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Portland, Oregon is located in Multnomah County. Zip codes in Portland, OR include 97240, 97230, and 97266. The median home price in Portland is $315,000 which is roughly $234/per square foot. More Portland information.

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1 hr ago | Portland Tribune

CCSO: Pets face neglect in Jennings Lodge

Oregon Humane Society officials Thursday seized more than 40 cats and one dog from a man in Jennings Lodge, south of Milwaukie, who had been under investigation for animal neglect.

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5 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

How safe are area parks? KATU digs up the crime stats

PORTLAND, Ore. -- As the weather heats up, you might feel like heading out to a local park to get some fresh air, but how safe are parks in our area? KATU's On Your Side Investigators dug up some crime statistics from over the last year about the areas in and around some popular local parks.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Willamette Week

end: 16 Things to Do and See in Portland, July 11-13

Powell's City of Books , 1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651. 7:30 pm. Free. [DANCE PLUS] Experimental dance seems fringey, but it's one of the most prolific movement forms in Portland.

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The Oregonian

Youth organize Portland rally to put community on notice: 'Silence the Violence'

They chose not to shout or yell, but instead expressed their thoughts in silence, wearing tape over their mouths bearing words that revealed what's important to them: Peace.

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KXL-AM Portland

Bracing For A Heat Wave

Are you ready to bake in the sunshine for the next week? Temperatures are expected to be in the 90's and perhaps 100 through mid-week.

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OregonLive.com

North Portland couple arrested, charged in baby's death

Sarah and Jamie Mangus have been charged with murder by abuse in the death of an infant, Krystal Mangus.

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OregonLive.com

Mississippi Avenue business owners name 'mayor,' street fair this weekend: North and Northeast Portland news

The Mississippi Street Fair has attracted more than 30,000 attendees, making it Portland's largest neighborhood street fair.

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OregonLive.com

Man dies in early morning Southeast Portland apartment fire

The fire was reported around 3 a.m. by another resident of the complex, at 2530 S.E. 125th Avenue.

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The Oregonian

Reverend's BBQ: a work-in-progress in SE Portland

The big, sloppy and supremely beefy Good Reverend burger at Sellwood-Moreland's Reverend's BBQ.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

What Happens When City Contractors Clean Up Homeless Camps? Read the Reports.

For this week's paper, we took a closer look at what the "cleanup contractors" hired by the city to dismantle illegal campsites actually do.

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The Oregonian

Arrest made in fatal shooting outside SE Portland juice bar and strip club that lost liquor license

A 27-year-old man is accused of murder, attempted murder and assault in connection with Saturday's fatal shooting outside Soobie's Bar & Grill Strip Club.

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The Oregonian

North Portland's Mextiza restaurant closing July 31

Mextiza , the North Portland restaurant from chef Oswaldo Bibiano , will close at the end of July, according to a post on the restaurant's Facebook page.

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Willamette Week

Novick to PBOT: "We Shall Fight in the Streets"

ROAD WARRIOR: "I'm confronted with situations," says City Commissioner Steve Novick , with Mayor Charlie Hales, "where compromising my values that I've always held dear seems more necessary than I would have hoped."

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Business Journal

Airport Way corridor set to add massive distribution center

The 28 acres of pre-approved development land at Northeast 166th Avenue and Northeast Cameron Boulevard was sold by Three Oaks Development for over $7 million.

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KGW-TV Portland

Arrest in deadly Portland gang shooting that left 4 wounded

Police arrested a 27-year-old man late Wednesday night in connection with a July 5 gang shooting that left one dead and four wounded.

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OregonLive.com

Sandcastle contest returning to downtown Portland: Sand in the City 2014

Sandcastle building is typically reserved for coastal vacations, a moment to be creative with sand on some long stretch of beach.

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The Oregonian

Ferns, cliffs, "a beautiful tiara" of stonework await on guided tour up Portland's Rocky Butte Thursday

The walk begins in forest where leaves and ferns and moss glow so richly that the air itself seems tinged with green.

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The Pordland Mercury

Summer Nights

Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop Cerf Amphitheater at Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, readings Sun July 13-Sat July 19, 8 pm, $5, tinhouse.com/writers-workshop for schedule UNDER THE RADAR of most Portlanders, local publisher Tin House has quietly been spending its summers building one of the most respected writing workshops around.

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Examiner.com

Find Your Own Groove at the Mississippi Avenue Street Fair

Celebrate summer this Saturday, July 12, 2014 when N Mississippi Avenue in Portland turns into a family friendly free-for-all.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

69-year-old man suffering from dementia missing; Portland police seek public's help

Lawrence "Larry" Kersey, a 69-year-old standing 6-foot-1 and weighing 170 pounds, is missing, and Portland police are seeking the public's help in finding him.

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