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2013-12-21 23:03:28

In Oregon, the possibility of rain, ice, and snow during the winter can make driving a hazardous activity. Sean DuBois, a Portland personal injury lawyer, believes the dangers of winter driving can be greatly mitigated, and wants to remind drivers to be careful, aware, and patient. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 We all know we’re supposed to be more careful when we drive during the winter, but are we actually more cautious? Maybe. But not cautious enough, says attorney Sean...

2013-10-31 23:02:20

NW based custom cosmetic manufacturer and supplier Essential Wholesale & Labs has finally moved out of it's Clackamas, Oregon facility. On June 4, EWL started its first day in its new 58,000 square foot facility in historic Northwest Portland. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 NW based custom cosmetic manufacturer and supplier Essential Wholesale & Labs has finally moved out of it's Clackamas, Oregon facility. On June 4, EWL started its first day in its new 58,000...

2013-10-22 23:23:16

Kobos Coffee, Portland's original micro-roaster, is marking its 40th anniversary today. Kobos Coffee pioneered the city's thriving micro-roasting scene as the first small-batch roaster-retailer to elevate coffee as an artisan beverage. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Portland, Oregon coffee pioneer Kobos Coffee is marking its 40th anniversary today. Founded on October 22, 1973, Kobos was the city’s first roaster/retailer to recognize coffee as an artisan beverage, and...

2013-09-17 23:23:55

Viewpoint Construction Software today announced they will be leasing the historic 1510 Water Avenue building, expanding their headquarters along the Eastside Esplanade in Portland’s Produce Row district to make room for a growing employee base. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Coaxis, dba Viewpoint Construction Software®, today announced they will be leasing the historic 1510 Water Avenue building, expanding their headquarters along the Eastside Esplanade in Portland’s...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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