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Oregon and California coastal residents living on shaky ground

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YACHATS, Ore. -- Fierce winter weather that’s blasted the Pacific Northwest coastal region over the past few days, and new warnings of a Tsunami hitting the Oregon and California coasts, has become “a strange harbinger of what’s to come,” say officials who monitor the U.S. Geological Survey and man the National Earthquake Information Center.

Valentine's Day 2011 should extend to pets as well, say experts

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There is a view from the Humane Society of the United States and other dog experts that “people and animals need the same things to be safe, healthy, happy and loved;” thus, on Valentine’s Day 2011, experts say “your dog needs more than just food, water, shelter, and grooming. Your dog needs love.”

Valentine's Day musts include love letters and candy

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Some of the most romantic places in this university town are “chocolate joints,” and places where college students write love letters; while, at the same time, there’s a view that “it’s not cool" to try and get away with just an e-mail message over a real Valentine’s Day card or a box of candy, thus causing some confusion in this digital age for many "wired youth," say experts.

Egyptian freedom fighters evoke American Sixties protests

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EUGENE, Ore. – Now that the freedom fighters in Egypt have spoken, and Hosni Mubarak is now the “former president” after 18 days of protests where Egyptians demanded real freedom; in turn, civil rights activists such as Angela Davis, during a recent lecture in Eugene, said it’s interesting to note peace movements happening in the world today that parallel American free speech protests from 50 years ago when Students for a Democratic Society exclaimed: “Don’t dream it’s over, we can and will have freedom of speech.”

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