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  1. Region's first bus rapid transit line moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Only a few decisions remain to be made about the exact route of the region's first bus rapid transit line being proposed between Portland and Gresham. 'It's encouraging that we continue to move forward to improve transit service to this high-ridership corridor that provides so many important connections to jobs, education and other community services,' says TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane, a member of the steering committee appointed by Metro that is helping to shape the project.

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  2. Jitneys, Uber and deja vuRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    As Uber tries to bully its way into Portland's heavily regulated taxi market, the $40 billion juggernaut and its fans portray it as the wave of the future. That may be, but in many respects Uber is more like a blast from the past - eerily similar to the jitneys that trolled Portland streets a century ago.

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  3. Bits & Pieces: Watch for themRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    The popular NBC series 'Grimm' has brought out the best in Portland in many ways, and we're not talking about the grisly looking creatures - wesen - walking around disguised as people. The production company that puts on 'Grimm,' Hazy Mills, has tried to incorporate Portland businesses and products.

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  4. Readers' Letters: Police body cameras will help everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Carol McCarthy, I really like your question: Are we paying the planners to manage growth, or to promote it? . While I live in downtown Portland where I expect construction noise and welcome at least some of the growth, I also would like planners to do a better job of managing for that growth.

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  5. Teenager stabbed at New Columbia Apartments in North PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Portland Tribune

    According to police, at 8:46 p.m. on March 28, North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the 8900 block of North Newman Avenue on the report of a stabbing. When officers and medical personnel arrived, they located the 17-year-old male victim who was suffering from a stab wound.

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  6. 'Dear Stranger' wants letters from youRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon Humanities wants people to write letters in April to someone they've never met as part of "Dear Stranger," a letter-exchange project in its second year. There are three rounds of Dear Stranger each year, one for each issue of Oregon Humanities magazine.

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  7. Passersby foil attempted child abduction in NW PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    The 2-year-old boy was not injured, mostly because several bystanders came to the mother's aid when the man attacked her and the child, police said. Matthew Lee Edwards, 23, will be arraigned Thursday, March 26, on a first-degree attempted kidnapping charge.

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  8. City lauded for guiding growth; critics say honor is misguidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    Land-use matters always generate controversy in Portland, however, and at least one vocal neighborhood critic is challenging the honor, claiming the city is not listening to residents who have problems with the Comp Plan process. The state Land Conservation and Development Commission gave the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability a STAR Award for Citizen Involvement on March 12. The award recognizes organizations and individuals who have made exceptional efforts to actively promote and implement the values of the first of Oregon's land-use goals.

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  9. Nonprofit stews up meaty enterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    A group of students from Madison, Grant and Parkrose high schools gathered around half a hog on a table after school one recent Thursday. They spent the next two and a half hours learning about safe ways to handle and cook the meat, proper butchering techniques, and what 'socially responsible' means when it comes to meat - including the use of antibiotics, types of feed, how farmers treat the animals and how it's transported.

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  10. Bits & Pieces: Sasha and SilasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    Casting has been completed for an upcoming new play at Portland Center Stage, 'Three Days of Rain,' featuring Silas Weir Mitchell and Sasha Roiz from 'Grimm.' Another star will be film and television veteran Lisa Datz.

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  11. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    Iowa's folk singer-songwriter Pieta Brown is touring to support her new release, "Paradise Outlaw," which has gotten all kinds of good Americana press. Mark Knopfler, with whom she's collaborated, may have summed up her vocals when he said: "When Pieta sings you're aware of something natural, like rain on earth."

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  12. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    It's a funny Broadway musical from Triangle Productions about two 30-year-old single men, Chris O'Connell and Adam Lipschitz , who each wants to marry a Jewish girl, and they form a secret pact to get it done. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, March 26-April 4, 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, The Sanctuary at Sandy Plaza, 1785 N.E. Sandy Blvd., www.trianglepro.org/current-season/, $15-$35 Hungry Opera Machine, a company started by Vagabond Opera founder and artistic director Eric Stern, presents a new gypsy jazz opera about a diner cook who can only make tortillas.

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  13. My View: There are better sites for new courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Portland Tribune

    Forty-five years ago I began, at age 28, the fulfillment of my dream - to be a significant player in the rebirth of a new downtown Portland. That plan included new retail - Pioneer Place - light rail, more beauty, and more public use.

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  14. Attempted child abduction foiled in NW PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Portland Tribune

    According to police, Central Precinct officers were called at about 4:17 p.m. March 25 to Northwest 23rd Avenue and Lovejoy Street, where they found three adults arguing and a crying child with them. Officers were told that the incident was an attempted child abduction by a stranger.

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  15. Courtesy Metro - Artists rendering of the Headquarts Hotel that Metro ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Portland Tribune

    The saga of the Oregon Convention Center headquarters hotel moved back to Salem on Wednesday where the state Senate approved a bill to help get it built. The Legislature had previous approved $10 million in state lottery funds for the hotel that Metro wants across the street from the center it owns and operates.

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  16. April 4 memorial service set for Gretchen KafouryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Portland Tribune

    Flags are flying at half staff at Multnomah County this week in honor of former County Commissioner Gretchen Kafoury, who died March 13. A memorial service for Gretchen Kafoury will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 S.W. Park Ave. in Portland. Gretchen Kafoury was a former three-term legislator and working as the human services coordinator for the city of Portland when she was elected to the Multnomah County Board.

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  17. Smile, you're on a body cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Portland Tribune

    Portland and Multnomah County are moving slower than nearby law enforcement agencies to equip their police officers and sheriff's deputies with body cameras - a new technology being widely advocated as a way to help restore public trust after a series of controversial police killings last year. The City Council has set aside $834,619 to buy cameras and related equipment but, so far, nothing has been purchased.

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  18. Bits & Pieces: Let looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon Zoo-raised butterflies are expected to be fluttering and flying in central Washington after being released recently to help bolster the population. More than 500 Taylor's checkerspot larvae were roused from dormancy in February and transferred to rearing cups at the zoo's Imperiled Butterfly Conservation Lab.

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  19. Police kill burglary suspect in Southeast PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Portland Tribune

    The name of the officer was not immediately released, either. The officer has been placed on paid administrative leave while the shooting is investigated, which is standard procedure in deadly force incidents.

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  20. Police shoot burglary suspect in Southeast PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Portland Tribune

    According to police, at 5:26 p.m. on March 22, East Precinct officers recieved a call of a burglary in progress in the 2300 block of Southeast Sherman Street. Officer arrived and confronted a subject.

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