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THE SHOES OF CHAMPIONS

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DEDICATION OF THE PUBLIC AUDITORIUM

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IT WILL CHANGE AGAIN!

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                    The sign in 1940.
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                  The change in 1959.
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   The sign was changed again in 1997.
Photos: Dismantling 'Made in Oregon' sign
A Portland landmark is about to change again. The
”Made in Oregon” sign will soon say,”Portland Oregon”.
Work began today to convert the sign by a target date of 
Friday, November 26th.

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STOCKING UP FOR THE HOLIDAY’S

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ACTOR BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1907

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Character actor Burgess Meredith died
September 9, 1997 at the age of 89.

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Twilight  Zone……“Time Enough at Last”(1959).

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Trainer Mickey Goldmill in the Rocky films.

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The Penguin in the Batman TV series.

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Burgess as the father of Jack Lemmon’s
character in “Grumpy Old Men”(1993).
”drop that fish!”

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