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Archive for September 30, 2008

Editor & Publisher: ‘Oregonian’ Distributes ‘Muslim Terror’ DVD — After Mayor Asks It to Refrain

September 30, 2008

By E&P Staff Published: September 28, 2008 9:30 PM ET NEW YORK The Oregonian today distributed to its Portland area subscribers, as paid advertising, the controversial DVD titled “Obsession” that raises alarms about the threat of radical Islam. It joined at least 75 other newspapers across the country in doing so — despite a plea […]

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Inquirer.net: Christian-Muslim couple’s dream

September 30, 2008

They show the way to peace By Ma. Ceres P. Doyo Philippine Daily Inquirer First Posted 04:08:00 10/01/2008   MANILA, Philippines—This marriage between a Christian man and a Muslim woman works. This is what Armand Nocum and Annora Sahia wish the Christians and Muslims in Mindanao, some of whom have difficulty living together, can learn […]

AP: US publisher of Muslim book closes office

September 30, 2008

By HILLEL ITALIE – 20 hours ago NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. publisher of a controversial novel about the prophet Muhammad closed its offices as a “precautionary action,” but emphasized that no threats had been received and that “The Jewel of Medina” would be released as planned. “We were out of the office for […]

OneIndia: Empire State Building Turns Green To Mark Eid

September 30, 2008

  Empire State Building, the tallest one here after the destruction of the World Trade Center during the September 11, 2001, attacks, would shine in green today and tomorrow to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr. This is for the second year in a row that the world famous monument is exhibiting the colour to mark the Muslim religious […]

Daily Journal of Commerce: Spreading ideals of new urbanism

September 30, 2008

The Congress for the New Urbanism prepares to open a Cascadia chapter, including a branch in Portland POSTED: 04:00 AM PDT Tuesday, September 30, 2008 BY TYLER GRAF It’s become clear that the Pacific Northwest is leading the way in sustainable building design and urban planning in the U.S. Now an advocacy and education organization, […]

Daily Journal of Commerce: Oregon cities join program to help boost downtowns

September 30, 2008

Ten Oregon cities have been invited to participate in the Oregon Main Street Program, part of a national program that works to design, promote and economically restructure downtown commercial districts. The three-level program is administered by the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department. The program levels include Exploring Downtown, Performing Main Street and Transforming Downtown, […]