No one may ever know in which state the Simpsons actually live, and Matt Groening's here to keep it that way after people mistook an answer he gave Smithsonian magazine about the inspiration for Springfield, the world's most generic town.
There's no shortage of stoners in Oregon, but for a number of different reasons, there's a huge shortage of funding in its perpetual campaign to legalize weed.
Governor John Kitzhaber of Oregon said today he will block executions in the state for the remainder of his term, just a month before Oregon was scheduled to execute its third inmate since reinstating the death penalty in 1984.
It's another one of those images that galvanizes activists, embarrasses police, and makes competing photographers seethe with jealousy, and Portland Oregonian shooter Randy L. Rasmussen didn't even know he had taken it.
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