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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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3 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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OregonLive.com

Progress Ridge neighbors rejoice as La Provence patisserie opens in Beaverton

A few hours after it opened, La Provence was bustling with customers eager to try the fare at the French restaurant.

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OregonLive.com

Portland superintendent may deserve raise, but 33 percent is outlandish: Editorial

Portland schools Superintendent Carole Smith earns $193,000. The Portland School Board is considering a raise that would bring her salary to $257,000.

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Portland Tribune

Portland to release draft Comp Plan

The city is set to release the draft of its comprehensive land-use plan update on Tuesday, complete with its own webpage that features goals, policies, proposed infrastructure projects and maps.

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OregonLive.com

Free Parent Meetings in NE Portland July 28-29 Hosted by Virtual School

Families Considering Switching Schools for Fall Can Attend Free Parent Meetings for State's Leading Online Public School -- Oregon Connections Academy Hosts Events in NE Portland July 28th & 29th-- More and more families are exploring virtual public school as they consider various schooling options over the summer months.

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Willamette Week

Mississippi Fried Catfish: The Best Bottom Feeder Out There

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.

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The Oregonian

Downtown Portland building was once home to a large department store: Portland history quiz

This downtown Portland building has had several business "lives". People over 50 likely remember visiting it to buy record albums.

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OregonLive.com

Cigarette sparks NW Portland apartment fire that injures one

One man was injured Monday morning after a fire broke out at the Yards apartment building in Northwest Portland, Portland Fire & Rescue said.

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OregonLive.com

Portland Center Stage's JAW Festival brings staged readings about D.B. Cooper and more

Renata Friedman and Amir Arison perform "Threesome" at the 2013 JAW Festival, a reading of news plays presented by Portland Center Stage.

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OregonLive.com

Portland youth paint street mural, plan library boxes and peace poles to counter violence

Antwoine Thomas, a local artist, helps kids from STRYVE design and paint street art at intersection of North Borthwick Avenue and Killingsworth Court.

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Christianity Today

To Keep Dreaming

At a recent gathering in Portland, Oregon, hundreds of local pastors cozied up in a packed church gym to hear grizzled evangelist Luis Palau share wisdom gleaned from a lifetime of gospel preaching.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Playwrights West Presents the World Premiere of the Sweatermakers, 8/8-30

Playwrights West in association with CoHo Productions presents The Sweatermakers, a world premiere drama by Andrew Ward enaar.

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The Oregonian

PDX Pop Now! 2014: Saturday shows Portlanda s range, from punk to hip-hop

On a weekend when online chatter was focused on Chicago's Pitchfork Festival , a festival driven by the critically adored likes of St. Vincent and Neutral Milk Hotel, PDX Pop Now! returned with a festival focused on community.

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