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Name: Portland
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 3 reports

Maine’s tar sands oil ban a win for activists

SOUTH PORTLAND — Since World War II, fleets of oil tankers from around the world have sailed up to the long jetty in this placid harbor and unloaded their crude into a 236-mile pipeline that pumped it to Montreal, where it was refined into everything ... [Published Boston Globe - 3 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Portland considers minimum wage of $9.50 an hour [Portland Press Herald, Maine :: ]

July 23--Portland may increase its minimum wage to $9.50 an hour next year under a plan being developed by the mayor and a city task force.The possible $2-per-hour wage increase for the city's lowest wage-earners could be presented to the City Council ... [Published BusinessWeek - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

1 person dead after shooting in SE Portland

(KOIN 6)PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — One person is dead after a shooting in Southeast Portland’s Woodstock neighborhood Tuesday night.East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting at Southeast 57th Avenue and Harold Street just before 11 ... [Published KOIN Local 6 - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port

3 min 54 sec Downloadhide caption The oil tanker HS Electra unloading oil from the North Sea at the Portland Pipe Line facility in South Portland, Maine, in 2013.John Ewing / Portland Press Herald viaSouth Portland, Maine, is known as the place where ... [Published NPR - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Security guard arrested for OMSI groping incident

PORTLAND -- A security guard charged with sexual abuse in the third degree made an initial appearance in a Multnomah County courtroom today.Jerry Johnson, 44, told a judge he’s not guilty and he was given a court-appointed attorney. Before his arraignment, ... [Published KGW.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Portland appoints Isabella Leone as new Head of Developments

Published: 22/07/14Source: ©The Moodie ReportBy Helen PawsonLeone's appointment is an important step in the continued growth of the team, said PortlandDesign consultancy Portland has named Isabella Leone as new Head of Developments.Leone previously worked ... [Published Moodie Report - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

This Should Go Well

AP : "An evangelical Christian group plans to try to convert children as young as 5 at Portland apartment pools, public parks and dozens of other gathering spots this summer — a campaign that's got some residents upset." ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Police: Shot fired, no one hurt during home invasion, attempted robbery

Published Date Written by Staff ReportThe Portland Police Department is investigating a home invasion and attempted robbery that occurred at about 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, at 66 Smith St., police reported. The victims reported that two men entered ... [Published Portland Daily Sun - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Portland schools join national effort to improve school results for minority boys

Submitted by Ariana Fine on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:53amTuesday, July 22, 2014The OregonianPortland Public Schools is one of 60 urban districts nationwide that signed on today to President Obama's effort to improve educational outcomes for black and Latino ... [Published District Administration - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

DUII suspect arrested for hitting two cyclists

PORTLAND -- A woman accused of hitting two bicyclists with her car and leaving the scene was arrested after a witness followed her.Police were first called at about 11 p.m. Saturday to the report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale ... [Published KGW.com - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Police, Officer, Assault
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Man found hurt in NW Portland apartment fire

This photo shows what was left of a burned couch after a fire at a Northwest Portland apartment. (Photo: Mary Loos)PORTLAND, Ore. — Firefighters responding to a Northwest Portland apartment fire Monday morning discovered an injured man down on the floor ... [Published Katu.com - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Mary Loos
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 6 reports

NWSL MATCH RECAP | Portland Thorns FC 6, Boston Breakers 3

PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC forward Christine Sinclair scored the first hat-trick in club history and the fourth in National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) history, as Portland tallied four unanswered goals in a 6-3 victory against the Boston Breakers ... [Published Noodls - Jul 21 2014]


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