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  1. (Image is Clickable Link) Mark & Dave - KPAM AM860 - Weekdays 3-6pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    According to Fortune magazine, a high-ranking Nike executive quit his job and left Portland because he thought the Rose City was a 'boring backwater hick-town with no social scene.' Geez, so not everyone thinks food carts and the tram are cool? Guess what? The Portland City Council has decided to postpone a street fee vote until sometime after the first of the year.

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  2. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    OK, this show is gonna be fun with a capital ... oh heck, it's gonna be all caps FUN! The Muffs, fronted by the indomitable Kim Shattuck, bring the punk rock sounds of Southern California our way. Shattuck was fired by The Pixies , thus giving her maximum cred with every indie and alt rocker on Earth.

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  3. Christmas Events ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    The orchestra plays J.S. Bach's 'Christmas Oratorio,' with more than 40 musicians and soloists taking part. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 147 N.W. 19th Ave., starting at $29 The orchestra and Choral Arts Ensemble present their holiday concert, featuring Handel's oratorio 'Judas Maccabaeus' and 'Messiah,' at metro-area churches.

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  4. Green BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    Oregon could levy a tax on fossil fuels that could enable the state to meet its 2020 goal of reducing carbon emissions - without significant job or economic losses - according to a new Portland State University study. "We've shown you that the economic effects are small relative to the broader economy," says Tom Potiowsky, a former state economist who directs PSU's Northwest Economic Research Center, which conducted the study.

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  5. Remarkable ReduxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    Braylin Soon dons her pink cowboy boots, her stuffed Kermit the Frog tucked under her arm, and can't help but wiggle as she talks about her part as a chorus member in this weekend's Northwest Youth Theatre's production of "Annie Jr." The energetic girl and her Hillsboro family have had a long, trying year. Seven months ago Braylin fell ill, and within a few weeks, she was lying in a hospital bed in Palo Alto, Calif., hooked up to all sorts of tubes and beeping machines, awaiting a liver transplant.

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  6. Underdog activist makes bid for PPS school board seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    Mike Rosen, a Portland Public Schools parent, watchdog and volunteer of 15 years, announced to the Tribune this week that he's running for the Portland School Board in May. His candidacy - plus up to three potentially new board members in other races - has the potential to bring a major power shift to the seven-member board. A new dynamic could significantly alter the culture of the board, as well as the policy and budget decisions the board makes for the next four years.

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  7. More apartments? That's not the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    Saying multifamily housing and apartments will take care of most of the needs of residents of the Portland metro area is ridiculous, and Metro is writing a narrative to fit its beliefs . Money and control is its concern .

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  8. Companies exposed public to asbestos fibers, DEQ saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Portland Tribune

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued two fines after a contractor hired an unlicensed asbestos abatement company for a Southeast Portland home project. DEQ, which concluded the project likely caused the release of asbestos fibers into the air, fined Classic Image Homes $9,529 for allowing VIP Construction to perform asbestos abatement at a home on 3431 S.E. Rex St. VIP, an unlicensed subcontractor, was fined $11,200 for doing the project without a license from DEQ.

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  9. Study shows economy's strengths and fault linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Portland Tribune

    "We can expect full employment by 2017," the economist John Tapogna, President of ECONorthwest, told the Portland Tribune. "Portland usually takes a deeper dive into recession and a steeper path out of it."

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  10. Rockwood seeks solutions to 'food desert'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Portland Tribune

    Tory Wolf spends a lot of time organizing her life around things that most people don't give a second thought. She does laundry and dishes only on Sundays to take advantage of cheaper electricity rates.

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  11. Protester hit by car gets ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Portland Tribune

    Police have ticketed a protester who was hit by a car in downtown Portland on Saturday that continued driving out of town. Police say the protester was standing in the street outside the crosswalk and the driver was too afraid of the large number of other protesters to stop.

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  12. Pedestrian accident disrupts MAX in Northeast PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Portland Tribune

    MAX train were disrupted Friday evening at the Parkrose/Sumner Transit Center in Northeast Portland because of a collision with a pedestrian. Shuttle buses were assigned to serve stations between the Gateway Transit Center and Portland International Airport.

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  13. Portland cop shooter, K-9 killer gets prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Portland Tribune

    The man who shot and wounded K9 police officer Jeff Dorn and killed Dorn's police dog, Mick, entered a guilty Friday and was sentenced to 30 years in prison. Paul Alan Ropp plead guilty on Dec. 12 to two counts of attempted aggravated murder with a firearm, four counts unlawful possession of destructive device and one count each of conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, first degree burglary, assaulting a law enforcement animal with a firearm, and attempted first-degree kidnapping.

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  14. Lake Oswego boy, 11, killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Portland Tribune

    Tragedy has touched Lake Oswego - an 11-year-old boy was killed and his mother was seriously injured when a tree fell on their vehicle and trapped them inside during Thursday evening's wind storm. Lake Oswego resident Susan Graham, 50, was driving with her son, Thomas William Graham, on Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard near Southwest Castelridge Lane in Portland just before 5:30 p.m. when a large tree fell on the vehicle and it veered into a standing tree, Portland police Sgt.

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  15. Police identify victims in storm related accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Portland Tribune

    The injured driver is Susan Graham, 50, of Southwest Portland. She remains at Oregon Health & Sciences University Hospital recovering from her injuries and is expected to survive.

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  16. Fallen tree hampers fatal accident responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Portland Tribune

    A tree that fell across a road in Southwest Portland during Thursday's storm hampered the response to a fatal automobile accident. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, at 5:28 p.m. on Dec. 11, firefighters were called to an accident near Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard and Castleridge Lane.

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  17. Sexton Mountain Elementary fifth-graders set shining exampleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Portland Tribune

    Claire Bartlett's fifth-graders took a writing assignment to a whole new level. She asked her class to write about something they had recently done for somebody else and how that affected them, why they did it and how they felt about it.

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  18. Red carpet rolls out at Cinema 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Portland Tribune

    Monday's red-carpet event and Portland premiere of the much-anticipated 'Wild' movie was a little bit of Hollywood, a lot of Portland. While the Cinema 21 premiere on busy Northwest 21st Avenue caused quite a spectacle, fans were oh-so-courteous and didn't disrupt traffic.

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  19. Southwest Corridor planners push back federal studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Portland Tribune

    Plans to build a new transit line from Portland to Tualatin are being pushed back a year-and-a-half for further study. At its meeting on Monday, the Southwest Corridor Plan Steering Committee - a group of mayors, county commissioners and representatives from TriMet, Metro and the Oregon Department of Transportation - voted to push back a federally mandated study of the project for more than a year so that it can narrow its focus to a single idea.

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  20. Eco friendly beer on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Portland Tribune

    In collaboration with Portland State University students and others, Portland's Migration Brewing is creating a new beer that requires lower carbon emissions to brew and produce. The beer, called Little Foot Red Ale, will be offered next month as part of a fundraising vehicle for the Oregon Environmental Council.

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