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Oregon's Congressional Push To Get EPA To Clean Up Polluted Portland Harbor

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 16, 2017 5 p.m.

Oregon’s Congressional delegation is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to move forward with clean-up plans for the Portland Harbor Superfund site without further delay.

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Portland Thorns, Fans Celebrate NWSL Championship

OPB | Oct. 16, 2017 7:53 a.m. | Portland

A noisy crowd rallied in Portland Sunday night to celebrate the Thorns bringing home the National Women’s Soccer League championship trophy.

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IndyCar Returning To Portland International Raceway In 2018

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 11:49 a.m. | Portland

Portland will be the only city in the Pacific Northwest with a race in the IndyCar series.

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Jusuf Nurkic Wants Blazers To Channel Pistons Of Days Past

AP | Oct. 12, 2017 8:35 a.m. | Portland

In the loaded Western Conference where the Warriors rule, center Jusuf Nurkic suggested the Portland Trail Blazers can be the Bad Boys.

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PPS Superintendent Proposes Closing ACCESS Academy

OPB | Oct. 11, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Portland

The ACCESS Academy alternative program for highly Talented And Gifted students has been searching for a permanent home. Superintendent Guerrero would close it.

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New EPA Plan Could Delay Cleanup Of Portland Harbor Pollution

OPB/EarthFix | Oct. 9, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland

The Trump administration has a new plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site that Oregon officials say could reverse progress toward cleaning up toxic pollution in the Willamette River.

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KairosPDX Charter School Can Stay At Humboldt Building, PPS Says

Pamplin Media Group | Oct. 4, 2017 7:33 a.m. | Portland

The next version of Portland Public Schools' boundary proposal for NE Portland will keep KairosPDX charter school, a program that caters to African-American students, in the historic heart of Portland's black community.

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Blazers Forge Ahead As Melo Heads To OKC

AP | Sept. 26, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland

After a summer of seemingly endless speculation about Carmelo Anthony, the Portland Trail Blazers are opening training camp without him.

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Competing For Trash: The Hidden Landfills Of The Columbia River Gorge

Northwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 11:45 a.m.

Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.

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East Portland Arts And Literary Festival Ushers Out DIY Space

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 6:01 p.m. | Portland

Works on the theme of migration at center stage.

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Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Portland Arts Tax

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 8:16 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to Portland’s Arts Education and Access Fund, better known as the arts tax.

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PPS To Oregon Secretary Of State: We're Already Audited

Portland Tribune | Sept. 20, 2017 10:20 a.m.

The state's largest school district says it will nonetheless 'comply fully' with the secretary of state's investigation

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Portland's Chinatown Community Association Resists Proposed Homeless Shelter

Portland Tribune | Sept. 20, 2017 midnight | Portland

The Old Town Chinatown Community Association "cannot support" city's proposed 200-bed shelter at Northwest Hoyt and Northwest Third Avenue. 

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Proposed City Rules Could Change Demolition Of Old Portland Homes

Portland Tribune | Sept. 18, 2017 6:59 a.m.

Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is considering sweeping new regulations on demolitions of old Portland homes to curb clouds of lead dust that fly onto tens of thousands of residential lots each year.

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Mayor: Portland Budget Can't Keep Up Big Spending On Homelessness

Pamplin Media Group | Sept. 14, 2017 9:32 a.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says the city cannot continue to spend a record amount of general fund dollars helping the homeless.

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Portland Police To Stop Labeling People As 'Gang Members'

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 3:57 p.m. | Portland

The Portland Police Bureau says it will stop labeling people as gang members following concern the label disproportionately affects people of color.

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Heat, Wildfires Prompt Many School Districts In The Gorge To Alter Plans

OPB | Sept. 4, 2017 3:55 p.m. | Portland

With temperatures soaring and wildfires blazing along the Columbia River Gorge, many area districts announced closures or early dismissals on Tuesday.

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Late Drive Lifts Oregon State To Victory Over Portland State

AP | Sept. 3, 2017 10:18 a.m. | Corvallis, Oregon

Oregon State pulled out a close win against a lower-tier underdog on Saturday, but coach Gary Andersen said his squad would enjoy the victory nevertheless.

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Timbers Escape Seattle With 1-1 Draw Against Sounders

AP | Aug. 28, 2017 6:44 a.m. | Seattle

Diego Valeri scored on a penalty kick just before halftime to help the Portland Timbers escape with a 1-1 draw Sunday night.

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Portland's Rose Test Garden Celebrates 100 Years In A Changing City

OPB | Aug. 26, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Portland

On Saturday, the city's famous International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park celebrated its centennial, a huge milestone for the City of Roses that has seen many changes.