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Umatilla Prison Powwow Helps Inmates Connect To Their Roots

East Oregonian | Aug. 22, 2016 7:36 a.m.

Two Rivers Correctional Institution held its first powwow, attended by 63 inmates, more than 50 guests and 27 representatives from American Indian tribes and organizations.

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Oregon Zoo Releases Last Of Summer's Silverspot Butterflies

AP | Aug. 8, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Zoo has released the last batch of its zoo-raised silverspot butterflies into the wild as part of a summer program aimed at boosting their numbers.

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AP Source: CJ McCollum Agrees To Extension With Blazers

AP | July 25, 2016 12:53 p.m.

A person familiar with the deal confirms that guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Music Under The Bridge: PDX Pop Now! Hits Portland

OPB | July 22, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Portland

Portland's free, all-ages music festival under the Hawthorne Bridge features everything from jazzy hip-hop to doom metal. It runs through July 24.


Aimed At Empowering Girls Everywhere, Google Creates New Emojis

AP | July 18, 2016 7:51 a.m. | Mountain View, California

The new emojis could be available on smartphones before the end of the year.

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Oregon's Largest Bluegrass Festival Celebrates 15 Years

OPB | July 17, 2016 9 a.m. | North Plains, Oregon

The growing bluegrass music scene in the Pacific Northwest stays alive with the Northwest String Summit celebrating its 15th year at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon.

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Portland Residents Capitalize On Pokémon Go

OPB | July 15, 2016 3:15 p.m. | Portland

Portland-area residents are capitalizing on Pokémon Go as a business venture, providing services like personal drivers, professional trainers, egg hatchers and more.

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Kanye West, Adidas Expand Partnership For Yeezy Line

AP | June 29, 2016 10:24 a.m.

Singer Kanye West and Adidas are expanding their partnership that began almost two years ago with retail hubs for his Yeezy products and additional sportswear designs.

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Sale Of Portland’s Oldest Studio Co-Op Displaces Dozens Of Artists

OPB | June 26, 2016 1:15 p.m.

For nearly 40 years, artists have worked out of the historic Troy Laundry Building. Now the building has a new owner, and most of those artists are searching for new homes.

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World Naked Bike Ride: 'The Freest Feeling'

OPB | June 26, 2016 1:24 a.m. | Portland

The World Naked Bike Ride, an annual staple and Portland favorite, sent thousands of nude cyclists rolling through Portland to promote safety, positivity and unity.