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  1. Demonstrators Dangle From St. Johns BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | KEX-AM Portland

    The icebreaker Fennica was in Portland for repairs to its hull and the ship was supposed to leave early Wednesday morning, but the ship's departure was delayed. Demonstrators against exploration for oil in the Arctic Ocean set up an aerial blockade under the St. Johns Bridge.

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  2. ODOT Plans Improvements On SE PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KEX-AM Portland

    ODOT will host an open house Thursday, July 30 to give the public a chance to look at safety improvements planned for Southeast Powell Boulevard between 20th and 34th avenues. The open house is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. at the First Floor Caf at Catholic Charities, 2740 S.E. Powell Blvd., located on the southwest corner of Powell Blvd. and 28th Avenue.

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  3. Safety Zone Set For Oil Support ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KEX-AM Portland

    The Coast Guard 13th District commander, working in conjunction with the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River captain of the port, has established a temporary safety zone and a Voluntary First Amendment Area associated with the arrival of the drilling support vessel Fennica to Portland, Oregon. The zone, which will remain in effect until the vessel departs, is necessary to allow maximum use of the Columbia and Willamette River waterways by all users consistent with safe navigation and to ensure special interest groups and other mariners are not at risk of injury in the active and dynamic maritime transit areas.

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  4. Teen Wounded In ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | KEX-AM Portland

    A shooting at the Shalamar Apartments on Southeast Powell Boulevard at 137th Avenue has left an 18-year-old man with life threatening injuries. Anyone with information about other gun crimes in the City of Portland is encouraged to provide information to the Portland Police Bureau's Tactical Operations Division at 503-823-4106.

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  5. Multnomah County Animal Services FullRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | KEX-AM Portland

    Multnomah County Animal Services is asking for the public's help in adopting local pets in need of homes. The shelter is hosting a price adoption special on all adult dogs and cats from Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 12. Dogs ages six-months or older will cost just $60.

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  6. Suspect In Officer Stabbing Caught In Burg...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KEX-AM Portland

    Detectives are continuing to investigate the Sunday morning attack on North Precinct officers that resulted in one officer being stabbed and the suspect being shot by police. Officer Jose Jimenez, a three-year-veteran of the Portland Police Bureau, and Officer Scott Konczal, a four-year-veteran of the Portland Police Bureau, were working a partner car along Northeast Sandy Boulevard.

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  7. Woman Arrested After Carjacking One Vehi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    On Thursday July 2, 2015, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of staff at Hooper Detox, located at 51 Northeast Grand Avenue, struggling with a woman outside the building. East Precinct officers in the area also responded to the scene.

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  8. Suspect Pulls Gun On Portland OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    Last Thursday, Portland Police Bureau Gang Enforcement Team officers conducted a traffic stop on a 2003 Range Rover at Northeast Garfield Avenue and Alberta Street. The driver pulled into a parking lot, parked in a disabled parking spot and started to exit the driver's door of the vehicle.

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  9. 19 Year Old Shot & Wounded In North PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    North Precinct officers responded to the report of multiple gunshots heard in the area of North Lombard Street and Wall Avenue early this morning. A few minutes later, a 19-year-old male called 9-1-1 to report he'd been shot at North Fessenden Street and Van Houten Avenue.

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  10. Shot Kitten Recovering From SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    The kitten that was found in a southeast Portland dumpster shot with a pellet, wrapped in plastic and thrown in a dumpster is recovering. Lucy was operated on yesterday at the Oregon Humane Society Holman Medical Center, where veterinarians removed a pellet from an air gun.

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  11. North Portland Gets A New ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    Portland Parks & Recreation has finalized the purchase of nearly three acres of land adjacent to 7654 N. Crawford in north Portland. City Council had previously approved the $880,000 purchase, and the deal was completed on May 29, 2015.

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  12. Intersection Made Safer For CyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    ODOT and the City of Portland activated new left turn signals Monday afternoon at Southeast Powell Boulevard at Southeast 26th Avenue. ODOT installed the two signals Saturday and on Monday, engineers from ODOT and the Portland Bureau of Transportation made final adjustments.

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  13. Police Seek Information About Homicide VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    The Clark County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Crime Stop pers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a homicide. On January 2, 2015, the body of 40-year-old Jessica Newton was discovered near the Columbia River in Clark County, Washington.

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  14. Driver Rescued From Burning SemiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    When a semi carrying U.S. Mail collided with a van at NE Columbia Boulevard at 17th Avenue the semi caught fire. Bystanders pulled the driver from the cab and put out his burning clohting.

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  15. Sunday Parkways ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    The Portland Bureau of Transportation and presenting sponsor Kaiser Permanente announced that Sunday Parkways will return this year with five traffic free events through Portland neighborhoods, including a new route through southeast Portland's Sellwood neighborhood and over the new Tilikum Crossing Bridge of the People. The event kicks off on Mother's Day in outer Southeast Portland and finishes in September with the Tilikum Crossing/Sellwood event.

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  16. Reward Offered For Help Solving Double MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a double homicide that occurred in Southeast Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood. On April 10, 2015 at 10:02 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence on Southeast 85th Avenue, just North of Southeast Division Street on the report of a shooting.

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  17. DMV Time SaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    Oregon DMV is posting approximate wait times for the 37 of its 60 field offices equipped with automated wait-time systems. This allows customers to pick an office based on the wait time.

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  18. Fatal Shooting in NE PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    On Saturday March 28, 2015, at 1:09 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting at a residence on Northeast Morris Street, between Williams and Rodney Avenues. Officers arrived and medical personnel arrived and found an adult male in the front yard, deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.

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  19. New Permit Parking In NW PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    The first phase of the Northwest Portland Parking Plan takes effect this week as City of Portland Bureau of Transportation crews begin installing Zone M signs to mark an expanded parking permit area and alleviate longstanding congestion in the neighborhood. The new signage is part of a years-long planning effort by the City and neighborhood residents and businesses to ease parking challenges and improve the livability and business vitality of the growing neighborhood.

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  20. Fatal Officer Involved Shooting In PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | KEX-AM Portland

    Portland Police were called to Southeast 130th and Sherman Street around 5:30 p.m. Sunday on a report of a burglar being held by the caller. When a police officer tried to take the suspect into custody he pulled a knife threatening the officer.

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