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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 $318,000 which is roughly $228/per square foot. More Portland information.

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15 min ago | KATU-TV Portland

Is it a playground or a prison yard?

Is it a playground or a prison yard? Portland-area children are telling On Your Side Investigator Anna Canzano their experiences at recess and how they can't always count on the grown-ups to help: "I fall a lot ... people push me."

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Wine, even beer, to taste this Friday, April 25th, in Portland

"FRIDAY SIPS - Seamless & Themeless "Come join us to taste the 2 wines below along with whatever else that may be opened that have nothing in common except for their sheer pleasure factor.

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6 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Portland city employee accused of official misconduct arraigned in court

A Portland city employee accused of tipping off an unauthorized tow truck driver to 30 to 40 abandoned vehicles and getting thousands of dollars in cash kickbacks in return was arraigned in court Thursday on felony allegations.

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6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Crime Stoppers offers $1,000 for information on armed robbery at Northeast Portland Cricket Wireless store

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the man who robbed a Cricket Wireless store at gunpoint in Northeast Portland earlier this month.

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6 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

Portland metro among nation's worst commutes

Portland is the 28th-largest city in the country, but we have the 13th-worst traffic according to INRIX , which keeps the traffic score.

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8 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Good reason to sing

Kaiya Pelletier knows what it's like to be homeless - and how good it feels to find a passion in life.

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8 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Longtime educator retires from Lewis & Clark

For 41 years, Vern Jones has molded young minds at Lewis and Clark College. But when classes end this spring, so will his teaching career.

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11 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Sniff Dog Hotel in Northwest Portland will unveil expansion with public party Thursday

Sniff Dog Hotel will unveil and celebrate a 10,000 square foot expansion and new amenities with a free public party from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the upscale dog boarding facility at 1828 N.W. Raleigh St. Guests can enjoy live music; a photo booth; and hosted beer, wine and appetizers while touring the new space and features that include a rooftop ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Oregon drug deaths: More people dying from meth use, cocaine-related deaths at a low

Drug-related deaths in Oregon , from 2003 to 2013, according to the state medical examiner's office.

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17 hrs ago | Switched

Portland's Cathedral Park Is The Perfect Place To Soak Up Spring

It's springtime and that means everyone's looking for a little green space to soak up some much-needed sun.

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20 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Bread & Brew: Chow down to fight hunger

Every year, I recommend Taste of the Nation as one of your best opportunities to get an overview of Portland's dining scene - and stuff yourself dizzy in the process.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Portland Tribune

Lilly Ledbetter: Equal pay is a 'family issue'

When Lilly Ledbetter takes the stage in Portland Thursday and Friday, her message will be simple: equal pay isn't just an issue for today's working women, it's an issue that will affect their earning power in the future.

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The Oregonian

Neighborhood memorial to wounded Portland police officer and his deceased canine partner Mick grows

Residents along Southwest Lobelia Street, who were awakened a week ago by a crash, gunshots and responding police car sirens, have signed a letter of thanks to wounded Portland police Officer Jeffrey Dorn and his deceased police dog partner Mick.

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OregonLive.com

Portland city employee arrested, accused of funneling abandoned cars to alleged chop shop

A Portland city employee was arrested Wednesday and booked into the downtown Portland jail, accused of abusing her position in the city's abandoned auto division to funnel abandoned cars to a North Portland car-crushing business under investigation.

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OregonLive.com

Portland's Mt. Tabor urination saga continues as 38 million gallons are moved but not yet flushed

More than an hour into a community budget hearing at David Douglas High School in East Portland Tuesday night, Commissioner Nick Fish responded to a neighbor's question about Mt.

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Willamette Week

The Rise and Fall of Portland's Boy Mayor

BUSINESS AS USUAL: A still from the 1914 silent film The Boy Mayor, starring members of Portland's child government.

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KBND-AM Bend

Man Accused Of 1995 Murder In Southeast Portland

A man is in custody after being accused of a murder that happened 18 years ago. Forty-eight-year-old Danny Conner is being charged in the murder of 24-year-old Darren Ezell.

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KATU-TV Portland

Portland to get funds for crosswalk beacons at dangerous intersections

PORTLAND, Ore. Two Oregon state representatives said Tuesday they've secured almost $2 million for flashing beacons to improve pedestrian safety at 18 of east Portland's most dangerous intersections.

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KATU-TV Portland

Man robs downtown Portland ice cream shop with syringe

Police want to find the man who robbed a downtown ice cream store with a syringe, claiming it was contaminated with the AIDS virus.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Flooding fiasco leaves Portland family in lurch

A Portland couple feels left in the lurch by their landlord after they say he was reluctant to repair their apartment following a flooding fiasco, which made the apartment unlivable.

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