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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 $315,000 which is roughly $234/per square foot. More Portland information.

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27 min ago | OregonLive.com

Man dies in early morning Southeast Portland apartment fire

The fire was reported around 3 a.m. by another resident of the complex, at 2530 S.E. 125th Avenue.

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4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Reverend's BBQ: a work-in-progress in SE Portland

The big, sloppy and supremely beefy Good Reverend burger at Sellwood-Moreland's Reverend's BBQ.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

What Happens When City Contractors Clean Up Homeless Camps? Read the Reports.

For this week's paper, we took a closer look at what the "cleanup contractors" hired by the city to dismantle illegal campsites actually do.

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The Oregonian

Arrest made in fatal shooting outside SE Portland juice bar and strip club that lost liquor license

A 27-year-old man is accused of murder, attempted murder and assault in connection with Saturday's fatal shooting outside Soobie's Bar & Grill Strip Club.

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The Oregonian

North Portland's Mextiza restaurant closing July 31

Mextiza , the North Portland restaurant from chef Oswaldo Bibiano , will close at the end of July, according to a post on the restaurant's Facebook page.

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Willamette Week

Novick to PBOT: "We Shall Fight in the Streets"

ROAD WARRIOR: "I'm confronted with situations," says City Commissioner Steve Novick , with Mayor Charlie Hales, "where compromising my values that I've always held dear seems more necessary than I would have hoped."

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Business Journal

Airport Way corridor set to add massive distribution center

The 28 acres of pre-approved development land at Northeast 166th Avenue and Northeast Cameron Boulevard was sold by Three Oaks Development for over $7 million.

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KGW-TV Portland

Arrest in deadly Portland gang shooting that left 4 wounded

Police arrested a 27-year-old man late Wednesday night in connection with a July 5 gang shooting that left one dead and four wounded.

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OregonLive.com

Sandcastle contest returning to downtown Portland: Sand in the City 2014

Sandcastle building is typically reserved for coastal vacations, a moment to be creative with sand on some long stretch of beach.

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The Oregonian

Ferns, cliffs, "a beautiful tiara" of stonework await on guided tour up Portland's Rocky Butte Thursday

The walk begins in forest where leaves and ferns and moss glow so richly that the air itself seems tinged with green.

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The Pordland Mercury

Summer Nights

Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop Cerf Amphitheater at Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, readings Sun July 13-Sat July 19, 8 pm, $5, tinhouse.com/writers-workshop for schedule UNDER THE RADAR of most Portlanders, local publisher Tin House has quietly been spending its summers building one of the most respected writing workshops around.

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Examiner.com

Find Your Own Groove at the Mississippi Avenue Street Fair

Celebrate summer this Saturday, July 12, 2014 when N Mississippi Avenue in Portland turns into a family friendly free-for-all.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

69-year-old man suffering from dementia missing; Portland police seek public's help

Lawrence "Larry" Kersey, a 69-year-old standing 6-foot-1 and weighing 170 pounds, is missing, and Portland police are seeking the public's help in finding him.

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The Oregonian

Southeast Portland man arraigned on murder, arson accusations in 2013 garage fire death

A 51-year-old Southeast Portland man was arraigned Wednesday on murder and arson charges in the February 2011 death of Jeremy Purcell .

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The Skanner

Portland Ban the Box Campaign Could Remove Barriers to Housing and Jobs

PHOTO: The national "Ban the Box" campaign was started in 2003 by All of Us or None, a grassroots civil rights organizing initiative of formerly-incarcerated people and their families.

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OregonLive.com

Arrest of Jim Nebergall, owner of a Portland nuisance home, prompts questions, answers, comments

Multnomah County Circuit Judge Edward J. Jones made it clear that Nebergall will go back to jail if he doesn't keep convicted drug offenders out of his home at 9331 N. Bristol Ave. The judge emphasized that his order includes Nebergall's girlfriend, Penny Lavigne.

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KGW-TV Portland

Mayor: Gang violence a 'public health crisis' in Portland

Gang violence is on the rise in Portland this year, with the latest shooting injuring an innocent 5-year-old boy visiting his grandparents.

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Business Journal

10 Barrel Brewing's new Portland brewpub to bring scores of jobs

The company is planning to open its new location, a pub with brewing on site, at the corner of Northwest14th Avenue and Flanders Street.

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Bike Portland

Portland business lets you turn your bike into a rolling billboard

Here's an idea: a local business is setting out to sell ads attached to each side of local bike commuters' front wheels.

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OregonLive.com

Laurelhurst neighbors rally to save 100-year-old house; St. Johns nuisance home owner released from jail: North and NE Portland news roundup

Some Laurelhurst neighbors have created a campaign to save the 100-year-old home that might be demolished.

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