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  1. Carjacking of SUV leads to arrest of Southeast Portland manRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A reported carjacking Saturday led to the arrest of a Portland man on robbery and other charges, Portland police say. Just before 5 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a report of a possible carjacking at Southeast 130th Avenue and Stark Street.

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  2. Portland police investigate 3 reports of gunfire in NE Portland with no victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Witnesses said the gunfire, followed by cars screaming away from the scene, came after an argument between "two groups of people." At 4:20 a.m., gunfire was reported in the area of Northeast 27th Avenue and Holman Street.

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  3. SUV driver nearly hits Portland police car, then arrested on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A 36-year-old man faces weapons and reckless driving charges after nearly hitting a Portland police patrol car Saturday night, police said. Gang Enforcement Team officers stopped a red 2001 Hyundai SUV after its driver crossed into oncoming traffic and nearly struck their patrol car on Southeast Powell Boulevard near 137th Avenue, according to a news release.

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  4. Shell Oil protest at the St. Johns Bridge: LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Shell Oil protest: Regarding "Protesters slow Shell ship but can't stop it," : OK, OK, they're showing their resolve to prevent more drilling in the Arctic. But please let's try to get some handle on the costs for the closed bridge traffic, the closed commercial river shipping, the law enforcement agencies, the Coast Guard and everyone else.

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  5. Portland's self-inflicted gentrification woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Kudos to those agencies and faith-based groups that complained about gentrification and the lack of affordable housing within the Portland area. What a shame that it takes complaints before the city takes action to solve problems of its own making.

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  6. Portland's World Famous Cannabis Club opens to packed houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Oregonian

    The World Famous Cannabis Cafe held a packed house Friday at their reopening in a small storefront on S.E. Foster Road in Portland. The marijuana social club, which closed last year after serving medical marijuana patients in a basement club on Southeast 82nd Avenue, reopened to a large and steady crowd of marijuana consumers, who each paid $10 at the door and brought their own supply of flower, shatter and other cannabis products.

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  7. For Wyden, stakes on Iran deal run high: SarasohnRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Barack Obama called Ron Wyden Thursday. The Oregon senator, like many others, has a policy of not discussing conversations with the president.

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  8. Click For Babies 2015 campaign kicks off in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    As part of the Oregon campaign, Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland collects handmade purple baby hats from knitters and crocheters to be distributed to more than 40 hospitals and public health clinics throughout Oregon and southwest Washington. New parents learn what PURPLE crying is - the "purple" is an acronym for the characteristics of this kind of crying - along with how to soothe a baby and healthy ways to cope when the little one is simply inconsolable.

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  9. Shoplifting cases drop at north Gresham SafewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    Since news broke last week about the pending closure of a Safeway store at Northeast 181st Avenue and Halsey Street , community members, shoppers and The Oregonian/OregonLive readers have speculated crime, especially theft, was the key factor for the company's decision. But the number of shoplifting cases at the store along the border of the city's Wilkes East and North Gresham neighborhoods dropped by almost half between 2011 and 2014, according to police statistics.

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  10. Homes on the market longer than a year: What's up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    You list you home for sale and you wait. Each minute is an eternity. Each day endless pacing.

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  11. Shots reportedly fired near N Portland party for late Marquis ChaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    Detectives are investigating a shooting that took place Friday outside a party in the 5000 block of North Commercial Avenue. The shots were reportedly fired outside a birthday party for Marquis Delon Chaney, said Sgt.

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  12. Charlie Hales invited to White House for clean power conference, will share Greenpeace storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oregonian

    Charlie Hales is getting on a plane and headed east to talk climate change again, this time at the White House. Charlie Hales is getting on a plane and headed east to talk climate change for the second time in the past two weeks.

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  13. the Ups Store in Oregon to Raise Funds for Senior Meals in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    The UPS Store locations throughout Oregon will help raise funds to provide hot meals to homebound seniors during the month of August. The UPS Store customers will have the opportunity to donate the cost of one or more meals to Meals on Wheels People when they check out.

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  14. Charlie Hales and Dan Saltzman spit watermelon seedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    A tradition that began at least 30 years ago returned to Portland on Friday, pitting Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Dan Saltzman against Hermiston dignitaries for a watermelon-seed spitting contest. Go figure: The rural guys from Eastern Oregon -- from which said watermelons originated -- beat the city slickers by a good country mile.

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  15. Defusing the Shell protest; more time, money for city tech project: Editorial peaks and valleysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    Cool heads: For nearly two days, 13 protesters dangled from the St. Johns Bridge to block the passage of Shell Oil's icebreaker , the MSV Fennica, from heading out of Portland to join oil-drilling operations in the Arctic. Greenpeace USA protest organizers did a canny job of choreographing both a visually striking scene and a logistical nightmare for law enforcement officers who inevitably would need to break up the protest.

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  16. Mayor says Greenpeace organizer praised Portland's professionalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    Now that the dust has settled from this week's Greenpeace protest , we know two things: Mayor Charlie Hales says he's anti-Arctic drilling, and Greenpeace apparently thinks pretty highly of Portland. Hales sent out a statement Friday via social media where he clearly articulated that he opposes drilling in the Arctic .

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  17. Portland man accused of firing two gunshots into Southeast Portland homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Oregonian

    A 24-year-old man is accused of firing two gunshot into a home across the street from his mother's house on Southeast 160th Place on July 25, according to police. No one was wounded.

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  18. How much will the Greenpeace protest cost taxpayers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Oregonian

    How much did it cost local agencies to manage this week's Greenpeace USA protest on the St. Johns Bridge and the Willamette River? It's a simple question with a complex answer. The amount varies by agency, by how many people were working and by any mutual-aid agreements already in place.

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  19. PSU student forced into car mouthed 'Help me!' as assailant drove off with her, court records sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    A 48-year-old man was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Multnomah County Circuit Court on allegations of robbery, kidnapping, sexual abuse and unauthorized use of a vehicle in an alleged carjacking of a 23-year-old Portland State University female student. A Portland State University female student told campus security that she was walking to her vehicle parked on the third-floor of a campus garage when a strange man walked up to her and threatened, "I have a gun!'' The 23-year-old student was ready to hand over her purse, and didn't expect what was to follow.

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  20. La Quinta Inn guest sues, claiming he awoke in Portland hotel room with 57 bed-bug bitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | OregonLive.com

    A California man who says he stayed at a hotel near Portland International Airport only to discover that he'd been bitten 57 times by bedbugs has filed a $9,999 lawsuit against La Quinta Inn & Suites. Lance Davis contends that the hotel didn't give him a new room after he awoke from the first night with several bites and complained, according to the lawsuit filed earlier this week in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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