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  1. Portland's skyline: Iron workers write the city's history in buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Look back over the history of Portland's skyline and there is one constant: It was built by ironworkers. As reporter Dave Stabler says in his story about those who work in the trade: "They look at the Portland skyline and see their work.

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  2. Portland vs PortlandiaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    This is Portland, not Portlandia. If you were not born here then you are a Portlandian, but if you were born here you are a Portlander.

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  3. Tennessee Outdoor Adventure Legends - Bob YarbroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Examiner.com

    ... with OHV for Tennessee since the late 90's. I also serve on the Board of Directors for Precision Industries, Portland, Tennessee. After being so involved with my children's activities, I needed to decide what I would do after they graduated. I had ...

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  4. Socially Responsible Investment and Portland City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | IndyMedia

    Thanks to your support, Portland City Council voted today to implement a Socially Responsible Investment policy that will consider corporate abuses of human rights, such as those committed by the GEO Group which operates the Tacoma, WA Northwest Detention Center. The policy will be overseen by an appointed citizen committee that will be "reflective of the diversity of... Portland."

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  5. Portland Street Fund: More changes coming; Steve Novick considering ditching income taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Oregonian

    Portland Commissioner Steve Novick, right, and Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, earlier this year, at Portland City Hall. Portland Commissioner Steve Novick said the city is considering more changes to a proposed personal income tax for road repairs and safety projects, including scrapping the "compromise" version of the tax and returning to a controversial option tabled earlier this year.

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  6. Housing Advocates Help Push Off Vote on Urban Renewal ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Pordland Mercury

    The final weeks of 2014 had loomed like a marathon of consequential votes for Portland City Hall: Airbnb and short-term rental enforcement, the Portland Street Fund , rethinking the city's future with the the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force , police body cameras , and major changes to some of the city's urban renewal districts . A few hearings have come up in recent weeks, and more are planned .

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  7. LaVine, Westbrook reflect on the comparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Star Tribune

    ... tayed around to answer questions from first-graders. Asked if he used to take a limo to school when he was a boy in Portland, Tenn., Brewer shook his head and said, "No, used to go in a trash truck. My daddy dropped me off at school."

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  8. Patrick Reusse: Wolves-76ers game messy from the very beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... the jump ball was tossed. The 76ers gained control, pushed the ball up court and center Henry Sims was fouled by Portland, Tenn.,-native Corey Brewer. It was at this point, with 11:44 on the clock, that officials Zach Zarba, Karl Lane and Mark ...

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  9. Portland FatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WKRN

    A new effort is underway to help the families of four teenagers who were involved in a deadly car crash last month. The accident involving Kayla Perdue, Austin Osborne, Justin Lemmonds Jr. and Caityln Taylor occurred Nov. 3 near Old State Highway 109 in Portland.

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  10. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Business Wire

    ... and work hard, it is possible to succeed and have a dream come true. " Grades 9-12 Winner: Julia Coots' class from Portland High School in Portland, TN. Their video, "Get Hype with Technology" can be viewed here . "We are very excited to win the ...

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  11. Compass LearningA Announces Winners of $185,000 National Classroom Refresh ContestRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sys-Con Media

    ... and work hard, it is possible to succeed and have a dream come true. " Grades 9-12 Winner: Julia Coots' class from Portland High School in Portland, TN. Their video, "Get Hype with Technology" can be viewed here . "We are very excited to win the ...

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  12. Mayor Charlie Hales met with roughly 50 members of Don't Shoot Portland on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Oregonian

    Teressa Raiford inside Portland City Hall with Dana Haynes and dozens of members of Don't Shoot Portland Mayor Charlie Hales met with about 50 members of the activist group Don't Shoot Portland on Tuesday afternoon, a meeting that lasted for roughly two hours inside his third floor conference room at City Hall while dozens of protesters chanted and waited outside the office doors. Groups of roughly 10 people at a time filed through the glass outer doors of Hales' office and into a private room, where one woman live-streamed the proceedings to the other protesters outside the door.

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  13. Uber vs. Portland: City Hall denies ticketing rideshare drivers, but it's gathering evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | OregonLive.com

    Minutes after Uber rideshare launched in Portland without the city's permission, code enforcement officers logged onto the app in an attempt to catch drivers violating taxi regulations. One problem: Demand for the service was so high that they couldn't book a ride.

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  14. Pics, video, and a poem from yesterday's 'March to End Violence' rally in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Reports had the total turnout for Sunday's "March to End Violence", which was organized by local and regional advocacy groups, at about 600 people. But as their chants reverberated through Portland's downtown- at times approaching deafening levels- it felt like a lot more than that had turned out for the event.

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  15. Portland Parks Board recommends smoking, tobacco ban, in city parks: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | OregonLive.com

    Need a light? In 2015, Portlanders might need to search a bit to find a place for a smoke break. A citizen advisory board is recommending that Portland ban tobacco products in all city parks, including the use of chewing tobacco products and e-cigarettes.

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  16. Portland wins presidential award for climate change workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Oregonian

    Portland, as seen from the east bank of the Willamette River, has won an award for its efforts to combat climate change. Portland, a city known for its environmentalist mindset, has won a presidential award for its efforts to combat climate change.

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  17. VOZ day laborer director receives award, recognized for dedication to vulnerable workers: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | OregonLive.com

    The MLK Jr. worker's center on Portland's Eastside attracts close to 60-120 workers a day. Ignacio Paramo, the director of the VOZ city-sanctioned day laborer site in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial Area, is the 2014 recipient of the Steve Lowenstein Trust Award.

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  18. College Basketball: Peninsula men take fifth at Skagit Valley turkey tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Peninsula Daily News

    The Peninsula College men's basketball team dropped two straight games at the 41st annual Skagit Valley College Turkey Tourney, over the weekend, an 86-70 loss to the Another Level Blue Angels and an 80-69 defeat against defending NWAC champion Portland. After starting strong with a 66-60 win against Tacoma in the tournament's opening round, the Pirates had trouble with tougher competition and ended up fifth in the eight-team event.

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  19. Sumner County sues contractor for unfinished work on 911 call centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WKRN

    ... said the kids on his team and the Una community kept him alive while battling some serious personal issues. A Portland police officer has a lot to be grateful for after he fired his weapon three times at an alleged drunk driver on Thanksgiving in ...

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  20. Funeral for high school football player held TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WKRN

    ... said the kids on his team and the Una community kept him alive while battling some serious personal issues. A Portland police officer has a lot to be grateful for after he fired his weapon three times at an alleged drunk driver on Thanksgiving in ...

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