North Korean Threats, History of the Negro League, Gun Control Debate

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Friday, April 12, 2013

New Movie Releases: "The Place Beyond the Pines" and "42" | On the Ground in South Korea | Senate Will Debate Gun Control Proposal | Navigating Portland's Food Culture with Nine-Year-Olds | Jackie Robinson, and the End of Negro League Baseball | The Art and Science of the Public Comeback

The Art and Science of the Public Comeback

Anthony Weiner is not the only public figure who has recently tried to clean-up his image and restore his career. Earlier this month, as Tiger Woods reclaimed his number one World ...

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On the Ground in South Korea

After a week of aggressive threats from North Korea, Pyongyang continues to warn of an imminent missile test, possibly on Monday, the birthday of Kim Il-sung, the late founder of Nort...

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Jackie Robinson, and the End of Negro League Baseball

The new movie “42” tells the story of Jackie Robinson, and the integration of Major League Baseball. But it opens with the Negro League, in which Jackie Robinson and other talented bl...

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Senate Will Debate Gun Control Proposal

The Senate overcame the threat of a filibuster to begin a debate on gun control yesterday, but the future of this legislation is uncertain. Tom Diaz, policy analyst for the Violence P...

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New Movie Releases: "The Place Beyond the Pines" and "42"

The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week's major releases. On the roster this week:“42,” which celebrates Jackie Robinson and the integration...

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Navigating Portland's Food Culture with Nine-Year-Olds

We’re in Portland this week, and there’s a lot to love in this town when it comes to food: food trucks, farmers markets, artisanal cheese, artisanal everything. It's hard to know wher...

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