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  1. Hales: Portlanders should tolerate more homeless campingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Mayor Charlie Hales says more homeless people will be sleeping on sidewalks, unbuilt streets, unused cities properties and private parking lots in the future. The increased camping will happen as Portland and its partners work to fund more shelters, transitional programs and affordable housing projects that are intended to reduce the number of homeless in coming years.

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  2. Postcards from the past - Monday, 08 February 2016 16:02Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tualatin Times

    ... the many photographers who made their livings creating the cards. Arthur Cross and Edward Dimmitt were prolific Portland photographers who specialized in scenes from the gorge, even setting up a stand at Vista House to sell their cards - 20 for $1. ...

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  3. Out & AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tualatin Times

    ... Experience Music - Hear the sounds of planet Earth at this free concert (including a special presentation by Portland jazz singer Shirley Nanette) and lecture series at Portland Community College's Rock Creek campus at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10. ...

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  4. Got polluted air? A good biking network helps, PSU study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bike Portland

    ... helping people avoid air pollution while they bike is one more reason to build a biking network. As explored by Portland State University scholars Alex Bigazzi, Joe Broach and Jennifer Dill, it's a simple concept, really: if you give people more ...

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  5. Americana Singer-Songwriter Carrington MacDuffie Releases 'Crush on You' Ep February 12, 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    ... ukuleles and piano on the EP. CRUSH ON YOU was mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk at Stereophonic Mastering in Portland, Oregon. MacDuffie is best known as a voice-over artist and narrator. She has voiced a wide range of characters and dialects, ...

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  6. Why the Closing of the Museum of Contemporary Craft Is a Major LossRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hyperallergic

    'The Living Room, installation view, 2007, at the Museum of Contemporary Craft The next time you find yourself hate-reading a fawning profile of a photogenic young Brooklyn potter whose hot-pink-rimmed wares are transforming the "stuffy world of ceramics into a cool new craft" , navigate yourself away from there, and instead visit the website of the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon. Here you will find a digital record of nimble cultural production that will knock your socks off.

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  7. Homeless Portlanders Will Be Allowed to Camp on City Land Under...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Pordland Mercury

    This afternoon, Mayor Charlie Hales' office will reveal a set of policies that upend Portland's past strategies for dealing with homelessness. In a City Council work session at 3 pm, Hales plans to lay out an experimental plan that would set rules under which the city's nearly 2,000 unsheltered homeless can sleep on sidewalks and "remnant" city property without fear of being unceremoniously rousted.

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  8. Second Portland glass company suspends cadmium use amid air pollution worriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    A second Portland company on Monday voluntarily suspended using cadmium to make colored glass, days after state environmental regulators released a map showing high concentrations of the carcinogenic metal were found nearby. Uroboros Glass, which manufactures colored glass used in art, sits on the fringe of one of two cadmium hotspots in Portland.

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  9. Car occupant shoots at another vehicle after noon in KernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    The occupant of a car reportedly shot at another car about 12:30 p.m. Monday in the Kerns neighborhood of Northeast Portland, police said. The shooting near Northeast 24th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard forced Benson High School into a lockout, though police said they don't believe the school has any connection to the incident.

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  10. Lan Su Chinese Garden reopens with Year of the Monkey CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    Long lines greeted Portland's Lan Su Chinese Garden for its reopening Monday morning, the first day of the Chinese New Year. The garden, which has been closed since late November after undergoing several renovations, kicks off the new year with a two-week celebration that includes evening lantern viewings and other cultural activities .

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  11. The History of Chinese Food in Portland, America's Second-Oldest ChinatownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Eater

    Portland sometimes gets a bad rap for not having great Chinese food. But as with everything, you just need to know where to look.

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  12. Portland Development Commission's director stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    Patrick Quinton, the director of Portland's urban renewal agency, announced Monday that he's calling it quits so he can pursue other opportunities. Quinton, 50, plans to step down this spring after more than five years leading the Portland Development Commission , one of the city's most prominent and influential bureaus.

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  13. Un-Cruise Adventures' Columbia and Snake River Cruises Uncork More Wine and History in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    ... with our wine cruises last year so we'll offer three more departures in 2016." The S.S. Legacy sails roundtrip Portland, Oregon on 34 departures from April through November. The scenic river cruise travels through a varied landscape from lush ...

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  14. Neighborhood meeting tonight will address homeless camp on Springwater path near 82ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bike Portland

    We apologize for the short notice; but we've just heard that the Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association is hosting a meeting tonight to talk about issues related to the large number of people living in tents adjacent to the Springwater Corridor path near SE 82nd Ave. As we reported last month, the situation reached a boiling point when business owners, residents, and users of the path shared a variety of concerns about the impact of the people living on the path. One of the activists mentioned in our story on January 14th, Terry Dublinksi-Milton, connected with Vahid Brown, a well-known homeless advocate who has helped establish the Hazelnut Grove camp in north Portland.

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  15. 15th annual 'Worst Day' ride has new routes, stops, and a $5,000 costume contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bike Portland

    Organizers of Worst Day of the Year Ride , one of the largest in Oregon, are pulling out all the stops for its 15th birthday. The ride is expected to have about 3,000 participants when it rolls out of southeast Portland on February 14th.

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  16. ODOT and PBOT warn of new wave of flooding and high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Bike Portland

    Below we've pasted the warnings just sent around today by the Portland Bureau of Transportation and the Oregon Department of Transportation: The Portland Bureau of Transportation warns the traveling public to be prepared for heavy rainfall Thursday morning that could create hazardous traveling conditions. The National Weather Service has advised the Portland area should expect 3 inches of rain in 48 hours, with the heaviest precipitation coming from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday.

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  17. Event: Community activism and transportation reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Bike Portland

    ... the role of community activism in influencing urban transportation innovations in the United States, including the Portland region. Their presentation will touch on the role of civic action, governance, and what transportation innovation really ...

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  18. PubWest Concludes Vibrant 2016 ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Publishers' Weekly

    ... to winter. There were 45 first-time attendees at this year's conference, including Laura Stanfill, publisher of Portland-based Forest Avenue Press. Stanfill said that by attending PubWest, she "felt a reaffirmation of what I'm doing as a publisher ...

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  19. Yard, Garden & Patio Show Feb. 12-14 in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Oregonian

    Hop right into a spring state of mind at the Yard, Garden & Patio Show , which offers talks, demonstrations and display gardens Feb. 12-14 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. "Bring your camera," said one of the landscape exhibitors last year.

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  20. Quake-Up CallRead the original story

    Monday | Willamette Week

    In the reasonably near future, perhaps within our lifetimes and quite possibly as soon as tomorrow, an earthquake will strike Portland with roughly the same force felt this month in Port-au-Prince. But while the Jan. 12 Haitian quake lasted less than 40 seconds, the shaking in Portland will continue for at least four minutes.

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