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2 hrs ago | Mashable

YouTube Singer Peter Hollens Earns Record Deal From Sony Music

A capella singer Peter Hollens, who has premiered music videos on Mashable , has snagged a wicked record deal just days after unleashing a medley from the Wicked musical.

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7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Rumblefish, Portland online music licensing firm, sold to SESAC

Friendly Music, a partnership between Rumblefish and YouTube, helps videographers find and license music for their videos.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Why some missing people get national attention

PORTLAND Dundee mother Jennifer Huston went missing Thursday. By Saturday, her story started to garner national media attention and now, seven days later, the Facebook page dedicated to her search has close to 40,000 likes.

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Globe and Mail

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't boost teen use

James Poelzer, CEO of Agrima Botanicals, handles seedling marijuana plants at his medical marijuana production facility in Maple Ridge, B.C., on January 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Canada, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc.

KVAL-TV Eugene

Police close missing persons case after locating 4th athlete

Thee whereabouts of Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, 17; Dureti Edao, 18; Meaza Kebede, 18; and Zeyituna Mohammed, 18, have not been confirmed since they were reported missing Saturday.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Newswise

New Studies Explore IB Students' Preparedness for Success in the 21st Century

As education leaders and policymakers continue to prioritize college- and career- readiness, it is crucial to investigate the impact of academic programs focused on preparing young people.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Virginia

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Stranger

People Are Playing Pianos in Parks All Over Seattle

Pianos in the Parks is a program that puts pianos in the parks - there are 20 of them in Seattle, from now until August 17. Some of the pianos used to be in the practice rooms at the University of Oregon, some came from families who felt this was a good time to let them go, and Classic Pianos donated the rest.

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Related Topix: Classical

KATU-TV Portland

U of O assault records can't be released, DA says

The Lane County district attorney has rejected an appeal from journalists for records of an investigation into sexual assault allegations against University of Oregon basketball players.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Lane County, OR, Eugene, OR

KGW-TV Portland

DA: U of O assault records can't be released

The Lane County district attorney has rejected an appeal from journalists for records of an investigation into sexual assault allegations against University of Oregon basketball players.

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Related Topix: Lane County, OR, Eugene, OR

OregonLive.com

Ethiopian runners: 3 found, but question of asylum still unanswered

Clockwise from top left: The four athletes are: Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, 17; Dureti Edao, 18; Meaza Kebede, 18; Zeyituna Mohammed, 18. Police found three of the four missing Ethiopian athletes in Beaverton on Monday afternoon, saying they're safe and staying with acquaintances.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Loudoun Times

Hamilton native running across the country to connect

Ashley Donovan from Hamilton partnered with her friend Adam Meyer to run across the country as part of Run 2 Connect, a nonprofit organization the two founded to engage communities and individuals.

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OregonLive.com

Five years since the recession, Medford still growing much slower than normal

If it feels like Medford is growing slower than usual, that's because it is -- and has been for some time.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Everything TypePad

Featured Blog: Economist's View

NAME: Mark Thoma BLOG: Economist's View TYPEPAD MEMBER SINCE: 2005 WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: As a macroeconomist and econometrician, and a Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon , Mark Thoma knows economics.

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OregonLive.com

Missing Ethiopians: University of Oregon releases names, ages

The names of the four pictured athletes are : Amanuel Abebe Atibeha; Dureti Edao; Meaza Kebede; Zeyituna Mohammed.

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OregonLive.com

Intel's impact felt economically, ecologically; Phil Knight confidant gets big check for Nike campus project: business news briefing

Here's the Oregon business news you need to know today. Get these headlines delivered to your inbox twice daily by subscribing to the business update email newsletter.

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Competitor Magazine

4 Ethiopians Go Missing In Eugene At World Juniors

In his press conference wrapping up the 15th edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships on Sunday, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna was pleased with the overall success achieved here at historic Hayward Field.

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Bend Bulletin

3 brain surgeries then back on the bike

Competitive road cyclist and mountain bike guide Dillon Caldwell, of Bend, is recovering after his third brain surgery for a benign brain tumor.

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Related Topix: Bend, OR, UC San Francisco, 9

Sun Jul 27, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Ethiopian athletes missing from Eugene track meet

According to Julie Brown, spokeswoman for the University of Oregon, three women and a man left the IAAF World Junior Championships meet early and are considered missing.

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OregonLive.com

Steve Duin blog: U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall finally joins the fray

Turns out Amanda Marshall will be looking into the issues of sexual violence and survivor support at the University of Oregon after all.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Personnel File

Robin Overstreet, professor emeritus in the department of coastal sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi, will receive the Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship award at the American Society of Parasitologists conference in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Mississippi, University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS, University of Miami, Small Business, Personal Finance

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