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  • Europe Mar 18, 2019

    Inside the World's Last Blockbuster: ‘We Didn't Want to Give In'

    There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using floppy disks that only the general manager — a solid member of Gen X — knows how to use. The dot-matrix printer broke, so employees write out membership cards by hand. And the store’s business transactions are backed up...

  • Netflix Mar 7, 2019

    Oregon City Will Have the Last Blockbuster Store in the World

    The Blockbuster store in a city near central Oregon became the last one in the U.S. last year. And soon it’ll be the only one in the world. The Bulletin reports that a Blockbuster store in Perth, Australia, is closing later this month, leaving the Bend franchise alone on the planet. Blockbuster stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, closed last...

  • Oregon Mar 3, 2019

    Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

    A man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for five days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, 36, of Sunriver, on Friday and a search and rescue team member who rode to him on a large snow tractor brought him out of the woods, said...

  • Oregon Aug 24, 2017

    2 Sisters Missing After Oregon Eclipse Festival Are OK

    Authorities say two sisters reported missing after an eclipse festival in central Oregon have checked in with their parents and are headed back home to South Lake Tahoe, California.

  • Oregon Mar 28, 2016

    Taco Tantrum Leads To Crash: Police

    A Massachusetts man has been charged with reckless driving and vandalism after a crash on Thursday, March 24, 2016, that allegedly began with a tantrum at a Pittsfield Taco Bell.

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