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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Daily Archives: March 12th, 2012

Twitter buys Tumblr rival Posterous

Excerpt: Pos­ter­ous, a start­up that com­petes with Tum­blr in the microblog­ging space, has agreed to sell itself to Twit­ter for an undis­closed sum, the com­pa­nies joint­ly announced today. Launched in May 2008, Pos­ter­ous’ ser­vice is known for its ease-of-use; it bills its plat­form as the eas­i­est and best way to blog by email. “Today we are […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NPI’s Gael Tarleton announces that she will be a candidate for state House in the 36th LD

Excerpt: I have some excit­ing news to share this after­noon: After hav­ing spent sev­er­al days con­tem­plat­ing a cam­paign for state House with fam­i­ly and friends, our Pres­i­dent, Gael Tar­leton, has decid­ed to run for the posi­tion being vacat­ed by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mary Lou Dick­er­son, who recent­ly announced her retire­ment from the Leg­is­la­ture after many years of ser­vice […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Announcements, Elections
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