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A New Scrabble Dictionary For A New Generation

Hasbro and Merriam-Webster have freshened the 70-year-old reference book by adding 300 new words to The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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Keepers Of The Underground: The Hiphop Archive At Harvard

"In order to be well versed in the culture, you have to be an encyclopedia," 9th Wonder says. "What The HipHop Archive is doing is creating a family tree."

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Scientists At Oregon State Are Building Robots That Can Walk Like Us

Walking is the most natural way for humans to get around. But for a robot? Not so much. This is a problem Jonathan Hurst is trying to solve at Oregon State University.

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Portland's Iconic Feminist Bookstore Closing At End Of June

Portland’s iconic feminist bookstore and community space, In Other Words, has announced it’s closing at the end of June. The space on Northeast Killingsworth has been open for 25 years.

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orders Meek Mill Be Released On Bail

The Philadelphia rapper's imprisonment over probation violation has been a lightning rod in a debate over race and the nation's judicial and correctional systems.

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Bend City Council To Appoint Arts Envoy

The council will also create a new position to serve as an arts ambassador in Central Oregon.

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Didn't Score Tickets To 'Hamilton' In Portland? There's A Lottery

The multiple Tony-awarding winning show, based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, debuted on Broadway in 2015, thrilling audiences ever since.

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A Ho-Hum Night Is Just What The Oscars Ordered

Last year's Oscars were wildly unpredictable. This year's were very predictable, with big wins for "The Shape Of Water," all the actors who were expected to win all along, and Jordan Peele.

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2018 Oscar Winners: The Complete List

Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape Of Water" took home the evening's biggest prize, best picture. Frances McDormand won best actress, and Gary Oldman won best actor.

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Philadelphia Eagles Show Brotherly Love For Meek Mill Ahead Of Super Bowl

The Eagles are choosing a popular track by the incarcerated rapper as their entrance music for the 2018 Super Bowl.