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  1. "Bomb Train" BlowupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Pordland Mercury

    IT WAS A HECTIC scene at a railroad crossing near the BNSF Railway terminal in Vancouver, Washington, on Saturday, June 18. The crossing gates were closed, the lights flashed, warning bells rang loudly and often. And as a short, three-car train approached, blasting its deafening whistle, about 80 people who'd been blocking the track for more than two hours shuffled out of the way.

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  2. PHOTOS & VIDEO: 21 People Arrested While Protesting Oil Trains in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Pordland Mercury

    About a hundred people from around the region showed up to Vancouver, Wash., this morning to protest oil trains in the wake of the Mosier derailment and fire. Twenty-one people-mostly seniors and middle-aged folks with a handful of younger adult women-left in zip-tie handcuffs in the back of a Vancouver police van, charged with trespassing after refusing to get off train tracks for nearly four hours, blocking some trains from getting through.

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  3. We Take Holocene III Celebrates the Women of Portland Hip-HopRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    LEAVE IT TO rapper/activist Glenn Waco to work toward lifting up the women of Portland hip-hop, even after relocating to Long Beach, California. The third installment of his We Take Holocene summer jam series will showcase four artists from the "Portland Female Cypher," a continuous freestyle video featuring Blossom, Karma Rivera, Alia Zin, and the cypher's organizer, Vytell.And no, Waco won't be performing a set.

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  4. Things To Do This WeekendRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    Wreckers vs. Storm City All-Stars I've long considered Portland's lack of pro football to be a feature, not a bug. Instead of that distraction, we have the fierce, hip-checking roller derby players of the Rose City Rollers at the top of Portland's athletic stratosphere.

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

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    Is this an art thing? Of course it's an art thing. Fuckin' look at it. No, seriously, go look at it, it's at the Aladdin on Tuesday.

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  6. Open Letter to Portland Mayor Charlie HalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    Mayor Charlie Hales is so proud of "ending veteran homelessness" that he clings to a marked reduction as if "he" did it himself. While I applaud the reduction, it has only happened because of the religious and private organizations that have held out their respective hands to this group of homeless.

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  7. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    THE 2015 iteration of FashioNXT had its highs and lows, but overall it was one of the best in the event's history. Internationally, the event reconfirmed its relationship as a venue for designers from Shenzhen, China, kicking off with a showcase of three young designers' lines: CC, With Song, and Song Hong.

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  8. Study: Portland's Got the Nation's Fastest-Rising RentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    Here's a crazy figure: In the last year, average Portland rents rose by more than 15 percent, according to a Texas firm that studies rental markets. If that's true - and the company, Axiometrics , says it's confident in the finding - rent in Portland is likely rising faster than at any point in the city's history.

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  9. A Summer of EvictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2013 | The Pordland Mercury

    NEW WINDOWS were the first sign of trouble. The Brentwood-Pinecrest Apartments in North Portland were getting a facelift from the new owners, who were also promising other amenities, such as online bill payment.

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  10. Certifiably DeliciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    HOPWORKS URBAN BREWERY chases do-goodnik certifications like some breweries chase beer competition medals. To date, HUB's been awarded accolades from Salmon-Safe, Oregon Tilth, the League of American Bicyclists, Portland's Sustainability at Work, and B Lab UK.

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