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Man Shot By Portland Police At Fred Meyer Starbucks IDed


Authorities have identified the 34-year-old man shot by four Portland Police officers Friday at a Northeast Portland coffee shop and grocery store.

Want A Straw For Your Drink In Portland? You'll Have To Ask.


Portland City Councilors on Wednesday approved an ordinance that implements a by-request-only policy for plasticware for dine-in, delivery and takeout orders starting in July 2019.

A Sense Of Control Can Help Students With Childhood Trauma


Kids who’ve been through trauma are more than twice as likely to drop out before finishing high school. What helps? Giving the student flexibility and a greater sense of control. 

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PPS' 2020 Bond May Change Direction On High Schools

Portland Public Schools is starting plans for a bond measure in 2020, and it might divert from the facilities plans set years ago, to prioritize renovations at all the high schools.

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Oregon Crab Season Delayed Again Until Start Of 2019

Oregon’s Dungeness crab fishery will not open until at least Dec. 31 after testing by state fishery managers revealed crabs are still too low in meat yield in some areas of the coast.

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Timbers Fall 2–0 To Atlanta United In Bid For 2nd MLS Cup

Seeking their second MLS title in four years, the Portland Timbers fell 2–0 in the MLS Cup final to upstart club Atlanta United FC.

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Oregon Supreme Court Tosses Out Murder Confessions Over Interview Techniques

The Oregon Supreme Court tossed out several 2015 murder confessions Thursday because of the way Portland Police Bureau detectives conducted their interviews involving a defendant with a mental illness.

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Deschutes Deputy Cleared In Shooting, But DA Raises Concerns

A Deschutes County sheriff’s deputy who shot a fleeing suspect will not face criminal charges. But the district attorney says there's still cause for concern.

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