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  1. Portland Tenants Union Calls on City to Protect Evicted ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    On Friday, the newly formed Portland Tenants Union sent out a press release highlighting the difficulties being faced by residents of an apartment building at 188 Darmouth St., owned by Gregory Nisbet. Nisbet was also the landlord of another Portland building on Noyes St. that burned in a November fire, claiming the lives of six people.

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  2. TCAT announces graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Macon County Times

    ... He received a General Machinist diploma. Mr. Doss is currently employed with North American Stamping Group in Portland, TN, as a toolmaker. Clinton Doss, of Lafayette, recently graduated from the Machine Tool Technology program at the Tennessee ...

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  3. Get the Details on Kaitlyn Smith's $50K Skin-Removal SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | People

    ... to remove the excess skin resulting from her 208-lb. weight loss, which she achieved through diet and exercise. The Portland, Tennessee, teen started a crowdfunding campaign to pay for the surgeries last year, but after reading about her story in ...

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  4. Portland City Hall's most memorable stories from 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... $20 million for affordable housing in the area. By August, the city struck a deal for a Natrual Grocers instead. Portland Mayor Charlie Hales was in South Africa in February when the city got hit with its biggest snownstorm in five years . Officials ...

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  5. Teen Who Started Crowdfunding Campaign for Skin Surgery Gets Pro Bono Offer from DoctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | People

    It's been quite a week for Kaitlyn Smith. The 19-year-old cashier from Portland, Tennessee, who lost 208 lbs.

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  6. Jerry PirtleRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | Herald-Citizen

    Funeral services for Jerry Pirtle, 86, of Silver Point, will be at 3 p.m. today, Sunday, Dec. 28, from the Baxter Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston and Horner Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at Maple Hill Cemetery in Portland.

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  7. Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger lauds recent moves by RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    ... in Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved. That's right in their wheelhouse. Corey is a guy from right down the road (Portland, Tenn.) that I love a lot. I think he is going to help them, unfortunately. Alexey Shved is a good playmaker and a perfect fit for ...

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  8. Ronnie McDowell to perform at Chrystal Opry HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... a series of Top Ten hits during the first half of the '80s. He was born in 1950 and raised in the small town of Portland, TN. He started singing publicly while serving in the Navy in the Philippines. He hit big in 1977 with "The King Is Gone", a ...

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  9. Teen Turns to Crowdfunding for Skin Surgery After Losing 208 Lbs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... "I was constantly going to the doctor and being put on workout plans," she tells PEOPLE. By sixth grade, the Portland, Tennessee, tween weighed 200 lbs. Her diet consisted mostly of home-cooked Southern meals like pork chops and mashed potatoes with ...

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  10. Teen Turns to Crowdfunding for Skin Surgery After Losing 208 Lbs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | People

    ... "I was constantly going to the doctor and being put on workout plans," she tells PEOPLE. By sixth grade, the Portland, Tennessee, tween weighed 200 lbs. Her diet consisted mostly of home-cooked Southern meals like pork chops and mashed potatoes with ...

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  11. No council meeting this week, but big night meetings coming: Portland City Hall RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... to city leaders on the residential street fee proposal. Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick and Portland Bureau of Transportation director Leah Treat heard testimony. Stephanie Yao Long/The Oregonian (Stephanie Yao Long) Portland ...

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

    Dec 22, 2014 | 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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  13. Portland vs PortlandiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | 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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  14. Tennessee Outdoor Adventure Legends - Bob YarbroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  15. Socially Responsible Investment and Portland City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  16. Portland Street Fund: More changes coming; Steve Novick considering ditching income taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | 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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  17. Housing Advocates Help Push Off Vote on Urban Renewal ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  18. LaVine, Westbrook reflect on the comparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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  19. Patrick Reusse: Wolves-76ers game messy from the very beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | 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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  20. Portland FatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | 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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