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From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific

NPR | Jan. 11, 2017 10:02 a.m.

Physical CDs and even digital downloads only are only part of what determined chart success in 2016.

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Jimmy Makarounis, Owner Of Portland Jazz Club Jimmy Mak's, Dies Of Cancer

OPB | Jan. 2, 2017 4:04 p.m. | Portland

Jimmy Makarounis, the longtime owner of famed Portland jazz venue Jimmy Mak's, has died after a prolonged battle with cancer.

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Filberts Vs. Hazelnuts: Celebrate Oregon's Nutty Late-Fall Bounty

OPB | Dec. 2, 2016 4:15 p.m.

Whether you call them hazelnuts or filberts, this season's abundant Willamette Valley crop is in, and it's time to celebrate a rebound led by the Oregon State University-developed Jefferson tree.

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'The Four Top': So What About Soylent? | Craft Beer's Dirty Little Secret | Fear The Great White Yeti

OPB | Nov. 21, 2016 7 a.m. | Portland

We uncover craft beer's dirty little secret and examine the cult phenom that is the Yeti cooler company — but not before sipping Soylent, the embattled Silicon Valley food replacement.

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Amazon Seeks To Recapture Music Fans With New Streaming Service

NPR | Oct. 12, 2016 11:20 a.m.

The company is seeking to lure consumers away from competitors like Spotify and Apple Music.

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My Beer Sold Out (Or When Small Beers Go Big Time)

KLCC | Oct. 3, 2016 midnight | Eugene, Oregon

Recently, corporate labels including MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch have acquired independent breweries, including Bend’s 10 Barrel Brewing and Eugene’s Hop Valley.

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Tim Gunn: The Fashion Industry Is Not Making It Work For Plus-Size Women

NPR | Sept. 15, 2016 6:30 a.m.

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Tim Gunn, a fixture in the fashion world, about his article in The Washington Post where he blasted the industry for ignoring plus-size women.

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50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

NPR | Sept. 14, 2016 1:09 p.m.

Documents show that in the '60s, the sugar industry funded Harvard researchers who, examining risk factors of heart disease, dismissed concerns about sugar and doubled down on the dangers of fat.

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'The Four Top': Breakfast Insanity | Dining Out On Apps | Talking Trash About Food Waste

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 4:45 p.m.

In the debut episode of "The Four Top," we talk trash about food waste, unpack the baffling breakfast-ization of dinner and test-drive the hottest dining apps for your phone.

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Listen: 'The Four Top' Presented By OPB

OPB | Sept. 12, 2016 4:45 p.m.

Savor the conversation. Every other Monday, a roundtable of culinary media insiders discuss today’s hot-button topics in food and beverage culture. Hosted by Katherine Cole.