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Jazz Virtuoso Oscar Peterson Gives Dick Cavett a Dazzling Piano Lesson (1979)

Duke Ellington once called Oscar Peterson the “Maharaja of the Keyboard” for his virtuosity and ability to play any style with seeming ease, a skill he first began to learn as a classically trained child prodigy. Peterson was introduced to Bach and Beethoven by his musician father and older sister Daisy, then drilled in rigorous finger exercises and given six hours a day of practice by his teacher, Hungarian pianist Paul de Marky. “I only first really heard jazz somewhere between the age...
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Millennials Collaborating to Attain the American Dream of Homeownership

The affordability issues in the housing market aren’t going away for younger buyers. The financial challenges hindering millennial homeownership have been well documented between overwhelming student loan debt and record-level home prices. However, some within the cohort are carving their own path to the American dream through teamwork. “Affordability is a key issue for young buyers or first-time homebuyers entering into the market with limited housing inventory, so pooling incomes with a roomma...
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Interstate Bridge and freeway project heads toward funding approval after key Metro vote

(Source: Interstate Bridge Replacement project) The Interstate Bridge Replacement project (a.k.a. CRC 2.0) received another unanimous vote on Thursday from Metro’s Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT) to receive an additional $36 million dollars to be used in the planning and engineering phase. These funds are Oregon’s share of an additional $71 million the project is asking DOTs of both states to fund (the Washington Department of Transportation has already agreed to $...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Nolan, Johnson, Council, Oregon State, Metro, CRC, Peterson, Greg Johnson, Usdot, Pham

At least 8 state AG's are investigating Facebook and Instagram after leaked documents showed the danger they can pose to children

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in New York City on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019.AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Nine state AGs are investigating Meta over the harmful effects that Instagram can have on teens. The bipartisan group is accusing the firm of promoting Instagram despite knowing this harm. It follows a separate lawsuit as Meta fields what could be an onslaught of legal action prompted by the docs. A bipartisan group of eight state attorneys general is investigating Facebook and Instagram over the har...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Congress, New York City, Trends, Tennessee, Nebraska, Meta, Wall Street Journal, Peterson, AG, David Yost, Doug Peterson, Tech Insider

Advocacy coalition fights 10-lane Interstate Bridge as project rolls forward

Looking south on I-5 at Marine Drive overpass.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) Ryan Packer is our special correspondent for the Interstate Bridge Replacement project. See their past coverage here. “We’re in a really critical moment with this project.”— Brett Morgan, 1000 Friends of Oregon As a small number of Portland-area elected officials push a design option for I-5 over the Columbia River that doesn’t expand the highway to ten lanes, a broad group of environmental and sustainable...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Metro, Morgan, CRC, Peterson, Greg Johnson, TPAC, Marine Drive, Columbia River, ODOT, Washington Metro

Mass. Legislators Pass ‘Gun Control,’ Lose Jobs and Crime Continues

By Larry Keane Despite promises to the contrary, extra gun control legislation in Massachusetts didn’t lower crime at all. IMG Stock-884183940 U.S.A. -( A new study confirms Massachusetts gun control laws achieved “no effect” on reducing violent crime even though legislators promised they would. Politicians earn support by promising constituents they’ll focus on a few key issues and delivering results. Antigun lawmakers in the Bay State achieved a rare trifecta-failure by curt...
Tags: Guns, Massachusetts, America, United States, Commonwealth, American University, Smith Wesson, Patrick, Springfield, IMG, Mark Smith, Peterson, Massachusetts House, Bay State, Robert DeLeo, Bay Staters

Millennials are going to make houses expensive until builders get their act together

Millennials will continue to drive housing demand for years. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images Millennials will continue to fuel a housing frenzy for years, an economist said. But there aren't enough homes for all the millennials who want to buy them. That means "higher prices may be the norm" until supply catches up to millennial demand. We've only seen the beginning of millennial housing demand.That's the prediction of Dana Peterson, chief economist at non-profit The Conference Boa...
Tags: Trends, NAR, Peterson, Barron, Census Bureau, Conference Board, National Association of Realtors NAR, Hillary Hoffower, Dana Peterson, Cororaton, Gay Cororaton, Thomas Barwick Getty Images Millennials, Peterson Thirty, Insider NAR

Report: Titans Expected to Work Out Adrian Peterson After Derrick Henry Injury

Peterson spent last season with the Lions, recording 156 carries for 604 yards and seven touchdowns. #lions
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This Week In Running: November 1, 2021

The post This Week In Running: November 1, 2021 appeared first on iRunFar. Happy Halloween! The holiday means the Javelina Jundred Mile for one, and that race marked a great comeback finish for Camille Herron, but we’ve got more from the Skyrunner World Series and the World Mountain Running Association too. Let’s ease into another Monday, and a new month. Boo! Javelina Jundred Mile – Fountain Hills, Arizona Women It’s been perhaps a challenging year for Camille Herron. She toughed out a finis...
Tags: Sport, Running, Switzerland, Montgomery, Midwest, Bradley, Hudson River, Peterson, Chicago Illinois, Sarah Connor, Annecy France, Yanko, Chesser, Glick, Herron, Devon Yanko

2021 Javelina Jundred Mile Results: Arlen Glick, Camille Herron Win in the Desert

The post 2021 Javelina Jundred Mile Results: Arlen Glick, Camille Herron Win in the Desert appeared first on iRunFar. The 19th edition of the Javelina Jundred Mile kicked off Saturday morning, October 30, sending runners through five grueling loops of Arizona desert trail totaling 100 miles, just in time for Halloween. The Javelina Jundred starts at the McDowell Mountain Regional Park, north of Fountain Hills, Arizona, about an hour outside of Phoenix. Runners took off at 6 a.m. on a 22.3-mil...
Tags: News, Sport, Races, Arizona, Running, Watson, Montgomery, Peterson, Chesser, Glick, Herron, Western States, Zeiler, Camille Herron, Ryan Montgomery, Fountain Hills Arizona

The Daily Stream: The Guest Is The Perfect Halloween Watch

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: The GuestWhere You Can Stream It: NetflixThe Pitch: Writer Simon Barrett and director Adam Wingard reteamed after their 2011 home invasion horror "You're Next" to create "The Guest," an '80s flavored thriller with a sweet synth soundtrack and some serious Halloween vibes. "The Guest" stars "Downton Abbey" heartthrob Dan St...
Tags: Downton Abbey, Movies, Bbc, David, Netflix, Anna, Dan Stevens, John Carpenter, Spencer, Laura, Luke, Stevens, Peterson, Caleb, Petersons, Ethan Embry

The Best Movies Streaming Right Now: The Black Cat, The Guest, And More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a weekly column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.)It's almost the weekend, and what a special weekend it is. It's Halloween weekend, which means it's time to don your skeleton mask, eat an entire bag of fun-size Snickers, and watch some scary movies. And that's where my weekly streaming column comes in. Normally I try to include all sorts of genres here, but with the reason for the season upo...
Tags: UK, Movies, Edgar Allan Poe, Afghanistan, David, Hungary, Dan Stevens, John Carpenter, Daniel, Flanagan, Enid, Peterson, Carpenter, Netflix Amazon Hulu, Caleb, Hill House

Woman says she was sideswiped at intersection where safety fixes languish

The crash-ridden intersection of SW Multnomah Blvd and Garden Home Rd. On October 15th, a 42-year old woman claims a driver ran into her while cycling home from a trip to the grocery store. The crash occurred in an intersection well-known to transportation activists and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT): Southwest Multnomah Blvd and Garden Home Rd. BikePortland wrote about a project to improve safety at this intersection in 2018 and 2019. In one of those stories we touched base w...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Washington County, Peterson, Spring Garden, Portland Bureau of Transportation, Southwest Portland, Wilhelm, BikePortland, Collisions, Sw Multnomah And Garden Home Project, Eric Wilhelm, Kurkowski, Lisa Caballero

‘When I Finally Got To Be Elvira, That’s When My Life Calmed Down’: Mistress Of The Dark Peels Back The Curtain

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Cold feet at Metro? Council contemplates slowing down Interstate Bridge megaproject

Metro Council President Lynn Peterson. (Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) As the “universe of design options” for the second attempt to expand I-5 between Oregon and Washington begins to narrow and the project team seeks to make the highway’s expansion to ten lanes a foregone conclusion by early next year, several members of Metro Council are signalling they aren’t quite ready to advance the project forward. This marks a rare decision point in a project that has been moving forward very ...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Nolan, Johnson, Metro, CRC, Peterson, Greg Johnson, Gonzalez, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Transportation Commission, Columbia River Crossing

‘Universe’ of options for CRC 2.0 all include a ten lane highway

Looking south on I-5 from the Interstate Bridge.(Photo: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) “[The project] needs to demonstrate how it won’t contribute to elevated rates of asthma and hospitalization for Black and brown Portlander…”— Jo Ann Hardesty, Portland city commissioner and Executive Steering Group member After months of discussion about process and “vision and values”, the project team behind the second attempt to expand I-5 between Washington and Oregon finally presented a set of desi...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Metro, CRC, Peterson, Greg Johnson, EAG, ODOT, LRT, Lents, Columbia River Crossing

The CEO of a logistics startup took a boat tour of the Port of Long Beach and found a lot of things wrong, including terminals 'simply overflowing with containers'

Aerial shot of a massive cargo ship arriving in the Port of Long Beach, California Halbergman/Getty Images As port congestion worsens, local officials and logistics executives are seeking ways to alleviate clogs. The City of Long Beach issued a statement on Friday that it will temporarily permit additional container stacking. The policy came after a logistics CEO took to Twitter to make suggestions following a three-hour boat tour of the port. As US shipping ports grow increasingly congest...
Tags: Twitter, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Long Beach, Southern California, Flexport, National Guard, Peterson, Ryan Peterson, City of Long Beach, Biden Administration, Bethany Biron, Marine Exchange, Port of Long Beach California

BikePortland Podcast: Journalist Ryan Packer on the I-5 Bridge Replacement Project

In this episode I spoke to Ryan Packer, a journalist based in Seattle who covers transportation issues for The Urbanist. Their name might sound familiar, because Ryan is also BikePortland’s special correspondent on the Interstate Bridge Replacement Project, or what we often refer to around here as Columbia River Crossing 2.0. Ryan recently visited Portland, so I thought it’d be fun to sit down, talk a little shop about what it’s like to be an advocacy journalist in the transportation space, ...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Sport, Front Page, Canada, Cycling, Washington Dc, Portland, Vancouver, Washington State, Seattle, Council, Tacoma

BikePortland Podcast: Journalist Ryan Packer on the Interstate Bridge Replacement project

In this episode I spoke to Ryan Packer, a journalist based in Seattle who covers transportation issues for The Urbanist. Their name might sound familiar, because Ryan is also BikePortland’s special correspondent on the Interstate Bridge Replacement Project, or what we often refer to around here as Columbia River Crossing 2.0. Ryan recently visited Portland, so I thought it’d be fun to sit down, talk a little shop about what it’s like to be an advocacy journalist in the transportation space, ...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Oregon, Senate, America, Sport, Front Page, Canada, Cycling, Washington Dc, Portland, Vancouver, Washington State, Seattle, Council, Tacoma

A Texas civics teacher in the US on asylum was sentenced to 12 month probation for his role in the Capitol riot

Eliel Rosa can be seen in the lefthand corner wearing a red hat. The Justice Department. A Texas man who turned himself in 3 days after the Capitol riot was sentenced to one year probation. Eliel Rosa, 53, is a civics teacher in the US on asylum as he pursues US citizenship. By pleading to a misdemeanor, Rosa avoided a felony, which would have threatened future citizenship. A Texas civics teacher charged in the January 6 Capitol attack narrowly avoided jail time after he struck a plea deal...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Immigration, US, Trends, Fbi, Brazil, Cbs, Dc, Donald Trump, US District Court, Mike Pence, Rosa, Capitol, Peterson, McFadden

Stress Free Ski Carrier

Your family loves hitting the slopes, but when little ones struggle with their gear, it can stress out the whole gang. As avid skiers, the Gacnik and Peterson family have been there?and their kids came up with the solution. They created this lightweight nylon backpack with a reinforced opening on the bottom that allows skis and poles to slide in and stay put. With easy-to-adjust shoulder straps, even toddlers as young as three can comfortably carry their own equipment while keeping their mitts f...
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Judge To Re-Sentence Scott Peterson In December To Life Term

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Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, Local, Ap, Modesto, California Supreme Court, San Francisco Bay, Habeas Corpus, HARRIS, San Mateo, Peterson, Superior Court, San Quentin State Prison, Scott Peterson, Laci Peterson

If you're feeling distracted, a 'life audit' using Post-its can help you refocus on long-term goals - here's how

Writing your dreams Post-it notes can help you observe patterns and turn them into goals. REDPIXEL.PL/Shutterstock The pandemic has been overwhelming, draining, and distracting in countless ways. If you're feeling off track, try a 'life audit' exercise by writing your dreams on Post-it notes. Look for patterns that can give you a clearer idea of what your long-term goals are. See more stories on Insider's business page. If your brain often feels like scrambled eggs these ...
Tags: Post, Goals, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Focus, Dreams, Control, Distraction, Nordic, Kelly, Peterson, Tina Roth Eisenberg, Inc, Jessica Stillman, Kevin Kelly

Scott Peterson To Be Taken Off Death Row, Re-Sentenced For Murders Of Wife, Unborn Son

Peterson was sentenced to death in 2005 for killing Laci Peterson, who was eight months pregnant with a boy.
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Scott Peterson Set To Be Re-Sentenced For Murder Of Pregnant Wife

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Horror Icon Cassandra Peterson Comes Out In New Elvira Memoir

Today is now a holy day for queer goths everywhere as Cassandra Peterson's memoir, "Yours Cruelly, Elvira," was released, and in doing so, Peterson came out to the world by disclosing her nearly two decades long relationship with Teresa "T" Wierson. While Peterson hasn't disclosed how she identifies or if she even subscribes to any specific queer identity, this is a banner day for an already queer icon who we now know has been "one of us" all along.  The Drag Of Elvira The populous at large is l...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, San Francisco Bay, Elvira, Bobby, Rupaul, Peterson, Linda, Cassandra, Cassie, Cassandra Peterson, Elvira Mistress, New Elvira Memoir, Teresa T Wierson, Tawny Tan

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark icon Cassandra Peterson opens up in ‘Yours Cruelly, Elvira’ memoir

Cassandra Peterson was eight years old when she saw her first horror movie. The film was William Castle’s “House on Haunted Hill” starring Vincent Price. She was both repelled and fascinated by it, but it sparked a lifelong love affair with the horror genre that would eventually lead Peterson to create her Elvira, Mistress of the Dark persona and go on to become the Queen of Halloween. This year, Peterson is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Elvira, a character she began cultivating during her...
Tags: Halloween, Books, Hollywood, Instagram, Nbc, California, La, Amc, Vincent Price, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Ford, Dave Grohl, Elvis Presley

Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach is back: City’s biggest party returns this weekend

The 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach is scheduled for Friday to Sunday, Sept. 24-26, in downtown Long Beach after an 18-month hiatus. Last year’s race was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic and the 2021 iteration was delayed from April to September. This file photo shows the 2019 Long Beach race, which took place in April. (File photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG) The 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach is scheduled for Friday to Sunday, Sept. 24-26, in downt...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Indycar, Wells Fargo, Bay, Motley Crue, Acura, Morris, HARRIS, Justin, John Morris

Interstate Bridge Replacement leaders throw out tunnel, high speed rail options

So far, the Executive Steering Group hasn’t looked at any design options in detail, but they were shown the slide above that looks almost identical to the preferred alternative from the Columbia River Crossing, with ten marked lanes on top of two bridges. “High speed rail as a transit component to the Interstate Bridge was dismissed during the screening process because it neither increased vehicular capacity nor decreased vehicular demand…”— IBR Program memo The second attempt to replac...
Tags: Washington, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Projects, West Coast, ESG, CRC, Peterson, Greg Johnson, ODOT, Columbia River Crossing, Metro Council

WELP! Judge Denies T.I.’s Request To Toss Sabrina Peterson Defamation Lawsuit, Legal Toil To Ensue

According to an OnSite exclusive report, a judge has denied T.I.'s request to dismiss Sabrina Peterson’s defamation lawsuit against him and his reality star wife, Tameka "Tiny Harris." After a ruling in favor of Peterson yesterday, the lawsuit involving Harris associate Shekinah Anderson is said to prevail.
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