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  1. Oscars 2017: When is red carpet coverage? Time, TV channels, how to watch live streamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The 2017 Oscars ceremony is coming up soon, and you know what means. Hollywood's big names are preparing their acceptance speeches, wondering who to thank, and pondering which political points to make.

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  2. Bookmarks: Thomas Dolby, devoted dogs, The Moth, design solutions and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Thomas Dolby: Yes, that Thomas Dolby, the one who sang "She Blinded Me With Science." The reference to science was no throwaway line; the reason you haven't seen Dolby on the Billboard charts in years is that he left music for Silicon Valley, where he embarked on a second career in MP3 files for cell phones.

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  3. Commissioner Fritz to close office, fly staff to Arizona for diversity trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Commissioner Amanda Fritz says she will close her office next week to take her six staff members to a retreat in Arizona to learn about diversity at a cost of roughly $40,000. Fritz and her staff, about half of whom are people of color, plan to spend at least 3 1/2 days in Tubac, Arizona, near the Mexican border, participating in a diversity workshop put on by a Portland-based company, White Men as Full Diversity Partners.

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  4. Oregon Ballet Theatre plans 'Rhapsody in Blue' show with Thomas Lauderdale, Hunter NoackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    Pianists Hunter Noack and Thomas Lauderdale will collaborate with the Oregon Ballet Theatre for its 2017-18 season opener, featuring George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue." Thomas Lauderdale , founder of the popular Portland band Pink Martini , and Hunter Noack , a classical pianist from Sunriver who's won the Los Angeles International Liszt Competition, will collaborate with the ballet on a new piece combining choreography with George Gershwin's classic "Rhapsody in Blue."

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  5. Gerry Frank's picks: Find the best baked goods at Cannon Beach Bakery and Grand Central BakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    It's safe to say Cannon Beach Bakery knows what they're doing with over 50 years in the business and four generations of bakers under their belt. Begin your morning routine with a hot coffee from the espresso bar and a freshly baked goodie whether it be a traditional glazed doughnut, maple bar, fritter or bear claw or a more unique choice such as the Swedish Tosca bar, a sailor jacks muffin or a more savory quiche.

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  6. Rose City Yarn Crawl is a high-fiber feast for craftersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    Think of it this way: It's like Mardi Gras . . . with yarn. It's like the Super Bowl .

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  7. The fascinating history of 25 Portland public-art gemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    "Statue-watching is apparently a dead art. At least in Portland." So declared The Oregonian in 1965.

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  8. Biennial homeless count determines funding for Portland population that is likely growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OregonLive.com

    Ron Runninger, 78, has been homeless for about seven years. He once owned a business and house in Portland, having lived here more than 50 years.

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  9. About 100 gallons of sewage spill into N. Portland storm drain that empties into Willamette RiverRead the original story

    Thursday | OregonLive.com

    An estimated 100 gallons of sewage spilled into a storm drain that empties into the Willamette River on Wednesday in North Portland, according to the city's Bureau of Environmental Services. Additional sewage soaked into the ground on River Street near Albina Avenue , bureau spokeswoman Diane Dulken said in a news release.

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  10. Portland writer's novel, 'My Abandonment,' will be a movie starring Ben FosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OregonLive.com

    Actor Ben Foster, who costars in the Oscar-nominated "Hell or High Water," will star in "My Abandonment," the movie adaptation of Portland writer Peter Rock's novel. The movie is scheduled to begin shooting in Portland in April.

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  11. 'Mad Men'-era midcentury modern for sale at $569,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | OregonLive.com

    Whisper the name Robert Rummer to midcentury modern fans, and you'll hear roars of approval. The respected developer created neighborhoods of distinctive houses, some with interior atriums.

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  12. Film flashback: Portland's golden age of movie theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | OregonLive.com

    Oregonians love going to the movies. We support a myriad of film festivals, and when mega-blockbusters open, we line up at the multiplex to marvel at the 3D/IMAX spectacles.

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  13. Man taken to hospital for smoke inhalation in NW Portland apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | OregonLive.com

    Fire crews responded to the report of a fire in an apartment building on Northwest Everett Street between 20th and 21st avenues on Feb. 22, 2017. A man was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation Wednesday after a fire broke out in a Northwest Portland apartment.

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  14. Movie picks: King Kong, comedians, 'The Red Turtle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | OregonLive.com

    The latest animated treasure from Japan's Studio Ghibli isn't precisely in the mold of the company's retired, legendary co-founder Hayao Miyazaki . Its visual style owes as much to 18th-century woodcuts and Tintin comics as to traditional anime, but its story, told entirely without dialogue, is timeless.

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  15. 6 things to do in Portland in the week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | OregonLive.com

    It's fair to say this winter has been a bit of a monster. And with a recent peek at what spring can bring, many people around Portland are wishing to vanquish that monster once and for all.

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  16. Portland's Resistance no longer planning march to Mayor Wheeler's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | OregonLive.com

    The activist group Portland's Resistance no longer plans to march to Mayor Ted Wheeler's home in a demonstration against police brutality Wednesday. For the first time, the group had sought a city permit for its rally.

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  17. Man killed in Southeast Portland battled schizophrenia for years, leading to homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | OregonLive.com

    Jason Petersen, 32, was killed in front of Golden Key Insurance on Southeast 82nd Avenue after the business owner threw away some of his belongings. Petersen suffered from schizophrenia and was living on the streets.

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  18. Portland mayor says policing 'will improve' as activist...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | OregonLive.com

    The activist group Portland's Resistance plans to march to Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's home Wednesday to protest police handling of street demonstrations with arrests, pepper spray and tear gas. Wheeler, meanwhile, responded Tuesday by asking Police Chief Mike Marshman and his command staff to "create a more positive space for expression and emphasize tactics that de-esclate tensions."

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  19. Portland police officer thought 2-year-old was dead, thrilled at outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | OregonLive.com

    Dog handler Becky Irving waved her arms frantically to catch Portland police officer Daniel Tatro's attention. Tatro walked over.

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  20. Police: Woman arrested for stabbing 2 outside downtown Portland libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | OregonLive.com

    A 38-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stabbing two people outside the Central Library in downtown Portland on Sunday, Portland police said. Shiloe Janee Chetnik and her wife got into a fight with two others shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday in front of the Central Library, located at 801 Southwest 10th Ave., police spokesman Sgt.

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