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  1. High winds knock out power east of PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Portland Tribune

    Portland General Electric has linemen and women restoring electricity to over 10,500 customers around the city. Half are in Southeast Portland.

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  2. Red Cross Disaster Action Team responds to North Portland fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Portland Tribune

    On Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 6:00 AM, Red Cross Disaster Action Team members responded to a residential fire that occurred in the 2200 block of North Menzies Dr. in Portland.

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  3. Police: Crash victim may have had medical issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Portland Tribune

    Police said a 56-year-old Northeast Portland woman may have had a medical issue and was struck by her own vehicle Wednesday night near Northeast Mallory Avenue. Police said Mary Edwards died in the accident.

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  4. City tackles master plan for off-road bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Portland Tribune

    There's an informal truce in effect between mountain bikers and Portland officials, while the city creates a master plan for expanding off-road biking opportunities in town. But now comes the hard part: Plotting new mountain biking paths within city parks and other natural areas that don't disturb nature - or arouse conflicts with hikers and other park users.

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  5. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Portland Tribune

    Somewhere between the world of grunge and the world of progressive rock dwells Failure, the L.A. trio whose 1996 album, "Fantastic Planet," has been cited by all the cool cats and kittens in the alternative metal and space rock scenes as influential. From 1990-97, the band released four albums and other recordings, including "Planet," before breaking up, its members then going on to work with such bands as Queens of the Stone Age, A Perfect Circle, Veruca Salt, Campfire Girls, Lux and Autolux.

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  6. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Portland Tribune

    Pioneer Courthouse Square becomes 'Piazza Italia' for three days of fun in the popular annual event, which features a food court and a wine garden and music. Opening ceremonies at noon Friday are followed by a grape stomping competition.

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  7. Woman dies when car crashes into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Portland Tribune

    Portland police said the woman was driving the car that crashed into a tree at about 9:48 p.m. Aug. 26, in the 5000 block of Northeast Mallory Avenue.

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  8. Driver arrested after crash interrupts police sergeant's dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Portland Tribune

    A restaurant patron was injured Wednesday evening and a driver was arrested after a car slammed into the E-San Thai restaurant building on Southwest Second Avenue. The injured patron, whose name was not released, was taken to a Portland hospital with what police said were non-life-threatening injuries.

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  9. Sen. Steiner Hayward tapped for legislative fellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Portland Tribune

    Portland state Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward is one of 48 state policymakers from across the country selected as a Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2015. Hayward is a Democrat representing Oregon's 17th Senate District, which extends from the Pearl District in Portland west to Bethany, Rock Creek and West Union in Washington County, north of the Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway.

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  10. Investigators sift for clues to cause of railroad trestle fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Portland Tribune

    Three days after it began, smoke still rises from the smoldering remains of the Portland & Western Railroad train trestle, which caught fire Monday afternoon, Aug. 10, and burned through the night . Rising 50 feet above the ground, the trestle was one of the longest in the area, spanning 600 feet from end to end.

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  11. Jean DeMaster reflects on 45 years at Human SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    Jean DeMaster, an iconic figure in fighting homelessness in Oregon, will retire next month as executive director of Human Solutions. DeMaster, 69, will pack up her office on Sept.

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  12. Gang violence in Portland closes in on dubious recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    The Gang Enforcement Team formally adopted 111 cases for investigation as of Aug. 8, according to the most recent statistics released by the Portland Police Bureau. That's just seven cases short of the 118 cases adopted three years ago, which was the highest number in more than a decade.

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  13. Model trains chug into PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    A fascination for youth, nostalgia for many adults, and celebration of aura and power for everybody - who doesn't love model trains? Enthusiasts from around the city, region and country will gather in Portland this week for the National Model Train Show, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 28 through 30, at the Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Drive. The show is part of the national convention of the National Model Railroad Association, a combined trade and public train show to promote the hobby of model railroading.

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  14. Bits & Pieces: Celebrity cooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    Somebody will have bragging rights after the Celebrity Chocolate Cake Smack-down at noon Tuesday, Aug. 25, at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave. . Gerry Frank, the sole judge for the Oregon State Fair's Chocolate Layer Cake Contest for 56 years, will judge the competition, which features scores of celebrities, including: Sally Bany ; Steve Bass ; Shane Bemis ; Margaret Carter ; Gale Castillo ; Marilyn Deutsch ; Brian Ferriso ; Mark Ganz ; Jeff Gianola ; Nancy Hales ; Margie Hunt ; Mark Katches ; Debora Knapp ; Lois Leveen ; Judge Judy Matarazzo ; Sandra McDonough ; Ellen Rosenblum ; Nancy Stueber ; Keith Thomajan ; Wim Wiewel ; Matt Zaffino .

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  15. The Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    About - With Owen Wilson in a serious role, an American family is caught in the middle of a coup and trying to avoid execution; Stars - Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, Owen Wilson, Thanawut Kasro; Director - John Erick Dowdle About - A young man wants fame and fortune, but he's caught between romance and friends; Stars - Zac Efron, Wes Bentley, Emily Ratajkowski, Jonny Weston; Director - Max Joseph Friday, Aug. 28: "Wicky and the Treasure of the Gods," Dawson Park, N. Williams/Stanton; "Labyrinth," Montavilla Park, N.E. 82nd/Glisan The documentary is part of the upcoming Portland Film Festival , premiering on Sept.

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  16. Readers' Letters: There's many vital tasks for geology officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    Regarding the story, State geology agency's future a little shaky : There are a number of functions that the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries should be tasked with addressing. 4. Oversee the licensing and performance of geologists and geotechnical engineers and the firms that contract or hire their services.

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  17. My View: It's time to reform city structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Portland Tribune

    The Tribune's recent editorial outlining a proposed Portland City Commission restructuring plan is both timely and informative. The proposal would make city commissioners representative by areas, remove commissioners from managing bureaus, and place the mayor in a role responsible for daily city operations.

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  18. Seeing green on Orange LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Portland Tribune

    When TriMet cuts the ribbon on the new Orange Line between downtown Portland and Milwaukie next month, the environmental benefits will go well beyond easing smog and congestion. The new light rail line also blazes several new trails for sustainability features.

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  19. Times Photo: Jonathan House - Donovan Smith has started his own line...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Portland Tribune

    Donovan Smith went to a hip-hop concert last spring at the Blue Monk, a bar on Southeast Belmont that shut down a short time afterward. On this evening, however, the headliner - a Portland rapper named Illmaculate - refused to perform after more than 20 Portland Police officers surrounded the venue.

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  20. Texts for sex with 10-year-old lead to man's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Portland Tribune

    A 22-year-old Southeast Portland man was arrested Thursday after Portland detectives say he tried to meet a 10-year-old girl for sex. Michael Bowen was held in Multnomah County Jail on charges of first-degree online sexual corruption, luring a minor, first-degree attempted sex abuse, first-degree attempted rape and first-degree attempted sodomy.

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