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  1. Here Are the Affordable Housing Projects You Can Expect in Coming YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Pordland Mercury

    A couple weeks ago, I bemoaned in print how difficult it is to get a comprehensive sense of incoming affordable housing in Portland. While there's plenty of dissent about how this city should handle displacement and gentrification, everyone agrees we've got a dearth of affordable options .

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  2. Sold OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Pordland Mercury

    THERE ARE SO MANY people in Portland working with leather and canvas that it can be difficult to know where to start. Michelle Kline of xobruno has recently made herself more available than most, opening a studio/shop space in the hub of the 811 E Burnside building, just at the far end of the breezeway.

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  3. No-Cause for AlarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Pordland Mercury

    Oregon law dictates landlords only need to give either one or two months' notice if they want you out, depending on how long you've been a tenant - but they don't need to reveal their motives. Landlords are also allowed to raise rents however much they want, effectively evicting people who can't afford the new price.

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  4. This Week's Style Events: Evo, Halo, Timbuk2 and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    If you're gearing up for an activity-heavy summer, take a gander at the dizzying array of price slashing happening during Evo 's Fourth of July sale . Whether you're looking for a specific brand , sport , or the giant shop's streetwear options, chances are high you'll find yourself a bargain.

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  5. Good Morning, News: Medical Pot is Everywhere, Minimum Wage Talks Are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    On this, the last day of illegal pot in Oregon, take a moment to consider the medical marijuana dispensaries that have been shooting from the ground all around town. The state's dispensary program began in March of last year, and already Oregon has more medical pot shops than Starbucks , according to the O .

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  6. Portland Police Kill a Man in East PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    Last night at 11:35 pm, two East Precinct police officers pulled up to a man parked at the WinCo Foods on NE 122nd. All we know at this point is that shots were fired shortly after, and that Portland's now seen its second fatal officer-involved shooting of 2015.

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  7. Protestpalooza: There Are Four Distinct Rallies Planned TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Pordland Mercury

    Sure, it's easy enough to while away your Pedalpalooza in a whiskey fog of eyeliner and elaborate costumes, but snap out of it tomorrow - for a few hours at least. Organizers are planning a day full of demonstrations designed to pressure city council to enforce the plans it's so fond of crafting.

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  8. Tonight in Music: Pins, Pass, the Domestics & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Pordland Mercury

    PINS, CAT HOCH Manchester's music annals are jam-packed with all kinds of dudes, fey, yobbish, and otherwise, from the Hollies to Joy Division, from the Smiths to Oasis. But the four Mancunian women of Pins beat the lads at their own game, playing a jagged but resourcefully diverse combination of rock and pop that's passionate and beautifully raw.

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  9. New ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    GRRRRR! HULK SO ANGRY! Captain America just call Avengers team meeting! "We're leaving Avengers Mansion!" Captain America say. "We're moving to Portland!" NOOOOOO! Hulk no want Avengers in Portland! Portland am HULK home! Hulk live in Portland because of laid-back atmosphere and no one make fun of Hulk recumbent bike.

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  10. How to Fight for PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    "GENTRIFICATION" is a word that's been on the lips of many Portlanders these days - people are talking about it with increasing frequency in bars, on TriMet, in the press, and on social media. With this discussion has come an outpouring of strong emotions: sadness! resentment! rage! bitterness! That's some pretty negative stuff - and yet it kind of feels good , doesn't it? Just let it out, Portland.

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  11. Hall MonitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Pordland Mercury

    That morning, the Portland City Council handed over $7.1 million and a 10,000-square-foot plot of Lloyd District property for Miracles Central, a proposed six-story development that will feature 47 units of cheap housing and on-site treatment for people looking to find their feet. Hours later, the Portland Development Commission announced it finally struck a deal with the moneyed Zidell family to build on 30 undeveloped acres near the South Waterfront.

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  12. It's Happening This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Pordland Mercury

    Didn't Portland rock mainstays Gaytheist and Divers just play a show together back in January? Yup, and it rocked. It was also on a Sunday, meaning you were darning your business socks.

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  13. Man Shot by Police Indicted by Grand JuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Pordland Mercury

    A Portland man shot by police last month has been indicted by a Multnomah Grand Jury on multiple charges, according to a news release. Michael Shawn Harrison , 48, is charged with two counts of menacing and one count each of first-degree burglary and unlawful use of a weapon.

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  14. Junior/SeniorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Pordland Mercury

    EVERYONE HAS STORIES, everyone has hopes and dreams. In this photo essay, our friends at Q Center and SMYRC introduced us to some people - juniors and seniors from the LGBTQ community - who possess very interesting life stories, and dreams aplenty.

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  15. Our Top 10 Pride PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    FOR THE PAST FEW YEARS I've tried to find Pride offerings that weren't entirely focused on getting wasted and laid for this top 10 list. Those efforts stemmed from a belief that Pride is about more than just partying and hooking up with strangers, and it might be an opportunity for us to reconnect with our LGBTQ roots as a community, come together around our shared history, and honor the people who have fought so hard to get us to this place where at least some of us are happy, healthy, loved, and celebrated.

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  16. Film ShortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Pordland Mercury

    Mtley Cre, Iron Maiden, and more await you. Hollywood Theatre . The 50 Foot Challenge A program celebrating the 50th birthday of the Super 8mm film format, featuring new short films from Portland filmmakers.

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  17. Pay Up or Get OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Pordland Mercury

    P ORTLAND RESIDENT Caroline Sojourner signed a lease last year for $750 a month. On August 1, when it's time to renew, that price will jump to $1,087.

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  18. Portland Fruit Beer Fest Begins FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | The Pordland Mercury

    There may not be 53 beer festivals in Portland, but it certainly feels as if they occur at a rate of more than one a week. Having said that, only a handful feel like cornerstones of the yearlong sudsy celebration, and the upcoming fifth annual Portland Fruit Beer Festival is deservedly one of them.

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  19. Police Call It Gang Violence, Activists Say NopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The Pordland Mercury

    The Portland Police Bureau announced this week it's permanently moving six officers to its Gang Enforcement Team to "address rising gun violence." "Recent gun violence has gravely impacted our community and is a reminder to police that we must remain fluid in our response.

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  20. Sea Lion Caves and the Tillamook BurnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | The Pordland Mercury

    BEFORE A FRIEND talked him out of it, Sufjan Stevens considered calling his new record Oregon . The shift was for the best.

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