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Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon takes 'neutral stance' on water district measure: Portland City Hall Roundup
The Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon has a five year agreement with the city of Portland to serve as a watchdog for utility ratepayers, and the nonprofit said Wednesday it will stay out of the political battle heading for Portlanders ballots next month.
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Frances Katherine (Austin) Strong, 88
She was born on August 8, 1925 in Portland, Tenn. to John Thomas and Nina Austin.
Customized 1939 Chevy Custom Coupe captures gold at Hot Rod Trade Show
Jason Graham Hotrods, Portland, TN, merited top honors by winning the 2014 Golden Builder Award for its "heavily" customized 1939 Chevy Custom Coupe at the 16th annual Hotrod & Restoration Trade Show, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis March 26-28.
Buying park land in Centennial neighborhood will cost Portland $630,000 premium: Portland City Hall roundup
City officials want to buy the land, near Southeast 148th Avenue and Division Street in the Centennial neighborhood, for $2.2 million.
Robertson County company gets job training grant
Gov. Bill Haslam and state Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips have awarded $21,270 to Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, dba KMC Musicorp, in Portland, said a news release from the state Capitol.