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Portland Police Union Urges Mayor To Keep Mike Marshman As Chief

Portland Tribune | April 27, 2017 3:27 p.m. | Portland

The union representing rank-and-file Portland police is calling on Mayor Ted Wheeler to keep Chief Mike Marshman.

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Portland Police Ask Homeowners, Businesses To Register Surveillance Cameras

OPB | April 27, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Portland

The Portland Police Bureau is asking homeowners and businesses with security cameras to register them — so cops can quickly investigate crimes.

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Washington State Study To Examine High-Speed Rail Options

The Columbian | April 27, 2017 8:35 a.m.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee hopes to someday connect the northwest by a train traveling at speeds faster than 250 mph between Vancouver, B.C., and Portland.

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Board Members Resign From Oregon Shelter That Declined Gay Men's Chorus Donation

OPB | April 26, 2017 1:48 p.m.

Three board members have resigned from a Josephine County youth shelter that became involved in a controversy over a charitable donation earlier this month.

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Climate Activists Tell PGE: Don’t Even Think About New Natural Gas Plants

OPB/EarthFix | April 26, 2017 1:02 p.m. | Portland

Environmental groups gathered outside the Portland General Electric headquarters in Portland Wednesday to protest the utility’s effort to permit two new natural gas power plants.

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Damian Lillard's March Surge And 'Nurkic Fever' High Points In Blazers' Season

AP | April 26, 2017 9:23 a.m. | Portland

Expectations were higher for the Trail Blazers this season after they surprisingly advanced to the second round of the playoffs last year. But the NBA's youngest roster didn't appear to have the same cohesiveness or consistency as they had last season. 

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This Winter Was Historically Wet In Seattle, Portland

AP | April 26, 2017 7:01 a.m. | Seattle

Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record.

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Portland 82nd Avenue Rose Parade Canceled Over Counterprotest Threat

Portland Tribune | April 25, 2017 5:39 p.m. | Portland

The annual 82nd Avenue Rose Parade and Carnival scheduled for Saturday have been canceled of threats against the Multnomah County Republican Party, a longtime participant in the parade.

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Warriors Advance With 4-Game Sweep Of The Trail Blazers

AP | April 25, 2017 6:40 a.m. | Portland

Stephen Curry scored 37 points and Golden State beat the Blazers 128-103 on Monday night to advance to the conference semifinals. The Warriors will face the winner of the series between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers, which is tied at 2.

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Portland Police Investigate Reports Of Hateful Graffiti

AP | April 24, 2017 8:09 a.m. | Portland

Detectives with the Portland Police Department's bias crime unit are investigating after someone painted graffiti at a church and school.

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Jusuf Nurkic Out For Blazers In Game 4 Vs. Warriors

AP | April 24, 2017 7:08 a.m. | Portland

Jusuf Nurkic won't play for the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.

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Nagbe, Timbers Beat Whitecaps 2-1

AP | April 23, 2017 8:25 a.m. | Portland

Darlington Nagbe scored a spectacular goal and Darren Mattocks added his first of the season as the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.

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Warriors Take 3-0 Series Lead Over Blazers With 119-113 Win In Portland

AP | April 23, 2017 7:27 a.m. | Portland

Playing without both Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr, the Warriors came back Saturday night from a first-half 17-point deficit. Golden State can clinch the series with a win Monday night in Game 4 at the Moda Center.

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Portland Animator Rose Bond Changes Where Animation Lives

OPB | April 21, 2017 1:38 p.m. | Portland

Rose Bond calls herself an animator and media artist and says she includes “a lot of social practice, a lot of public involvement” in every piece she creates.

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Animator Joan Gratz Embraces Technology To Create Her Newest Films

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

Joan Gratz has worked in Portland’s animation scene since its earliest days.

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Grants Pass Youth Shelter Declines Donation From Portland Gay Men's Chorus

Grants Pass | April 20, 2017 4:15 p.m.

Hearts With A Mission, which operates the only youth shelter in Josephine County, stands by its decision to turn down a donation of nearly $3,000 raised during a charity concert in Grants Pass by the Portland Gay Men's Chorus.

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The Portland DIY Clay Experiment That Changed Animation Forever

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

In a few short months, two Portland animators' film went from being rejected by the Northwest Film Festival to winning the Oscar for best short animated film, kicking off Oregon's animation scene in the process.

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Warriors Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Blazers

AP | April 20, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Oakland, California

The Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-81 in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday night as Kevin Durant sat out injured.

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Portland Animator Explores A Changing Portland With 2 Local Icons

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

The engine of gentrification fueled by Portland’s recent transplants was starting to hum by the time Jerold Howard returned. That's inspired his latest film.

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Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic Out For Game 2, Warriors' Durant Questionable

AP | April 19, 2017 7:04 a.m. | Oakland, California

Durant missed Golden State's practice Tuesday because of a strained left calf and was listed as questionable for Wednesday's Game 2 against Portland, which will be playing without injured center Jusuf Nurkic.