Inside The Longest Overtime In Pro Counter-Strike History

Inside The Longest Overtime In Pro Counter-Strike History

On the face of it, you wouldn?™t pick DenDD vs. PixelFire to be a classic Counter-Strike match. They?™re minor professional teams, far below the level of the Fnatics or Na?™Vis of the world. But last weekend, they ended up making history: the first map of their best-of-three went into triple, then quadruple, and finally quintuple overtime. By the time the last shots were fired, they had played 79 straight rounds, in the longest map in the history of Counter-Strike LAN tournaments.

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Oregon Looks At E-cig Tax

Oregon House Bill 4062 sets a retail tax of 50 percent on e-cigarettes and the liquid used in these devices. The bill appeared to be a starting point in the tax discussion, which will have to be debated in the House Revenue Committee if House Health passes the bill. Rep. Mitch Greenlick, D-Portland, delayed the vote until Monday.  Anti-tobacco advocates say the exponential increase in recent years of the use of e-cigarettes by adolescents, driven in part by their low price compared to heavily taxed regular cigarettes.  Vaping advocates say the increase will deter smokers looking to quit.

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