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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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2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Live Music

Move over Sheryl Crow. Just like you did, Jaime Wyatt straddles the lines that cross the worlds of rock and folk in order to create intelligent pop.

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2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Parking app drives into city's garages

Next time you're planning on driving downtown and looking for a parking space where you know you won't get ripped off, you might want to first look at bestparking.com, says Ben Sann, founder of the website.

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2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Rebound Avenue

When Betre "Peter" Tesfu opened a new Ethiopian restaurant six years ago off Southeast Division Street and 50th Avenue, friends said he was crazy.

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4 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

Alice Sumida learns to dance through history - Thursday, 24 July 2014 07:00

Nearly everyone at Edgewood Downs retirement center in Garden Home makes a beeline for her at some point during the day, wishing her a happy birthday, or telling her how happy they are to know her.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Oregonian

Community coalition calls Portland's settlement with police Capt. Mark Kruger 'an insult'

The Rev. LeRoy Haynes, of the Albina Ministerial Alliance's Coalition for Justice and Police Reform, called Portland's settlement agreement with Portland police Capt.

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The Pordland Mercury

Man Witnesses Police Shooting, Expounds on Shrubbery

This week's Mercury takes a brief look at witness testimony in the June 12 police shooting that left a 23-year-old homeless man dead.

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OregonLive.com

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, Iowa man convicted of marijuana crimes, in Portland for pot to treat cancer

A skycap pushed Benton Mackenzie's wheelchair through the crowd of travelers at Portland International Airport, some glad to escape Portland on a rainy summer day and others just happy to be back home.

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OregonLive.com

Multnomah County seeks new courthouse site with room to grow

The 104-year-old Multnomah County Courthouse is set to be replaced by a bigger, safer, LEED gold certified building.

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Eater

Unfiltered: A Look at Either/Or's Serious Sellwood Charm Offensive

Welcome back to Unfiltered , the column by Emily McIntyre that explores the new, the old, and the futuristic in one of the most dynamic coffee scenes in the world.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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