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8 Most Creative Rafts Of Portland's 2018 Big Float

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What do a unicorn, diamond ring and an avocado all have in common? They were among the thousands of colorful and eclectic rafts seen at Portland's 2018 Big Float.

'The Four Top': Drew Prindle | Chase McPeak | Sam Slaughter

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How are robots changing the food and farm industries? Should cooking be forever analog? Is tech reinventing the beverage category? Listen to Episode 47 of "The Four Top."

'The Four Top': Steven Raichlen | Marnie Hanel | Jen Stevenson

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Are you up to date on the latest grilling techniques and tools? What's up with the current jerky craze? And even the outdoor cooking pros have experience with flame-driven fiascos.

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'The Four Top': Dr. Greg Jones | Hannah Wallace | Jordan Michelman

How soon will climate change the face of the wine industry? How do devastating forest fires influence wines? And why must rosé be relegated to summer?

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Meet The Monks Of The Columbia River Gorge

Forest-dwelling monks have kept an obscure Buddhist tradition alive in the Columbia River Gorge with the help of the White Salmon, Washington, community.

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Band Takes Johnny Cash's 'Folsom' Concert To Oregon Prisons

For the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's “At Folsom Prison,” a Portland band is restaging the concert at prisons across the state. We go with them to Coffee Creek’s women’s facility.

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175 Years After Oregon Territory Vote, Some NW Issues Remain The Same

Early settlers and pioneers voted to form a provisional territorial government 175 years ago this week. The vote was close and featured arguments that may sound surprisingly familiar today.

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The National Champions You Never Knew Portland Had

How a group of hobbyists brought the ancient Irish sport of hurling to the Northwest — and why they don't see it vanishing any time soon.

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Could An Oregon Horse Ever Win The Kentucky Derby?

The chances of an Oregon horse winning the Kentucky Derby is the longest of long shots. But the sheer will of one Oregonian has increased the odds for years to come.

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Portland Poet Anis Mojgani Challenges Grief And Greek Gods

The international slam poetry champion finds beauty in sorrow in his new collection, "In the Pockets of Small Gods."

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Portland Girls' Cookbook Raises $10,000 For Jane Goodall Chimps

As sixth-graders, 14 Portland, Oregon, girls decided to create a fundraiser vegetarian cookbook. As high school freshmen, they just donated $10,000 to Jane Goodall's sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees.

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Legends Close Soul'd Out 2018 With Classic Jams

The dream of the '90s is alive and well in the hands of headliners De La Soul and Wyclef Jean.  

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The Hip-Hop Melting Pot Comes To Portland

What is hip-hop? Saturday night Portland got a crash course in the various styles, sounds and experiences that define this ever-expanding genre.