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Portland, Oregon is located in Multnomah County. Zip codes in Portland, OR include 97240, 97230, and 97266. The median home price in Portland is $300,000 which is roughly $225/per square foot. More Portland information.

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6 min ago | KATU-TV Portland

Portland man describes facing alleged gunman in officer-involved shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. - David Bell's never thought his black lab Odin would turn out to be a hero when Odin started barking around 4 a.m. Wednesday..

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1 hr ago | Portland Tribune

The Short List

Theatre Vertigo puts on Mark Ravenhill's story about a highly successful artist who invites her friends to a reunion where a sudden accident changes everything.

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1 hr ago | Portland Tribune

Live Music

The Soul'd Out Music Festival got off to a great start last week with packed shows all over town, and this week's festival dates include the following shows: 1 7 : Ural Thomas is Portland's elder statesman of soul, having shared the stage with James Brown, Otis Redding and Stevie Wonder, as well as having graced the Harlem Apollo stage 44 times.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

World Magazine

Can a divided publishing house stand?

You can be gay and Christian: That's the message of a book due out next week from a publishing group known until now for its evangelical worldview.

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Portland Tribune

Neighbors organize to save Portland's only Paradox walnut tree

With a trunk 15 feet around, an ancient Paradox walnut tree stands tall on the corner of Southeast 50th Avenue and Mill Street.

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The Oregonian

Sherwood cop, bitten by department's former canine, sues dog vendor, Clackamas County for $1 million

Sherwood police have a fenced in area, behind the station, where Irma, the department's current canine, can take breaks during a shift.

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OregonLive.com

Tilikum Crossing: New Portland bridge named after Chinook word for 'people'

After sifting through nearly 9,500 public submissions, and mulling four finalists announced in January, TriMet on Wednesday morning announced that the name of the city's 12th Willamette River crossing would be named after the Chinook word for "people."

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OregonLive.com

Tilikum Crossing: Why TriMet chose to honor Native Americans with new Portland bridge name

In a poetic nod to the indigenous people whose canoes once rippled the Willamette River's waters, TriMet on Wednesday named Portland's 12th bridge Tilikum Crossing.

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The Oregonian

SW Portland police shooting: Wounded officer OK, but K-9 killed; 3 suspects in custody

A police investigation of a burglary at Blumenthal Uniform & Equipment store in Southwest Portland early Wednesday led to a police chase and ended in a crash and a shootout.

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Examiner.com

Body of missing K-9 has been found

According to KGW News, searchers in Portland, Ore., have found the body of a missing police canine who disappeared early Wednesday morning in the midst of gunfire between officers and a suspect.

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OregonLive.com

Southwest Portland shooting: Capitol Hill Elementary and Jackson Middle School bus routes delayed

Bus routes for Capitol Hill Elementary and Jackson Middle School are being delayed by an early morning shooting in Southwest Portland that injured an officer and killed a K-9 police dog.

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The Oregonian

New Portland bridge's Name Day; Medford bike-lane debris case; Volvo's inflatable baby seat: Commuting roundup

Here's a look at what's "out there" about traffic, transit and transportation in Oregon and around the globe : Portland police say Southwest Capitol Highway between Taylors Ferry Road and Multnomah Boulevard will be closed to traffic through Wednesday's morning commute as they investigate the shooting of an officer.

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The Oregonian

Brian Wilson names homelessness, infrastructure projects among priorities: Multnomah County District 1 election

Brian Wilson canvasses in Sellwood. Wilson, 46, is vying against Rep. Jules Bailey, D-Portland, for a seat on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners.

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Estacada News

Report: Officer shot in Southwest Portland

A Portland police officer was shot and injured early Wednesday morning in Southwest Portland, law enforcement sources have told KOIN News 6. A law enforcement source, who has been briefed on the situation, told KOIN 6 News the injured officer was transported to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.

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Bike Portland

Domino's Pizza now delivers by cargo trike in downtown Portland

Scott Kealer of Domino's Pizza on SW 4th Avenue with his shop's new vehicle. Cheap, fast and classy, cargo bikes and trikes have been in use for years from Old Town Pizza to Good Neighbor Pizzeria.

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Portland Tribune

Milwaukie bank vault goes to the dogs

Kim Freeman, an oncologist, and John Wooldridge, a surgeon, are merging their practices April 19 into a new comprehensive veterinary cancer and surgery clinic, at 10400 S.E. Main St., Milwaukie.

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OregonLive.com

William Frank Bitar and Associates purchase Lake Oswego retail...

William Frank Bitar and Associates has purchased a 5000 square foot retail building on 55,000 square feet of land from the D and I Partnership at 16444 S.W. Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego, for $1.9 Million.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Beach Connection

Oregon Eclipse Timelapse: Video of Blood Moon

If you were on the Oregon coast, unfortunately you missed it. But many parts of inland Oregon got a front row seat to the infamous Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse.

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OregonLive.com

Portland Japanese Garden expansion plans prompt traffic, parking, privacy fears among West Hills neighbors

Plans call for the 9.1-acre garden to add more than three acres to its footprint and add several new facilities, including a village house containing classroom space, a gallery and a gift store, plus a ticket house, a bonsai greenhouse and a tea cafe.

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The Oregonian

Portland police investigate SW Portland bank robbery

Sgt. Pete Simpson, a spokesman for the Portland Police Bureau , said officers were dispatched to the Bank of the West, 6521 Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway at 3:24 p.m. Bank employees said the suspect used the note to obtain an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen walking north out of the bank's parking lot.

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