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  1. Heisman Trophy makes a stop at Oregon Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    The 2014 Heisman Trophy won by University of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will be displayed at the Oregon Historical Society Friday, June 5, through Sunday, June 7. A donation from Nike Inc. will pay admission costs for the weekend. The trophy will be on exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave.: Friday, June 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, June 7, noon to 3 p.m. 'We are delighted that the University of Oregon asked the Oregon Historical Society to be the venue to display the Heisman Trophy in Portland,' said Kerry Tymchuk, Oregon Historical Society executive director.

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  2. Incumbent Bob Barman easily wins re-election to LO school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Incumbent Bob Barman easily defeated challenger Ed Hutson on Tuesday in the race for Position 5 on the Lake Oswego School Board. Final unofficial returns showed Barman with 58.9 percent of the votes to 40.7 percent for Hutson, with all precincts reporting in Clackamas, Washington and Multnomah counties.

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  3. Housing plan in works for Native AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    After clearing a hurdle at the Portland Public Schools board last week, a unique housing project is on track to break ground this September. The Native American Youth and Family Center is launching Generations, a $22 million project that will turn the 3.5-acre Foster Elementary School site in Lents into a multigenerational Native American-focused housing complex with six classrooms, two day care rooms, a health center and a longhouse for gatherings.

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  4. Planner: If we can build it, they will comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Suburban communities need more infrastructure funding for balanced growth to occur in the region, says respected local planner John Fregonese. Speaking at a Thursday luncheon hosted by the Home Builders Association of Portland, Fregonese said he agrees with Metro's assumptions that a disproportionate percentage of future growth will consist of new apartments in the city of Portland.

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  5. AFL-CIO boss Trumka visits PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    The focus was all on secrecy and 'back room' deals as Richard Trumka came to Portland Monday. The boss of the largest U.S. trade union federation slammed President Obama for pushing fast-track on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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  6. Compromise in the works for ridesharing companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Oregon lawmakers have advanced a tentative compromise aimed at resolving a conflict between taxicab companies and services such as Uber and Lyft, which connect people with rides in private cars through apps. The compromise, endorsed Monday by the House Rules Committee, would impose insurance requirements on Uber and Lyft to cover private drivers while they are connected to those transportation networks.

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  7. Bits & Pieces: Goldman's winningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    Native Portlander Matthew Goldman, a 1989 Grant High grad, remembers attending primary school where teachers urged him to play Scrabble and Boggle, work crossword puzzles and word finds, and watch the Hangman-like game "Wheel of Fortune," because it all would help educate him. He watched "Wheel" in the early 1980s, and, with a puzzle in the category "place," he blurted out "Portland, Oregon" before any letters turned - and he happened to be correct.

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  8. The Short ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    BodyVox and Amphion String Quartet collaborate, with the chamber music of Elliott Smith, Samuel Barber and Edgar Meyer complementing the work by BodyVox artistic directors Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland. 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, May 21-June 6 , BodyVox Dance Center, 1201 N.W. 17th Ave., www.bodyvox.com It's the Funhouse Lounge's live stage parody of 1992 cult classic film 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' about a high school cheerleader with a job to do as the chosen one - battling bloodsuckers from the grave.

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  9. Everything's coming up rosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    The Rose Festival may be uniquely Portland, but the organizers want the annual celebration to continue to evolve to be uniquely metropolitan area. Now more than 100 years old and still going strong, the Rose Festival has always attracted folks from the suburban areas.

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  10. Firefighters deliver baby in car on SE Portland streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Portland Tribune

    A Portland couple's new baby girl was a little too anxious Monday morning, and firefighters delivered her in the family car on a Southeast Portland street. Firefighters were called at about 8 a.m. May 18 to Southeast 10th Avenue and Woodward Street, where they found the mother in labor.

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  11. Police shoot man who broke into home with a knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Portland Tribune

    He is identified as Michael Shawn Harrison, 47. He remains in a Portland hospital in critical condition on a police hold with several gunshot wounds as well as several serious self-inflicted cuts to his arms and abdomen. Police say Harrison is expected to survive his injuries.

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  12. Police investigating three shooting incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Portland Tribune

    In the first incident, a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office sergeant reported hearing gunfire in the area of the sheriff's office at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Glisan Street at 10:28 a.m. Saturday. Additional callers reported hearing the gunshots near Northeast 127th and Burnside.

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  13. Bits & Pieces: PCC guestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Portland Tribune

    Portland Community College will feature internationally recognized art historian, curator, artist and educator Leslie King-Hammond for its 2015 Portland Women in Art lecture series, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Performing Arts Center on the Sylvania Campus, 12000 S.W. 49th Ave. Her presentation, 'An Odyssey of Opportunities: My Life in the Art World,' will address her multifaceted career, with roots that stretch back to her childhood in New York City, where she first discovered her love of archaeology and art. Through her research, writing and curatorial endeavors, she has brought many historical and contemporary African-American artists into the canon of American art.

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  14. Officials take a ride on new Orange Line trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Portland Tribune

    TriMet invited nearly 400 dignitaries, project partners and media representatives Friday to experience the first passenger-carrying end-to-end full-speed ride on the new 7.3-mile Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project from downtown Portland to Milwaukie. The Orange line is expected to open to the public on September 12, following the completion of construction, testing and training of rail operators.

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  15. Sources Say: At City Hall, Fish and Novick play Abbott andaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Portland Tribune

    Commissioner Steve Novick took the opportunity to crack wise after Commissioner Nick Fish announced the appointment of Michael Jordan to head the Bureau of Environmental Services on Friday. office sent out an email urging Fish to appoint retired NBA player Scottie Pippen to replace David Shaff, who is retiring as head of the Water Bureau.

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  16. Metro dives into affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Portland Tribune

    Controlling rents. Eliminating no-cause evictions. Limiting apartment-to-condominium conversions.

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  17. Enter stage rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Portland Tribune

    The men who play the friendly, crimefighting Wesen and the conflicted, macho police captain from Portland-set "Grimm" will perform for Portland Center Stage in "Three Days of Rain." And, once on stage, they promise you'll quickly forget the characters they play in the NBC fantastical mystery crime drama based on "Grimms' Fairy Tales."

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  18. SE Portland apartment fire leads to arson chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Portland Tribune

    A 55-year-old Southeast Portland man has been charged with arson in connection with a mid-April fire that damaged an apartment on Southeast 122nd Avenue. Kenneth R. Binder was indicted Monday, May 11, on two counts of first-degree arson and one count of criminal mischief in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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  19. Rush hour slowdown planned to protest serious bike accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Portland Tribune

    A teacher and father at Cleveland High School is planning a Monday afternoon rally to protest the conditions at the Southeast Portland intersection where bicyclist Alistair Stephen Corkett, 22, had his leg severed in a crash with a pickup truck Sunday morning. The rally is set for 4 p.m. on Southeast 26th Avenue and Powell Boulevard, which protest organizer Dan Kaufman called a "particularly dangerous stretch of Highway 26 that runs in front of Cleveland High School , Powell Park, Hopworks Urban Brewery, Burgerville 25th & Powell, and many other shops and residences" on Facebook after reading about Corkett's incident.

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  20. Hales to present budget to City Council on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Portland Tribune

    The council will convene as the city Budget Committee to receive the proposal at the beginning of its weekly meeting. The proposal includes $49 million in additional General Fund revenue, the kind of dollars the council has the greatest discretion to spend.

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