Multnomah County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Nonprofit puts faith in homeless helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Portland Tribune

    For three years, Rachel Henderson grappled with homelessness while raising her three young boys in Portland.

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  2. Sources Say: For once, it's not Portland's transit crisisRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Portland Tribune

    ... city spending already have emerged from the ongoing lawsuit over misspent water and sewer ratepayer money. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Stephen Bushong has declared the City Charter did not authorize the City Council to spend water funds on the ...

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  3. Morrison Bridge deck getting replaced -- again: Wednesday's Top 5 news roundupRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Oregonian

    A rundown of some of the top stories being produced in The Oregonian and OregonLive.com newsroom on Wednesday, July 2: A little more than two years ago, Multnomah County spent $4.2 million to replace the Morrison Bridge decking.

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  4. Morrison Bridge faulty decking: Multnomah County will spend $7.3 million to replace flapping panelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... the Morrison Bridge next year, as construction crews replace the Morrison Bridge's faulty lift span deck. Multnomah County officials on Wednesday announced plans to spend $7.3 million to tear up the slip-resistant polymer panels they spent $4.2 ...

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  5. SummerWorks: Why Youth Jobs are Crucial to Ending Cycles of Poverty and CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Skanner

    ... youth job training program. Smith has championed the program since she was elected to her first term as Multnomah County Commissioner. "I care about the future and as (former state Senator) Margaret Carter says, I want to get my social security ...

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  6. The Cracking, Loosening Deck of the Morrison Bridge is Beyond Repair, County SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Pordland Mercury

    A new polymer deck installed on the Morrison Bridge in 2011 and 2012 has proven so flawed since, that Multnomah County has elected to scrap the whole $4.2 million effort - and replace it for a far higher cost.

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  7. Portland police talk woman down from railing of I-84 overpassRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Oregonian

    ... for community members struggling from a mental health crisis and/or suicidal thoughts, police say. The Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center can be reached 24 hours a day at (503) 988-4888. If you or someone you know needs help with suicidal ...

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  8. Accused Portland bank robber says he learned how to commit a heist in prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... shortly after the Monday bank robbery at the U.S. Bank at 10220 S.E. Washington St. He was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center about 7 p.m. Monday. McDonald was ordered detained pending trial during a hearing in federal court Tuesday. ...

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  9. Ex-principal sentenced for possession of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | KGW-TV Portland

    ... sexual abuse, after twice having sexual relations with a 16-year-old boy. In 2011, he was convicted in Multnomah County of failure to register as a sex offender. In 2013, he was convicted in Multnomah County of attempted first degree sexual abuse in ...

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  10. Chemical Non-ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... near this stuff. What information can be gleaned from records requests is hard to parse. The state and Multnomah County have only just begun to comply with a law the rest of the country has been largely following for 28 years. And local emergency ...

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  11. When a house in your Portland neighborhood becomes a chronic nuisanceRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... In the meantime, here's advice from Portland's Office of Neighborhood Involvement , Portland police and the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office about what to do if you think you have a home on your block that has become a chronic nuisance: ...

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  12. Rockwood's Plaza del Sol spruced up for Rock the Block festival that starts FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... summer jobs program through STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere) , a national effort that Multnomah County Health Department is testing with young Portland and Gresham residents. "Their sense of what's valued and what's valuable is ...

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  13. Homeowners criticize Portland's proposed street feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... blackouts. Deborah Kafoury received an overwhelming number of votes in May's election, making her the new Multnomah County Chair. She joins host Steve Dunn on Sunday's "Your Voice, Your Vote" to discuss her goals for the county. U.S. Rep. Suzanne ...

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  14. 67 library systems gain access to contextual book recommendations...Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... Library, Greenwich Library, Johnson County Library, King County Library System, Lawrence Public Library, Multnomah County Library, New York Public Library, Oceanside Public Library, Olathe Public Library, Omaha Public Library, Peninsula Library ...

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  15. As Oregon Health Science University moves to arm its police, focus is not pulling the triggerRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    For years Greg Moawad helped review police officers' use of force for the Multnomah County District Attorney's office, including shootings.

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  16. A Place to GoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... 18 warnings for camping, made 50 referrals to homeless outreach organization JOIN, and called police and Multnomah County Animal Services on "a handful" of camps. "One such camp was contacted multiple times and resulted in rangers issuing five ...

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  17. A Measure of FaithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... grinding charity work done by Portland's religious institutions. That emphasis comes as the city and Multnomah County work to better commingle their own spending on homelessness and housing. Until recently, the county had assigned a staffer to work ...

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  18. Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attendRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Courier Mailer

    ... kittens up for adoption, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday. MCAS volunteer orientation: Learn how to volunteer at Multnomah County Animal Services during this one-hour session, 7-8 p.m. Friday at the shelter, 1700 W. Columbia River Highway in Troutdale. No ...

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  19. How much money does Portland Mayor Charlie Hales make?Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... beginning July 1. Portland's salary is also a far cry from the pay earned by some other elected officials. Multnomah County Chairwoman Deborah Kafoury is slated to earn $143,724 in the upcoming fiscal year; Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle earns more ...

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  20. The SprockettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Willamette Week

    ... on Northeast Alberta Street, where they first practiced. On Saturday, June 28, they'll appear at the Multnomah County Bike Fair, the event where they first performed in 2004. The group has a glam-punk style, favoring short shorts, leggings and the ...

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