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Paul “Baloo” Johnson
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Heh, every time this comes on the radio, it takes me back to a time when Portland didn't suck.
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Oddly enough, around the time this song came out, not the time that the song is nostalgic for.
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I wish people would stop using MXToolbox. Utterly worthless site.
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+Adam Killian Usually a combination of intodns and valli. 
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If the Democrats don't nominate Bernie, you know who the president will be, and it's not Clinton.
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I don't see a functional difference between Trump and Clinton. If Clinton gets nominated it's just Trump and Diet Trump, and I don't see the diet anything doing better than the real thing. Democrats control this election, and they'll hand they keys to Trump if they nominate Clinton. 
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Seriously, though, I think I've made up my mind.  If Bernie's not nominated and not on my ballot in November, then I'm voting for Trump.  And here's why:  If Bernie's out, then there's only bad options available, so why not just punish everyone with the worst asshole on the ballot?   #BernItToTheGround  
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+Ralph Durham It absolutely will. If Bernie takes California then that sends a really strong signal to the rest of the country about his true electability.

And its now Trump versus. Hillary might beat him but Bernie utterly trounces his coward, bully ass. Can you imagine an actual debate between them? That was moderated and run like an actual debate with real answers instead of dick comparisons?
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I'm glad the companies came to their senses on this.
The Justice Department says two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger. The
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this is hilarious.
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Is it really an upset when the polls had him in a clear victory? Oh how will Bernie ever recover from this devastating success? 
Sanders tends to perform well in states like Indiana that hold open primaries
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I guess this is why we haven't heard from +Neil Hodges​ today. Hope he's OK. 
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Why would I go south of the Ship Canal on a Sunday?
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Zootopia marginalizes the opening weekend for Ratchet & Clank
The ninth weekend of Disney's "Zootopia" outperformed its new competition, "Ratchet & Clank."
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I want to see them both
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With 51% of the vote so far and likely to carry Indiana and California, how will Bernie ever recover from this devastating success? 
Bernie Sanders' path relies on Hillary Clinton's not reaching a majority of pledged delegates and on superdelegates' switching their allegiances.
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Hmm... Rogers State University now offers MST3K
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Coming across it reminded me that Tulsa's considering a road diet on Route 66.
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The bicycle lane is a travel lane.  Just not open to motorists.  And it's pretty well established by now that two travel lanes open to all users in each direction is the point of diminishing returns:  After that, adding another lane increases the cost by the same amount, but you only get a 33% increase in capacity.  Add another?  25%.  Add another?  20%...and then you have the problem of any junction where the side route has fewer lanes of "where's that traffic going to go?".

Badly designed bike lanes tend to have those problems (and it's nearly exclusively what Portland has for infra), which is why the proposal is for having a protected bike lane concept:  Think of like Texas and Oklahoma's Collector/Distributor freeways, except in this case, the C/D road is open only to bicycles.  Driveway cuts and crossovers are frequent to allow bicycles out to use the general access lanes for left turns or passing.  Though one problem I see for handling this in the future is you're going to have to have bicycle signals if you have a cycletrack, and no turns on red signs for every intersection all directions if a cycletrack is in place in order to give bicycles the signal priority to keep cyclists safe (the Dutch really pioneered this).

Right now, Tulsa's in a spot where there's no point in building additional highway capacity, traffic's been at a steady constant for a while, MTTA ridership is at an all time high (sometimes with unpleasantly crowded buses), and traffic on the region's grade separated cycleways is picking up.  But, there's a first/last mile problem that's hard to get people who aren't brave and have a fear of getting hit while riding legally to take the plunge.  And that's where better first/last mile facilities come into play.  Plus there's streets like Memorial, 71st and Yale that could really use a road diet and the addition of more modes in general, even if it means dropping a general access lane on a congested facility (Vancouver, BC has done this with great success on many comparable streets; on major thoroughfares, parking is generally banned, with the right lane being a 24-hour bike, bus, taxi and carpool only lane, with others allowed to use it as a continuous right turn lane)

That said, you are correct, if you're not driving like a football bat when you're on a bicycle, drivers here are insanely chill about letting you do your thing and giving you the time to move into or out of the right lane for turns and passing.
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U.S. Rig Count Drops 11 This Week to 420, Another All-Time Low
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HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by 11 this week to 420, again reaching an-time low a

San Diego School Police To Return 18-Ton Military Vehicle
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San Diego's school district plans to return a military surplus vehicle obtained by its police department after negative reaction.

Weasel Apparently Shuts Down World's Most Powerful Particle Collider
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A small mammal has sabotaged the world's most powerful scientific instrument. The Large Hadron Collider, a 17-mile superconducting machine d

Oklahoma Governor Signs Civil Asset Forfeiture Legislation
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahomans whose assets are unjustly seized through the civil asset forfeiture process can recover their attorney fees

Letter to the editor: Need new state license plates
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Praise the Lord that Tulsa has a Christian voice in the Tulsa Beacon! I am most appreciative of its overall news coverage plus all the regul

Officials Ponder How To Remove Dead Whale From Surf Spot
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The adult gray whale is about 40 feet long and weighs up to 60,000 pounds. Its carcass is rotting at a popular surfing spot near San Clement

Old and busted: Maternity leave. New hotness: Paw-ternity leave
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Old and busted: Maternity leave. New hotness: Paw-ternity leave

10 brilliant ways to solve the Oklahoma budget crisis…
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As everyone knows, Oklahoma is stuck in the middle of a dire budget crisis. Fortunately for all of our rich friends, Governor Mary Fallin –

Judicial nomination reform bill
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The Senate Rules Committee approved House Bill 3162 to reform the Judicial Nominating Commission, which nominates judicial candidates to the

Exemption for donation of a car
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Legislation approved by a budget subcommittee would allow charitable organizations that receive vehicles for needy individuals to bypass an

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Series of Storm Systems to Affect Pacific Coast. A series of storm systems will affect the Pacific Coast over the next several days, bringin

Russian City Has a Dirt as Tap Water | English Russia
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Interesting news from Russia in English language.

Apple and Justice Department start new feud over locked iPhone in New Yo...
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The US government is pushing a federal court in New York to force Apple to unlock a drug dealer’s device even after the man pleaded guilty

Something Awful - Amazon Dash Buttons!
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33 photo-shops of Amazon dash buttons... yours at the touch of a button...

5 Common Misconceptions People Have About Furries - High Level Games
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​When people ask what I do for a living, I tell them that, among other things, I study furries. Usually, their reactions fall into one of th

I'm really having to revise my review downwards because this theater doesn't work with it's neighbors regarding lighting that hits the screen, so dark scenes aren't visible, particularly on the west screen. Likewise, not sure what's going on during the second movie, but the white noise from the universe is louder than the dialogue.
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Clean and great air-conditioning. Awesome price point. HVAC a little loud, though. Best place to sleep in the Mojave or Sonoroan deserts on Route 66.
Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
Want to drive off in an unsafe vehicle they said is safe? Go here. They're friendly and the appeal of some of their services like free flat repair is great. But don't trust 'em with anything more serious than fixing a flat. I asked if my tires were in good enough shape to make it back to Oklahoma, they said yes and actually refused to sell me tires when I insisted on replacing them anyway. They also only partially fixed the vibration I was experiencing at higher speeds, replacing the front brakes while completely missing a broken tie rod.
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Public - 11 months ago
reviewed 11 months ago
A little light on the in stock stereo mount kit selection.
Public - a year ago
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Pioneer Courthouse Square would be better, much better, if it wasn't horribly mismanaged. Concerts, beer tasting, sandcastle contests and other events that block off the entire square and hamper access to transit really should be held in Chapman Square. Pioneer Square was designed to be a public square and transit station, not an event venue, and it fails poorly at both when events beyond the tree lighting and new year's are attempted there.
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Love the fact these guys are trying to drag us backwards.
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Tried to highball me and sell me a new ECU for over a thousand dollars when I had a fuel injection issue that was resolved elsewhere for about $350. A dealership would have got it right cheaper.
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