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Multnomah County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Deborah Kafoury, Jim Francesconi debate before Multnomah County Democrats crowd

During a debate Wednesday night at the Multnomah County Democratic Party headquarters , Deborah Kafoury and Jim Francesconi stuck to their campaign messaging.

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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Police shooting in SW; Robert Gray teacher wins $25,000: SE and SW Portland news

Teresa Chan Seidel, a Robert Gray Middle School teacher, won $25,000 through the Milken Foundation.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR

7 hrs ago | The Oregonian

SW Portland shooting: Portland's emergency alert system failure isn't the first, city leaders cite 'growing concern'

Portland's inability to notify residents of an armed gunman in a quiet Southwest Portland neighborhood for hours on Wednesday is just the latest failure for the contractor used to provide emergency alerts since 2010, city officials say.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, OR

9 hrs ago | The Oregonian

8 questions for Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton on why he wants to take over police duties in Fairview and Troutdale

Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton explains his plan for the sheriff's office to provide Troutdale's law enforcement operations during an April 1 meeting at the Troutdale police station.

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Related Topix: Troutdale, OR, Fairview, OR

9 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

One Day at a Time

Your full attention, darlings: Grotesque harpy Kim Kardashian has written a blog post titled "2 Things I Have to Get off My Chest."

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9 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

Once More into the Fray

His number's not listed, for starters, and his attorney won't call back when you ask for help reaching out.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Sellwood (Portland, OR), Personal Finance, Retirement

11 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Sex trafficking suspect still hospitalized after Beaverton police chase, crash

A Vancouver couple is facing charges in connection to a Beaverton police sex trafficking investigation and a police chase that damaged three vehicles and a fence in Aloha on April 15. A Vancouver man linked to a human sex trafficking investigation , a Beaverton police chase and a crash a portion of an Aloha roadway for several hours Tuesday is ... (more)

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Related Topix: Beaverton, OR, Aloha, OR

12 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

Portland Cop Accused Of Skirting Parking Fees

A Portland police officer is the subject of an internal investigation after being accused of avoiding downtown parking fees.

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16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Brian Wilson names homelessness, infrastructure projects among priorities: Multnomah County District 1 election

Brian Wilson canvasses in Sellwood. Wilson, 46, is vying against Rep. Jules Bailey, D-Portland, for a seat on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Sellwood (Portland, OR), Libraries, Recreational Vehicle, Security

16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Multnomah County District 1 election

Rep. Jules Kopel Bailey shares his views on education funding during a meeting with constituents.

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Related Topix: Prison, Healthcare Law, Law

17 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Put a Label On It

There's much to talk about in Ashland-a southern Oregon winter so dry that, for the first time in 50 years, the local ski mountain failed to open, or the fare at this year's Oregon Shakespeare Festival .

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Related Topix: Oregon, Ashland, OR, Jackson County, OR, Southern Oregon University, Western Washington University

20 hrs ago | Willamette Week

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On his blog, Oregon Oracle, Bruce McCain, a former top Multnomah County sheriff's official, tracks down a new federal political action committee formed to oppose state Rep. Jason Conger , who is running against Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Monica Wehby.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat

Yesterday | The Oregonian

Ad watch: Jim Francesconi's jobs ad targets low wage earners, union workers

Grab your popcorn and a good seat on the couch, readers. Multnomah County Chair candidate Jim Francesconi has released race's the first TV ad.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Oregonian

Stop-N-Go Market operator gets 15 years prison for plotting to kill business partner

Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies escorted Mohdsidek Habibullah out of a courtroom lastThursday, moments after he was found guilty of plotting to kill his business partner.

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The Oregonian

Gesundheit! Check out the top 12 tree allergens making you sneeze in Multnomah County

As anyone who has had to wash drifts of pollen off their car's windshield recently might have surmised, allergy season has arrived in Oregon.

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OregonLive.com

Police arrested a man with shotgun, handgun driving into PCC campus

Police arrested a 35-year-old man driving into a parking lot at the Sylvania campus of Portland Community College with a shotgun and gun in the truck.

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The Bee

Police arrest shooting suspect

Nathan Steven Newitt, 41, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.

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The Columbian

Updated Bodies found in Columbia, Willamette rivers

The body of a man was seen floating in the middle of the channel near Caterpillar Island and Sauvie Island's Reeder Beach.

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The Oregonian

Washington County Commissioners Dick Schouten and Greg Malinowski endorse candidate Allen Amabisca

Washington County Chairman Andy Duyck and his challenger, retired Intel employee Allen Amabisca.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KGW-TV Portland

Family confronts accused killer Joshua Cavett in Mult. Co. courthouse

PORTLAND The family of a Gresham woman gunned down in front of her children last year is asking a judge to ensure her accused killer spends his life behind bars.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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