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  1. Ferguson protests turn chaotic in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Portland police used pepper spray and made several arrests as Ferguson protests spread across downtown and inner southeast parts of town Tuesday night. Motor vehicle, bus and light rail traffic was disrupted throughout the evening.

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  2. Hales calls for healing after non-indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Portland Tribune

    Portland police watchdog organizations called for a local protest at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the downtown Justice Center building. Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown after an encounter on Aug. 9. The shooting has taken on national symbolic significance, with widespread protest expected unless Wilson was charged with murder.

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  3. Woman reports being grabbed in Southeast PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Portland Tribune

    Police are investigating a report that two men grabbed a woman and tried to drag her onto a side street in Southeast Portland early Saturday. The woman, whose name was not released, was able to escape without injury.

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  4. Morrison Bridge closed Sunday because of deck panel problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Portland Tribune

    The Morrison Bridge is closed Sunday until as late as 7 p.m. for an inspection and maintenance work on the lift span deck. The Nov. 23 closure is related to problems with deck panels that were installed during a 2011 - 2012 renovation project.

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  5. Portland Police arrest 16-year-old in August shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Portland Tribune

    Portland Police have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with an August shooting outside a Northeast Portland bar. On Friday, Nov. 21, members of Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team arrested the boy at his home in the 2900 block of 92nd Avenue.

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  6. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Portland Tribune

    Funny man Adam Carolla will do his 'The Adam Carolla Podcast,' which receives more than 5 million downloads per month, from Portland. The details: 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., aladdin-theater.com, $40-$50.

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  7. 20 years later, Starlight still shinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Portland Tribune

    Tony Starlight, known outside of the spotlight as Brett Kucera, marks 20 years as director, writer, producer and performer of 'The Tony Starlight Show' in his new Southeast Portland location with a weekend of performances. An accomplished entertainer and businessman, Starlight will follow the evolution of his show over the past 20 years, picking out highlights and making fun of his gradual loss of hair.

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  8. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Portland Tribune

    If you've been lucky to catch Portland's Ages and Ages, you've been lucky enough to be lifted up - and we mean UP - by their infectious folk-pop-rock music, which combines choral attack, counter-melodies, acoustic guitars and glorious keys to bathe audiences in warmth and affirmation. What's especially good about Ages and Ages is they do it all without being cloying or sappy.

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  9. Tuesday winners and losersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Portland Tribune

    The Vikings are off to a 2-0 start. On Tuesday night at Stott Center, they beat Willamette 84-63 .

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  10. Acclaimed violinist Pitcairn plays with famed 'Red' pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Portland Tribune

    Elizabeth Pitcairn is coming to town with the famed Stradivarius on which the movie 'The Red Violin' was based. The violin is more than a half-century older than the United States itself and is shrouded in history and mystery.

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  11. Southwest neighbors want Comp Plan approval delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Portland Tribune

    Southwest Portland residents are continuing to push for a delay in the scheduled votes on the update of the Comprehensive Plan that will guide development in Portland for the next 20 years. The Planning and Sustainability Commission has held four hearings on the draft update, and will hold the first of several work sessions where public testimony will not be allowed on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Representatives of the Multnomah Neighborhood Association and others have repeated testified before the commission that the current schedule does not allow city residents to fully understand the update before it is adopted.

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  12. Activists seek more swimming holesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    When people look at the Willamette River, they might see a murky abyss, banked by large uninviting chunks of concrete. Willie Levenson sees a beach.

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  13. More bumps ahead on road to street feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    Some Portland business leaders and neighborhood activists already are calling for changes to the proposal unveiled Monday morning by Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick. The leader of at least one grassroots organization is asking its members to support the revised fee, however.

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  14. Airbnb may put new squeeze on rentersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    Most Airbnb hosts are ignoring new city permit requirements for offering short-term rentals in their homes, but Portland City Council is poised to plow ahead and legalize such rentals in apartments and condos as well. At the urging of Mayor Charlie Hales, city commissioners will take testimony next week on a proposal to permit short-term rentals in multifamily properties, if the tenant has the signed approval of the landlord, or a condo owner or tenant has the OK from their homeowners association.

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  15. Sources Say: In Oregon, being an incumbent is best politicalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    Oregon must have the best politicians in the country. In a year of election upsets from coast to coast, not a single federal or statewide incumbent in Oregon was defeated in the primary or general election.

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  16. Bits & Pieces: Forbes' big gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    China Forbes has earned acclaim as the singer for Pink Martini, since joining the group in 1995, but now she'll get to perform opera arias of which she's long dreamed. Forbes will perform with the Portland State University Orchestra at 7 p.m. Dec. 11, in a concert titled 'A Room with a View,' at the First Congregational Church, 1126 S.W. Park Ave. She'll be singing arias by Catalani, Puccini and Offenbach, with special guest Angela Niederloh-Hayward.

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  17. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    The final play of Profile Theatre's Sam Shepard season continues, as brothers examine their relationship and manage fraternal conflicts, the final of Shepard's 'family quintet' of plays and self-examination. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 23, Profile Theatre, 1515 S.W. Morrison St., www.profiletheatre.org, $30 Portland State's School of Theater and Film puts on its season-opening performance of Caryl Churchill's play, a pervasive study of violence that has seeped into inanimate objects.

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  18. Nu Shooz 'Can't Wait' to do pair of showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Portland Tribune

    In 1986, it was impossible to go anywhere as summer beckoned without hearing 'I Can't Wait' by Portland band Nu Shooz. Coupled with an uber-fun animated MTV video that highlighted Valerie Day, the group's lead singer and wife of guitarist John Smith, 'I Can't Wait' blasted out of car stereos and club systems and eventually spent 15 weeks in the Top 40. In the wake of their newfound fame, Nu Shooz, a popular nightclub act in Portland for years prior, shared the stage with a number of international stars of the day.

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  19. Winter winds impacting power, trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Portland Tribune

    The winter chill that blew in to the Portland metro Tuesday morning shows no signs of a let-up, and thousands of people are without power at this time. A female bicyclist suffered traumatic but not life-threatening injuries when a large tree fell onto the roadway and struck her and landed on an occupied vehicle around 4:00 p.m. She was taken to an area hospital.

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  20. City land plan update worries some neighborhood leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Portland Tribune

    Portland officials like to boast about the city's commitment to process, saying that residents are always provided many opportunities to weigh in on important decisions. The process to update the city's comprehensive land-use plan that determines where development occurs would seem to be perfect example.

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