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  1. Man found hurt in Downtown Portland dies of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | KATU-TV Portland

    Officers found 54-year-old Marvin Holiday seriously injured around 8 p.m. Thursday after being called out to reports of an assault at Northwest 6th and Flanders Street near Old Town/Chinatown. Detectives are following this case as a death investigation.

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  2. Police: Man fires several shots at passing car in Downtown PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | KATU-TV Portland

    Officers haven't had any injuries reported from the shooting at Southwest 3rd and Ash Street in the entertainment district near Voodoo Doughnuts and Ash Street Saloon. Witnesses said the shooter fired seven or eight rounds at a car leaving the area around 2 a.m. Saturday.

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  3. What you need to know for the Rose Festival Grand Floral ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. The annual Grand Floral Parade has been the capstone to Portland's Rose Festival activities for over a century.

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  4. What you need to know: Portland Rose Festival Starlight ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. Downtown Portland will be illuminated Saturday night as thousands of spectators line the streets for the annual Rose Festival Starlight Parade.

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  5. Police seek 2 suspects in tire slashing crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. Police are looking for two men suspected of slashing tires Tuesday evening on over a dozen vehicles parked in Downtown Portland.

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  6. Hotel Eastlund set to open alongside Oregon Convention CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    In other words, this is not your cookie cutter chain hotel. The folks behind the new Hotel Eastlund near the Convention Center know Portland is unique and they wanted their hotel to model that theme.

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  7. Concerns over rail security real with more US crude oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    Vandals have sabotaged train tracks from South Dakota to Oregon causing more than half a dozen derailments in just the past few years. What happens if someone wants to do something bigger - not just derail a train in Oregon, but kill thousands of people who live in towns along the tracks? The On Your Side Investigators have been looking into this for months.

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  8. Police: Homeless man hits officer during arrest for 'disturbances'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. Police said they had to put a "spit hood" on a man that hit an officer Saturday afternoon while he was being arrested for causing disturbances in the Downtown Portland area.

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  9. Wet, windy weekend sets rainfall records; some power still outRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. Streets across the Northwest were littered with debris Monday after a weekend wind storm brought down trees, power lines, fences, and even some scaffolding from a Downtown Portland building.

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  10. Tipped semi trailer blocks east end of Morrison BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. An overturned semi trailer blocked traffic at the east end of the Morrison Bridge in Downtown Portland on Monday morning.

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  11. Filmmaker notices 'coincidences' between his work, Super Bowl adRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    The Super Bowl left a lot people in the Pacific Northwest stunned, but a filmmaker from Portland is more shocked by what he saw during a commercial break, than how the game ended. "The overall tone of the images, the dark feel, the movie feel, it's pretty similar to ours," Abbott said.

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  12. Taxi driver blind spot? 'They're frustrated with how the cabs treat us'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KATU-TV Portland

    The test is simple: two people try to hail a cab. One has a disability. One does not.

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  13. 2-alarm fire at Downtown Portland apartment buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    The fire started in an electrical vault on the 21st floor of the building at 2nd Avenue and Southwest Harrison Street . Fire officials called out a second alarm at around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

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  14. Where's Santa?: Popular Portland attraction missing this holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The holidays are in full-swing across the Northwest, but a popular Christmas attraction is missing from Downtown Portland, leaving many families wondering "where's Santa?" Portland Santa has set up shop on the bricks in Pioneer Courthouse Square for the past eight years.

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  15. Dead crows in Downtown Portland parks, police seek the causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. About 30 crows were found dead in the waterfront park area Wednesday morning and the Audubon Society is helping police find out why the birds died.

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