3rd, 2019 No Comments

I went back to my clothing giveaway station, pausing at every patch of navy blue along the way. My coat, my hat, and my scarf were definitely gone.

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A Truth-Telling Strategy That Will Totally Work

January 3rd, 2019 No Comments

No editor wants to clutter a page with disclaimers and dependent clauses. They can insert “without providing evidence” and “despite the consensus among experts,” but the president’s words must still be presented as he said them.

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Gifts This President Could Give Us

January 3rd, 2019 No Comments

We have a president who fancies himself a builder and an all-around rich guy. There are gifts his government could us that affirms what he believes about himself, while also pleasing his citizenry.

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Neighborhood Holiday Singalong 2018

December 17th, 2018 No Comments

Relying on others is a skill worth relearning. Being tutored will cost you nothing. You can have it for a song.

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