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Portland Commissioner Wants Warehouse Used As Homeless Shelter

Portland Tribune | July 23, 2016 11:53 a.m. | Portland

An empty warehouse on the city-owned Terminal 1 site in Northwest Portland could house hundreds of the city's homeless.

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Reporter's Notebook: Life In The Camps On The Springwater Trail

OPB | July 21, 2016 3:25 p.m.

OPB reporter Amelia Templeton lives near the homeless camps of the Springwater Trail, where people are building communities even as they prepare to be swept.

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Reporter's Notebook: The Homeless Camp On My Block

OPB | July 21, 2016 6:30 a.m. | Portland

Portland's Springwater Corridor bike and pedestrian path is crowded with homeless campgrounds. For reporter Amelia Templeton, it's all part of the neighborhood.

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Metro Projects Big Population Growth In Suburban Counties

Portland Tribune | July 19, 2016 9:55 a.m.

The Comprehensive Plan update recently approved by the City Council predicts that around 260,000 more people will be living in Portland by 2035, pushing the total to 880,000 or so.

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Why Clear Homeless Camps Now? Portland Mayor Explains

OPB | July 15, 2016 4:51 p.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales answers questions about how he plans to move hundreds of homeless campers off the Springwater Corridor Trail.

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Lents Residents Protest Portland Mayor's Camping Policy

OPB | July 9, 2016 3:57 p.m.

A group of Southeast Portland residents gathered this weekend to protest the mayor’s policy allowing homeless people to camp overnight on some city properties. 

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PPS Board Member Says Funding Changes Would Fix Civil Rights Issue

OPB | July 6, 2016 2:26 p.m. | Portland

Paul Anthony says Portland Public Schools is discriminating against children of color by not offering the same courses at schools where they attend in higher numbers.

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Becoming American At The Edge Of Crater Lake

OPB/EarthFix | July 5, 2016 2:06 p.m. | Crater Lake National Park

Immigrants from all over the world took the Oath of Citizenship at the Fourth of July ceremony on a ridge high above the lake.

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Portland Bans Demolition Of Old Homes

OPB | June 25, 2016 3:34 p.m. | Portland

Portland is the first city in the country to ban the demolition of its oldest homes.

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Portland Council Moves To Foreclose On 5 Abandoned Homes

OPB | June 15, 2016 5:05 p.m.

The Portland City Council voted to start foreclosing on five abandoned homes Wednesday. It’s the first time the city has foreclosed on homes for code violations in 50 years.