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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 $329,000 which is roughly $238/per square foot. More Portland information.

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53 min ago | Business Journal

New Seasons unveils next Portland location

New Seasons CEO Wendy Collie won a Portland Business Journal 2014 Women of Influence Award.

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3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Hoyt Street Properties starts work on Pearl District condo tower, first since recession

In the housing market's glory days, would-be buyers would line up outside the sales office for an unfinished condo building, checkbooks in hand and angling for prime units.

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4 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

1 dead, 1 injured in Southeast Portland shootings

A man was found dead late Tuesday night by police responding to reports of a shooting at Southeast Harold Street and 57th Avenue.

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4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Play croquet with a sledgehammer and bowling ball at the Mondo Croquet World Championships in Portland

Mondo Croquet isn't entirely different from traditional croquet. You still knock balls through wickets on grassy lawns, but instead of small croquet balls you use bowling balls.

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4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

River huggers unite! The Big Float continues to push Portland to get into the Willamette

The organizers of The Big Float love the Willamette River. How much do they love it? Enough to throw it a parade, a party and a massive gathering on inner tubes, launched from a beach they recently created to encourage Portlanders to get in the water.

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6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Portland planners release video, let residents know they live in a growing and 'great American city'

A complex under construction on North Williams Avenue and North Mason Street could be the sign of what's to come for streets such as Lombard Avenue and Killingsworth Street, according to the city's draft comprehensive plan released this week.

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10 hrs ago | Willamette Week

KATU Looks at Traffic Injuries Near City Parks

As Portland officials continue searching for a way to fund crumbling streets and build missing sidewalks, the City Council is scheduled this week to send a tax measure to voters: a $68 million property-tax bond to fund repairs in city parks.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

OregonLive.com

Steven Smith Teamaker opening warehouse, retail space in SE Portland

Teamaker Tony Tellin demonstrates a tasting at Steven Smith Teamaker's original Northwest Portland location.

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The Oregonian

Immigration activists hold rally to 'welcome' children to Portland

Immigration activists held a demonstration in downtown Portland on Tuesday to welcome unaccompanied child immigrants rumored to be arriving in Portland within the next few weeks.

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The Oregonian

No charges for Milwaukie police who shot, killed man after he rammed patrol car

Police examine Travis Blake Utley's SUV after he was shot in an escalating confrontation with Milwaukie officers.

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The Oregonian

With boost from Portland Arts Tax collection drive, teachers' salaries now funded for next year

Portland's revenue bureau is at the end of the first wave of a collection drive for the Portland Arts Education and Access Fund, and the effort seems to be paying off.

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OregonLive.com

Slick roads, crashes causing morning commute nightmare in Portland and Vancouver

The first big rainfall after a dry, hot spell has created slick roads and a traffic nightmare for Tuesday morning commuters in the Portland area.

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KATU-TV Portland

Playing it safe: Dangerous streets around Portland's popular parks

At Lents Park in Southeast Portland, Zachary, 7, and his buddy Jaden, 6, don't have a care in the world.

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The Oregonian

A plea for more consideration about the way the United States uses weaponized drones

Is the United States thinking enough about the implications of the way it is using unmanned aerial vehicles -- drones -- to strike targets overseas? A recent report by a high-powered task force convened by the nonpartisan Stimson Center suggests that it is not.

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Portland Tribune

Freddys' story tied up nicely with a bow

Imagine this scenario: You are driving home from work. Halfway home you realize you have nothing for dinner.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

OregonLive.com

Streetcars to Johns Landing and decreased density in Eastmoreland -- Portland's future in a map?

Portland planners on Monday released a sneak peak of the city's future -- or one fun-to-play-with version of it, anyway.

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KGW-TV Portland

DUII suspect arrested for hitting two cyclists

A woman accused of hitting two bicyclists with her car and leaving the scene was arrested after a witness followed her.

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Bike Portland

City drops 84 bike parking spaces into East Portland parking lots

The city is piloting a process for East Portland businesses to request free bike corrals in exchange for dedicating space in their parking lots and maintaining the racks.

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The Oregonian

Oak Grove port-a-potty fire called arson; tips sought

Police and fire officials are investigating an intentionally set fire that burned a port-a-potty early Monday in the Oak Grove area south of Milwaukie.

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The Oregonian

Search and arrest warrants unsealed in case of Northeast Portland man accused of killing tenant

The day after Portland police were called to do a welfare check at the Northeast Portland home of Gary Alan Lewis on June 7, officers were checking a backyard shed when they heard what sounded like a "banging'' noise near a trailer on the property.

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