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  1. February Community Discussions on Race and PolicingRead the original story

    Yesterday | IndyMedia

    A series of free, facilitated conversations on race and policing will be happening in Portland in the month of February at Multnomah County Libraries. Portland has a long history of antagonism between police and communities of color, including the deaths of unarmed black men and women -- Kendra James, Aaron Campbell, James Jahar Perez and Lloyd D. Stevenson, among others -- at the hands of the police.

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  2. February 8 Youth and Young Adult CALL2ACTION Against Police Brutality and RacismRead the original story

    Yesterday | IndyMedia

    ... country of police brutality and racism, the Multnomah Youth Commission (the official youth policy body of Multnomah County and the City of Portland) is hosting a Call to Action event on Sunday, February 8, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Rosewood ...

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  3. February Community Discussions on Race and PolicingRead the original story

    Saturday | IndyMedia

    A series of free, facilitated conversations on race and policing will be happening in Portland in the month of February at Multnomah County Libraries. Portland has a long history of antagonism between police and communities of color, including the deaths of unarmed black men and women -- Kendra James, Aaron Campbell, James Jahar Perez and Lloyd D. Stevenson, among others -- at the hands of the police.

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  4. Scott Kveton, Portland tech entrepreneur, says he's going into the pot businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Oregonian

    ... the drug last fall gives the state an opportunity to get a jump on the resulting business opportunities. A Multnomah County grand jury later declined to indict him . The former girlfriend has brought a civil suit against Kveton, seeking $3.3 million ...

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  5. Serial shoplifter earns 21st conviction, but avoids prison with 'last chance' drug treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    ... theft and forgery, stretching back more than 25 years. Above are two of his jail booking photos in 2014. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office) One evening last November, 59-year-old Donnell Lee Mitchell walked out of a Northeast Portland Grocery ...

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  6. What is affordable housing in the Portland area?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    ... real estate platform. Others peg it at between $300,000 and $320,000. The median gross household income in Multnomah County is about $54,000, in Clackamas County about $67,000, in Washington County about $63,000, according to American Community ...

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  7. Woman who attacked nurse gets probation; victims' supporters fill courtroom in show of solidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oregonian

    Dozens of nurses filled a Multnomah County courtroom Friday afternoon to watch the sentencing of a woman who hurt one of their own. Sierra McDonald, 25, was given five years probation for assaulting a nurse -- breaking her arm "like a chicken wing" -- and harassing a doctor.

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  8. Two former Kmart employees accused of creating nearly 4,000 fake 'Shop Your Way' accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oregonian

    ... Your Way'' accounts using fake identities between November and December, and collaborated with others, Multnomah County deputy district attorney Ryan Lufkin wrote in a probable cause affidavit filed in court Friday. Aguilar-Govea was arraigned in ...

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  9. As the OLCC Seriously Takes Up Legal Pot, There Are So Many QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... - LITERALLY RIGHT NOW - you can grow four plants in your house and not fear repercussions if you live in Multnomah County). There is proposed legislation about how far pot businesses need to be from schools , and a bill, likely to be controversial, ...

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  10. Charlie Hales calls for $15 minimum wage, 1,000 tiny houses: Portland's State of the City speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | OregonLive.com

    ... a potential $5,0000 tax credit to encourage businesses to hire ex-offenders, and a partnership with Multnomah County to house all homeless veterans in the city by Veterans Day (November 2015). He also threw his support behind the effort by Rob ...

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  11. Multnomah County releases conceptual drawings for new downtown courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Oregonian

    The drawings show L-shaped buildings at both locations: the preferred site at the west end of the Hawthorne Bridge and a surface lot in between the KOIN Center and the Marriott Hotel. For the preferred location, the public entrance faces Southwest Madison Avenue, and a secure sally port for prisoner transport could be located at the corner of Jefferson Street and Naito Parkway.

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  12. Watchdogs to the rescue - Sunday, 01 February 2015 00:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... Cat Out Sanctuary. Stella was picked up along Southeast 60th Avenue in Portland and put in a kennel at the Multnomah County Animal Services shelter Oct. 29, where various attempts to assess her over a month were met with visible shaking, growling ...

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  13. Sierra Nevada red fox, one of fewer than 50 alive, caught on camera: Oregon environment newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... camera and "hair snares" in hopes of detecting more of the animals and analyzing their DNA. Portland and Multnomah County are home to some of the most enthusiastic urban chicken owners in the land, and Multnomah County's leaders want to make sure ...

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  14. Woody, the abused beagle, is recovering at Multnomah County Animal ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | OregonLive.com

    Woody, a 10 year old beagle mix has found a temporary home at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter after being taken into protective custody in November. William Powell, 49, was arrested January 29, 2015, on an assortment of animal abuse charges relating to his care for Woody.

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  15. Summer shooting in Portland leads to arrest of 21-year-old on attempted murder allegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Oregonian

    ... seeing the gunman running away, smiling and laughing, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court . Portland Gang Det. Todd Gradwahl found Davis-Pinney was associated with the car seen leaving the scene of the ...

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  16. Stella is another success story in the dog-rescue annals - Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... Odd Cat Out Sanctuary. Stella was picked up along Southeast 60th in Portland and put in a kennel at the Multnomah County Animal Services shelter Oct. 29, where various attempts to assess her over a month were met with visible shaking, growling and ...

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  17. Two arrested in connection to heroin overdose death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... and Vice Division said. Arturo Pineda-Chavez, 41, and Dimas Laso-Barrajona, 36, were both booked into the Multnomah County Jail on heroin possession and distribution charges. Investigators looking into two overdoses on January 9 found evidence that ...

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  18. Portland's Camping Ban is Effectively Suspended Until February 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... to capture a snapshot of the numbers, characteristics, and needs of people experiencing homelessness in Multnomah County. This is an additional reminder that the next biannual Homeless Street Count is scheduled for the week of January 28-February 3, ...

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  19. Group hopes to ban older diesel trucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Portland Tribune

    ... attacks and other health maladies. Federal data crunched by the Clean Air Task Force in Boston shows that Multnomah County has the fourth-highest level of diesel soot of all U.S. counties - more than in Los Angeles County, Peveto notes. Oregon has ...

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  20. Portland man pleads not guilty to animal abuse charges of trying to kill Woody the beagleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | OregonLive.com

    A Portland man pleaded not guilty Thursday morning on seven charges of animal abuse and neglect stemming from the mistreatment of a small beagle. Deputies arrested 49-year-old William Powell Wednesday after a joint investigation involving the Multnomah County Sheriff's Offic e and animal services, according to a news release issued Thursday.

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