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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 $233/per square foot. More Portland information.

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11 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Hip-Hop Theatre Production Dreamscape to Make Portland Premiere at la Luna Nueva 2014, 9/19-20

Milagro's theatre annual multidisciplinary festival La Luna Nueva is proud to present the powerful hip-hop theatre production Dreamscape.

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3 hrs ago | MarketWatch

5 reasons to flee the U.S. for Canada

Canada has the world's best reputation internationally as a place to do business and live for the third consecutive year, according to the latest annual survey of more than 27,000 people around the world by the Reputation Institute, an international corporate advisory firm.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

SFGate

Judge OKs Portland police use-of-force reforms

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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OregonLive.com

Former Portland man pleads guilty to selling restricted military-grade weapons parts to international buyers

A former U.S. Army captain who sold military-grade weapons parts on the Internet from his Portland home pleaded guilty Friday to violating federal law prohibiting the sale of restricted items without a license.

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The Oregonian

Where to find Portland's Russo-Soviet restaurants

As I noted in today's review of Kachka, the four-month-old Southeast Portland Soviet restaurant, there are glimmers that Portland -- a town that, until recently, didn't know a blintz from a bialy -- could soon be known as a hotbed for Russian food.

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The Oregonian

Naming Portland's everyday houses: From bungalow to 'Minimal-traditional'

Portland is known for its distinctive neighborhoods and substantial housing but it's not easy to categorize or even name most of the city's 150,000 houses.

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OregonLive.com

Group regularly swims across Willamette River; girls treatment center closes: SE and SW Portland news

Check back later today for an update on the condition of three tamarin monkeys at the Oregon Zoo that survived when six of their family members mysteriously died at the end of May. Also, watch for a story this morning about the Buckman neighborhood's perspective on the impending sale of St. Francis Park .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

In this Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Miley Cyrus, left, stands with Jesse Helt holding her award at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.

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Willamette Week

A Farewell to Tiga

Next Saturday, on September 6, a little bar called Tiga will close after eight years.

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KATU-TV Portland

Police: Man believed to be overdosing on heroin rams WSP car in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore A man overdosing on heroin rammed the stolen Ford Mustang he was driving into a police car early Thursday morning in NE Portland, police said.

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Business Journal

New grocer primed to step in for Trader Joe's at contentious NE Portland site

A Natural Grocers also anchors the Hazel Dell Square project, in Vancouver. The store will serve as the main tenant in the contentious MLK/Alberta project in Northeast Portland.

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The Skanner

Road Users Should Pay for Portland's Street Repairs

PHOTO: Portland's 82nd Avenue is part of the State of Oregon's transportation system.

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Business Journal

Goodwill seeks $2.5M for North Portland locale

The 10,720-square-foot property, at 3134 N. Lombard St., is listed for $2.5 million with real estate firm Kidder Mathews .

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OregonLive.com

Portland Fred Meyer Stores To Host Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Dental Van

The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Dental Van will be on hand at several local Fred Meyer stores over Labor Day weekend to provide free children's dental health education and screenings.

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Portland Tribune

New brownfield map pinpoints opportunities

The city's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has just updated its inventory maps of every brownfield site in the city - all 910 acres of those that had been used for commercial or industrial use dating back to the 1930s.

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OregonLive.com

Portland street fee: City unveils potential six-year wish list for safety projects topping $109 million

Traffic on Powell Boulevard, seen here in November. Sections of the road are dangerous, with few sidewalks or crossings in many places of east Portland Portland transportation officials continue to run the gauntlet of committee meetings as the summer of the street fee rapidly comes to a close for City Hall leaders.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Oregonian

Discarded cigarette sparks fire at NE Portland counseling center

Fire crews responded to the fire, located in the 1500 block of Northeast Weidler Street , at 5:47 p.m. When crews arrived they saw large hedges on fire, and the fire was extending into the building, said Lt.

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OregonLive.com

North America's largest drydock set afloat in North Portland

A $40 million floating drydock called Vigorous was set afloat Wednesday north of the St. Johns Bridge after being carried across the Pacific Ocean by the world's largest heavy-lift ship.

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OregonLive.com

Portland bike fitness studio uses power meters to improve fitness

The first five minutes are OK. The second five minutes are iffy. The third five minutes get ugly and the last five minutes -- I don't want to scare you.

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Willamette Week

Dime Store

There was much to love about Leo's Non-Smoking Coffee Shop. You grabbed one of the teal vinyl stools, and a complimentary copy of the day's Oregonian appeared.

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