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  1. Good Morning, News: Homeless Refugee Camp in PDX, Democratic Chair...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! I like the way you look at me, I like the time we spend baby, I like what we have grown to be, I like it girl, don't you know I like it. LET'S GO TO PRESS.

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  2. The E-Bike Is the Perfect City BikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    MY RELATIONSHIP with my commuter bike greatly improved last year after I got a proper bike fitting [" Fit While You Sit ," Feature, June 3, 2015], but I'm still lukewarm about riding it around town. It's so slow and tedious-like I'm hauling a granite countertop behind me.

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  3. Hall Monitor - The Biggest Whack-A-MoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Pordland Mercury

    LAST WEDNESDAY , a Multnomah County judge tossed a lawsuit against Mayor Charlie Hales' homeless camping strategy -finding that the business and neighborhood interests who say it's harmed them haven't made their case. It might have been a reason for the mayor to be heartened in the face of omnipresent outcry over homelessness in the city.

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  4. As Springwater Sweep Looms, Mayor Charlie Hales Says Camping Policy "Has Not Succeeded As We Hoped"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Pordland Mercury

    Police and city officials conduct a sweep along the Springwater Corridor in 2014. Far more people live along the trail today.

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  5. Things To Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Pordland Mercury

    Make the most of your chance to see this movie Thursday night, while it's still just a movie, before the weekend hits and it transforms into a relentless, self-perpetuating thinkpiece machine. Just when you think things might be finally settling back into a normal routine , along comes this week's worth of things to do, each day apparently under the mistaken impression it's still Saturday, and showing out appropriately-for example, there's the Portland comedy community's cool kids taking over the Doug Fir on Thursday, A double dose of robot-themed wonderfulness on Wednesday, Seattle's punk-pop party animals snuggling the city on Tuesday, and Mitski making Monday all hers .

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  6. Kelly's OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Pordland Mercury

    If someone were to make a Broadway musical about the Open Road and America, that Broadway musical would look a lot like Kelly's Olympian. The neon, the road signs, the decorative motorcycles all scream "theme bar," but Kelly's Olympian manages to avoid the inauthenticity the dA cor would imply.

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  7. Good Morning, News: NW Portland Parking, Damian Lillard's Concert,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Pordland Mercury

    ICYMI : " There's A Homeless Shelter Coming to East Portland ." The Hansen Building, the now-former home of the county sheriff's office, is being converted to house 200 homeless adults at NE 122nd Ave. and Glisan Street.

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  8. There's (Finally) A Homeless Shelter Coming to East PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Pordland Mercury

    There's been a flurry of activity around homeless shelters since Portland declared a housing emergency last year, but not anything permanent. The shelter at an old US Army Reserve center in SW Portland had to move after six months, and a downtown emergency shelter provided by the real estate-owning Menashe family is slated to close in a few weeks.

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  9. Things To Do This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Pordland Mercury

    Oh, your ass thought you had the rest of the week to recover from Fourth of July? Howard Beale got something to say about that . Whew! Hell of a Fourth of July weekend, right? All the parties, and fireworks, and barbecue, and having to clean up the recycled barbecue under the bed via your terrified housepet hiding there to escape the 24 hours straight of your dipshit neighbors blowing their thumbs off next door? It's almost like you might need to get out of the house as a reward for having survived the holiday.

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  10. I'm that a-hole at the other weeklyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    No one likes me in this town. And, really, who can blame them? Let's be honest: I've never understood this place.

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  11. Everyone's Mad About the EPA's River Cleanup Plan, So the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    It's been a little more than two weeks since the US Environmental Protection Agency unveiled its proposal for cleaning up the toxic Portland Harbor, and all anyone can seem to agree on is that the plan is flawed. Environmental advocates were first to that party, bemoaning the fact that the $746-811 million cleanup plan would leave around 87 percent of the 2,200-acre Superfund site completely untouched.

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  12. Nick Fish Says A Massive Homeless Campus is a Bad Fit At NW Portland's Terminal 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    A quiet proposal by a pair of Portland developers for a massive complex to shelter and house homeless Portlanders got a familiar response from one city commissioner today: Sounds great, but probably not here. That commissioner is Nick Fish, who's in charge of the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services , and so controls a piece of property that's been eyed by developers Homer Williams and Dike Dame: The Port of Portland's old Terminal 1 property, at NW 21st and Front.

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  13. This Week's Style Events: The PRIDE EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    Shop a shit-ton of wares all made locally by "badass babes" at The Parlour Room . Vendors include VAVA Lingerie, Rogue Minx, Katie Guinn Designs, Local Parity, Age of Earth, Roots and Crowns, Seagrape Soap, Bohemian Salt, Ghost Eye Adornment, Theeth Jewelry, Oliva Metal Studio, Stonedwares, Jean and Joy, Bloem, and Tarot by Erin Aquarian.

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  14. Good Morning, News: Skull Smugglers, an Eight Grade Quarterback, and the Original Stairway to HeavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    ICYMI , our tale of Gary Holstrom, a Forest Grove antiques and artifacts store owner who became the target of an animal part smuggling investigation before becoming an informant to bust his Malaysian suppliers : The FWS didn't ever mention that Holstrom, in his early 70s, was the original target of "Operation Pongo" but turned informant, according to records obtained by the Mercury and a source with knowledge of the investigation. After the feds raided his house last June, Holstrom agreed to cooperate with the FWS to bust his longtime suppliers for a reduced punishment.

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  15. Does Anyone Know What Cleaning Up Portland's Toxic Harbor Will Cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    THERE AREN'T a great many instances where a $746 million price tag looks like a bargain. But last week , when the US Environmental Protection Agency slapped that number on a long-awaited proposal for cleaning up Portland's toxic, fish-contaminating harbor, it had all the trappings of a door-buster special.

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  16. Good Morning, News: The Latest on the Orlando MassacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Every night. Every day. Just to be there in your arms. Won't you stay? LET'S GO TO PRESS.

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  17. Things To Do This WeekendRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    Weekend at Bernies: Live on Stage Aw, Weekend at Bernie's , that 1989 classic in the esteemed "WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?" movie tradition! Tonight, the beloved bad movie becomes a beloved stage show, featuring some of Portland's most seasoned comedy veterans. MEGAN BURBANK The Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis, Fri-Sat 10 pm, through July 30, $16 Adia Victoria, Blossom Nashville's Adia Victoria just released her debut full-length, Beyond the Bloodhounds , and it's a doozy.

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  18. New Forest Service Report Suggests High Lead Levels in Kenton AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    As expected , the US Forest Service has unveiled its latest moss data on heavy metals in Portland, releasing a report to one outlet Tuesday, and to the rest of the media and the public Wednesday. It's the most detailed information we've seen to date on what federal scientists turned up in moss samples collected between December 2 and December 23, 2013.

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  19. My, What a Busy WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    This is not a nightmare creature made vegetable flesh, come to rob your children of their innocence. He is Dillon, he is new in town, he is friendly , and you should go meet him and the rest of the Portland Pickles this weekend! Fleet Week It's the start of Fleet Week in Portland, and that means about 10 massive ships from the US Navy, US Coast Guard, and the Royal Canadian Navy, along with some old historic ships, will be floating down the Willamette River before scores of uniformed sailors invade the city.

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  20. Hall Monitor: A Summertime Chaos Grab BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    PORTLAND'S ELECTED OFFICIALS get unlimited vacation time, and they like to snatch it up in the sunny summer months. Most years, that adds up to some fairly sleepy city council agendas, kept light while officials take time off.

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