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  1. Tastebud owner Mark Doxtader launches Kickstarter campaign for...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Tastebud food truck owner Mark Doxtader has launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring his long-anticipated 'wood-fired local fare' restaurant to Multnomah Village. It's been two and a half years since Doxtader first began trying to set up shop at 7783 S.W. Capitol Hwy., next-door to Bishops Barbershop.

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  2. Street fee on hold, maintenance backlog growsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    As Portland's street maintenance backlog grows to $1.2 billion, both Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick are apparently waiting for someone else to find the much of the money necessary to solve the problem. Hales and Novick spent almost all of 2014 trying to craft a street fee acceptable to at least one more member of the City Council without have to refer it to the voters.

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  3. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office - San SaechaoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    The victim, whose name was not immediately released, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a Portland hospital. San Saechao, 27, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Robbery in the Third Degree, Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle and Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle.

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  4. Police investigate shooting along MLK Boulevard.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    According to police, at 3:35 p.m. on Aug. 2, North Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Failing Street. When officers arrived in the area, they located evidence of gunfire on MLK at Mason Street.

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  5. Armed driver arrested for DUII in SE PortlandRead the original story

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    The heavily-armed driver of an SUV was arrested on DUII and weapons charges Saturday evening after nearly colliding with a Portland police patrol car. Sabahudin Nuhanovic, 36, is charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm , Reckless Driving, and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants .

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  6. Gunfire reported in North PortlandRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Portland Tribune

    Police found evidence of gunfire but no victims when they responded to a report of shots fired in the 5000 block of North Commercial Avenue at 7:59 p.m. Friday night. North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the call, finding no property damage.

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  7. Hales to attend White House energy plant meetingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Portland Tribune

    After meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican to take a stand against climate change, Mayor Charlie Hales will travel to Washington DC Monday to attend a White House conference on clean power plans for existing power plants. 'Oregonians often think we get most of our electricity from hydropower.

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  8. Icebreaker gone, activists rally to celebrate 'emotional experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Portland Tribune

    A handful of environmental groups who kept Shell Offshore Oil's icebreaker at bay for two days on the Willamette River gather Friday evening in Cathedral Park to celebrate and thank protesters after 'emotional experience.' A rally hosted by the Sierra Club, Climate Action Coalition, 350PDX, Portland Rising Tide and Backbone Campaign to protect the Arctic will focus on the two dozen Greenpeace protesters, dozens of 'kayaktivists' and hundreds of supporters who prevented Shell Oil's Fennica from leaving Portland's Swan Island until late Thursday afternoon.

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  9. A new approach for tackling gang violenceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Portland Tribune

    In a crowded meeting room at the Matt Dishman Community Center in Northeast Portland, about two dozen teens and young adults are learning to trust each other and comparing life experiences in Multnomah County's latest attempt to combat gang violence. They join hands and tangle themselves up and have to figure out how to untangle without letting go of each other - a metaphor for teamwork.

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  10. Police dislodge kayaktivists, Greenpeace protesters from bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Portland Tribune

    Portland police and federal law enforcement agencies cleared Greenpeace protesters from the St. Johns Bridge Thursday afternoon, opening a path for the icebreaker Fennica to make its way toward the Pacific. At about 5:55 p.m. Thursday, the 385-foot-long icebreaker squeezed past a flotilla of kayaks and other small vessels trying to block the ship's trip to the Arctic.

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  11. Big South Waterfront project to mix low-income, market-rate apartmentsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Portland Tribune

    Portland city officials have chosen a Bay area affordable-housing specialist to own and run a 365-unit mixed-income apartment project in the South Waterfront community. The $93 million development is expected to bring 203 units of new affordable housing plus 162 market-rate units on the city's 2-acre parcel at 2095 S.W. River Parkway.

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  12. Live MusicRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Portland Tribune

    Formerly from Oregon, New York City's Jordan Bagnall and Darren Bridenbeck are My Body, the latest electropop sensation to sweep the nation. Classically trained Bagnall is the duo's lead producer and uses both natural and synthesized sounds to create music that dances between folky innocence and urban sophistication.

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  13. TV legend Davidson shows his 'Wicked' sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Portland Tribune

    John Davidson as the Wizard might be the most recognizable name in the cast of "Wicked," which plays before likely sold-out shows Aug. 5 through 23 at Keller But, he of the hosting jobs for "The New Hollywood Squares," "The $100,000 Pyramid" and "That's Incredible" knows something about stage talent, and Davidson says theater-goers will surely enjoy the acting of Alyssa Fox as Elphaba and Carrie St. Louis as Glinda - the witches in the untold story of "Oz" - in the incredibly popular Broadway play. "It's all about the witches, and I've now done four contracts of playing the Wizard for the 'Wicked' organizations, and these are the best witches I've ever worked with," Davidson says.

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  14. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Portland Tribune

    Broadway Rose puts on the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, based on the play "Green Grow the Lilacs" by Lynn Riggs from 1944. It's set in Western Indian Territory in 1906.

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  15. Our Opinion: Let's debate how city government worksRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Portland Tribune

    Earlier this month, a group of activists from East Portland filed a petition for a ballot measure that, if passed, would alter how the city selects its leaders. After an ill-conceived effort to secede from the city of Portland, Collene Swenson, Elzy Edwards and Heather Sirr have received the required approval from the city attorney's office to proceed with a ballot measure to change Portland's form of government.

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  16. Kayaktivists spend night on Willamette, get reinforcementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Portland Tribune

    Several dozen Portland "kayaktivists" trying to block a repaired Shell Oil icebreaker from leaving town continued their blockade on the Willamette River through the night Tuesday, joined by Greenpeace activists who rapelled down the St. Johns Bridge to expand the civil disobedience action. Protesters oppose Arctic oil drilling, and the Shell icebreaker, The Fennica, is needed for the company to do exploratory drilling.

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  17. Metro COO: Don't expand urban growth boundaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    The elected regional government administers the boundary around the three-county Portland area where new development can occur. On July 23, Metro Chief Operating Officer Martha Bennett recommended against expanding the boundary.

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  18. What should we do with food waste?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    The Metro Council is preparing to open a can of worms, looking to site a new facility to process the region's food waste close-in to Portland. In a two-hour work session last Tuesday, the council signaled its intent to: Accelerate food scrap collection through a combination of financial incentives and requirements for businesses; make the transfer service a public-private effort; and launch efforts to process the food scraps near Portland while using existing facilities, farther away, in the meantime.

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  19. Family works on railroad for four generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    Hurd, the station agent at Portland's Union Station, is retiring on July 30 after 36 years of working for Amtrak. After he retires, his son, Sheridan Hurd, will carry on the family tradition by working as an Amtrak conductor, a job he started two years ago.

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  20. The Big ScreenRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    About - Rusty Griswold, son of Clark of the movies of yesteryear, takes his family to Walley World; Stars - Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins; Director - John Francis Daley/Jonathan M. Goldstein About - Ethan and his mates battle the international Syndicate; Stars - Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson; Director - Christopher McQuarrie Friday, July 31: 'The Princess Bride,' Laurelhurst Park, S.E. 37th/Oak; 'The Jungle Book,' Gateway Park, N.E. 106th/Halsey Saturday, Aug. 1: 'Field of Dreams,' Earl Boyles Park, S.E. 112th/Boise; 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' Dickinson Park, S.W. 57th Place/Huddleson The G-rated documentary flick takes a look at the global culture of Legos and the appeal of the building blocks to kids and adults.

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