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Time on My Hands

March 27th, 2007 No Comments

… pondering …

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KUGN – nonprofits

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on KUGN – nonprofits

Heres a little trivia question for you. How many non-profit organizations are based here in Lane County? The number Im told is 367. Thats an astounding number. You want to know about that amazing quality of life quotient we have around here this is a good piece of it, right here. It means that […]

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KUGN – Readin in Rain

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on KUGN – Readin in Rain

Its time once again for Eugenes annual Readin in the Rain program. This year were all encouraged to read Ursula Le Guins science fiction page-turner The Lathe of Heaven. There will be events going on throughout the month to encourage people to actually read the book and share their insights with neighbors and friends. Its […]

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467.4 skinny screed national

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on 467.4 skinny screed national

Now is the time to give subscriptions to the nations only weekly humor magazine. Now is the time because we all give gifts this time of year, whether we want to or believe in anything or not. Now is the time because prices are lower than at any other time of the year. Now is […]

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KUGN – Sanipac

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on KUGN – Sanipac

If you live in Eugene, youve probably received a huge blue container on wheels from Sanipac for all your recyclables except glass. For most of us, this makes three: blue for recycling, green for trash, and brown for yard debris. A single driver can now whisk past every other week, thereby saving money. May I […]

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470. 4 skinny screed

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on 470. 4 skinny screed

Heres a new problem. This holiday season we had several instances of people calling or stopping by to give gift subscriptions to friends or loved ones, only to discover that the person who was to be the giftee had already come to us as a gifter. In some cases, they renewed their own subscription […]

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KUGN- collecting quarters

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on KUGN- collecting quarters

Everybody knows Americans dont save. The phrase money saved in modern culture invariably refers to an act of spending money, not saving it. As in Look how much money I saved when I went shopping! The trouble hits when hard times arrive, because that sort of saving requires spending and spending always requires having. This […]

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471. 4 skinny screed – national

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on 471. 4 skinny screed – national

You may have heard that weve changed the name of our masthead local free edition of Comic News in Eugene to . We did this for a few reasons, all having to do with people who dont know what they dont know. Some local folks thought they knew what was inside our covers by […]

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How Far Outside the Box Can We Think for a New Sports Arena?

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on How Far Outside the Box Can We Think for a New Sports Arena?

by Don Kahle The University of Oregon needs a partner to complete their arena on the scale envisioned by its primary donors. Eugene had its chance and dropped the ball, so the school must look to see whos open before they put the project back in play. But if we hope to see Aaron Brooks […]

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471.4 skinny screed – Eugene

March 17th, 2005 Comments Off on 471.4 skinny screed – Eugene

Its the darnedest thing. People walk past our store inside the 5th Street Public Market. They pick up the most current or a recent favorite issue and start talking about us to their friend. Right there in front of us. Granted, its unusual for a magazine to have a store at all, much less […]

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