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5 Things To Know About PSU's New President

Portland Tribune | Aug. 16, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland

Formerly the interim president and provost at New York Institute of Technology, Rahmat Shoureshi brings a background in engineering and entrepreneurship to Portland.

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Portland Mayor, Commissioner Push For Immediate Interviews In Officer Shootings

OPB | Aug. 9, 2017 6:30 a.m. | Portland

In a split with the Multnomah County district attorney, two Portland city council members say the city can compel police officers involved in shootings to talk with investigators immediately afterward. 

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Want A Unique Solar Eclipse Experience? Become A Citizen Scientist

Northwest News Network | Aug. 8, 2017 7:45 a.m.

This month's total solar eclipse might be the most-studied disappearance of the sun ever, thanks in part to legions of citizen scientists from the Northwest and beyond.

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Portland Mayor Taps Danielle Outlaw To Be Police Chief

OPB | Aug. 7, 2017 4 p.m. | Portland

Mayor Ted Wheeler offered the position to Danielle Outlaw, 41, a deputy chief in the Oakland Police Department.

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PCC To Put Bond Measure On November Ballot

Portland Tribune | Aug. 7, 2017 7:35 a.m. | Portland

If renewed, the bond would fund improvements to Portland Community College job training centers, access to modern technology and facilities upgrades.

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High-Speed Rail From Portland To Vancouver, BC? Feasibility Study Underway

Northwest News Network | July 27, 2017 11:45 a.m.

With an assist from Microsoft, Washington state's Department of Transportation has launched a feasibility study of bullet train service in Cascadia.

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Police: Couple Assaulted At Portland's New Swimming Beach

AP | July 27, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland

Police in Portland, Oregon, say they are searching for a homeless man who attacked a couple at a new city-designated swimming beach along the Willamette River.

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Portland Prepared To Pull Russian Software Used To Scan Malicious Emails

OPB | July 26, 2017 10:06 a.m. | Portland

Portland’s Bureau of Technology Services is prepared to stop using software from Moscow-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab.

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Substitute Teachers To PPS: Give Us More Time Off

Portland Tribune | July 26, 2017 8:22 a.m.

The Portland Association of Teachers has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against Portland Public Schools on behalf of substitute teachers.

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Oversight Group Tells Portland To Slow Decision On Water Treatment Plant

OPB | July 26, 2017 8 a.m. | Portland

A key watchdog group that monitors spending at the Portland Water Bureau said it will ask the City Council to slow its decision on a pricey new water treatment facility.

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Blazers Send Allen Crabbe To Nets For Andrew Nicholson

AP | July 26, 2017 7:14 a.m. | Portland

The deal, first reported by ESPN, comes a year after the Nets offered Crabbe a four-year, $75 million deal as a restricted free agent. The Trail Blazers matched that offer.

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Portland City Councilor Nick Fish To Seek Re-election

Pamplin Media Group | July 25, 2017 7:42 a.m. | Portland

Fish, who is in charge of the Portland Water Bureau and Bureau of Environmental Services, told the Portland Tribune editorial board last week that he is working on a wide range of issues.

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2 Portland Police Chief Candidate Finalists Identified

OPB | July 24, 2017 5:33 p.m.

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is meeting with four police chief finalists this week. The finalists include current chief Mike Marshman and an assistant chief of police from Pittsburgh.

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City To Spend $5 Million On Portland Harbor Superfund Site

Pamplin Media Group | July 20, 2017 7:46 a.m. | Portland

It is not yet clear how much the city will ultimately pay for the project. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has estimated cleanup costs at $1.2 billion.

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Strike Possible As Contract Talks With Portland Teachers Get Underway

Pamplin Media Group | July 12, 2017 8:12 a.m. | Portland

Portland Public Schools teachers are preparing for a possible strike as contract talks with district administrators continue to deteriorate.

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Reimagining Portland's SW Corridor: What To Do With Barbur Boulevard?

Pamplin Media Group | July 12, 2017 7:59 a.m. | Portland

The final design of a Southwest Corridor light-rail line from Portland to Tigard is still many years away, but one of the key, early questions to be answered is what to do with Barbur Boulevard.

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News Roundtable | Portland Hate Crimes | Montavilla Homeless

OPB | July 7, 2017 noon

Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.

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Homeless Offer Their Wish List For Shelters

Portland Tribune | July 6, 2017 10:11 a.m.

Nonprofit planning homeless shelters in Portland using survey to gives users' input on design, rules, amenities.

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PPS Seeks Undo Of $1 Million Jury Award In Discrimination Case

Pamplin Media Group | July 5, 2017 11 a.m. | Portland

Portland Public Schools really doesn't want to pay $1 million in damages to two black maintenance workers who successfully sued the school district for racial discrimination in May.

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Travel Ban's Allowance For Student Visas Doesn't Reassure PSU

OPB | June 29, 2017 11:49 a.m. | Portland

Portland State University officials decry the possible effects on future students of President Trump's travel ban.