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Portland, Oregon: The most populous city in Oregon, US
Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2019, Portland had an estimated population of 654,741, making it the 26th most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest after Seattle. Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its combined statistical area (CSA) ranks 19th-largest with a population of around 3.2 million. Approximately 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area.

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Trump says national guard ‘cut through’ protests ‘like butter’ [Video]

Trump says national guard ‘cut through’ protests ‘like butter’

Protesters defied curfews and threats of military force on Wednesday in nationwide protests across police brutality, while President Donald Trump touted the use of the National Guard to tamp down..

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Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests [Video]

Shattered glass outside White House after nationwide protests

Residents and business owners in cities across the United States swept up broken glass, took stock of looted goods and surveyed the damage after a sixth straight night of violent protests over racial..

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Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers [Video]

Battle of the bullhorns: cops and protesters negotiate over loudspeakers

Protesters and police in Portland, Oregon on Sunday held a public dialogue through bullhorns at a protest against police brutality.

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U.S. field tests high-energy laser weapon: Pacific Fleet Command [Video]

U.S. field tests high-energy laser weapon: Pacific Fleet Command

The U.S. Navy shot down an aerial drone with a solid state laser weapon during a test off Pearl Harbor on May 16.

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Medical student reveals how she makes £5,000 a month selling pictures of her feet online [Video]

Medical student reveals how she makes £5,000 a month selling pictures of her feet online

A medical student is putting her best foot forward and financing her studies by raking in nearly £5,000 a month – or £58,000 a year – selling pictures online of her feet. But self-confessed foot..

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Walk in the forest for two penguins on lockdown [Video]

Walk in the forest for two penguins on lockdown

Two Humboldt penguins, Nacho and Goat, went on a field trip in the forest accompanied by their keepers at Oregon Zoo on Friday (May 1) in Portland, United States.

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Branch manager: Oregon zoo's new recruit [Video]

Branch manager: Oregon zoo's new recruit

A North American beaver named Maple collects branches and brings them back to her den at Oregon Zoo

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Exotic dance club pivots with 'Food 2 Go-Go' [Video]

Exotic dance club pivots with 'Food 2 Go-Go'

The Lucky Devil Lounge in Portland, Oregon has found an unusual way to stay afloat in uncertain times - home food delivery courtesy of its exotic dancers. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Pictures of George Floyd Protests Nationwide

George Floyd’s death continued to resonate far beyond Minneapolis, where he died. In, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Ferguson, Mo., Portland, Ore., Los Angeles and countless other cities,..
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Protest Photos from Across the USA: NYC, LA, Minneapolis and More

George Floyd’s death continued to resonate far beyond Minneapolis, where he died. In, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Ferguson, Mo., Portland, Ore., Los Angeles and countless other cities,..
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Protest Photos from Across the USA

George Floyd’s death continued to resonate far beyond Minneapolis, where he died. In, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Ferguson, Mo., Portland, Ore., Los Angeles and countless other cities,..
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Portland search for snorkeller Oscar Montgomery suspended

An air and sea search was carried out after Oscar Montgomery, 17, went missing off Portland.
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Good Morning, News: A Potential COVID Vaccine, Obama Speaks Out, and Happy Explosion Anniversary, Mount ...

good morning, news: a potential covid vaccine, obama speaks out, and happy explosion anniversary, mount ...
by Wm. Steven Humphrey We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to keep producing the quality reporting you've come to love. If you’re able, please..
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At a small Oregon meatpacking plant, first came fear, then a plan

At Nicky USA's in Portland, Ore., sad realization struck that in the era of the coronavirus, the family business could not go on as planned.
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Exotic dancers swap club for food delivery service

Lucky Devil Lounge in Portland, Oregon has adapted its business to comply with social distancing.
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How chefs decide on keeping their restaurants open vs. closed during coronavirus pandemic

Two Portland chefs discuss why one closed their restaurants and laid off 150 employees and the other stayed open for take out.  
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JetBlue seeks U.S. approval to temporarily halt flights to 11 airports

JetBlue Airways Corp on Wednesday asked the U.S. Transportation Department for emergency approval to temporarily suspend service to 11 U.S. airports, including Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Portland,..
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Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers bring reusable bags or pay a small fee..
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Porcupine greets animal neighbors as she waddles through empty zoo

A porcupine at Oregon Zoo in Portland went on adventure and met several of her neighbors after the zoo closed because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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A Portland woman lost her class ring 47 years ago. It showed up in a forest in Finland.

The class ring belonged to her husband of 40 years, who died in 2017. Nearly 4,000 miles away, a Finnish man stumbled upon it while metal detecting.
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Koalas starved, says farmer accused of Portland 'massacre'

Keith Troeth says he will accept the consequences as 40 animals are confirmed dead so far
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StubHub to donate proceeds from two Lakers games to Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation

StubHub will be donating proceeds from two Lakers games to the Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation. Prices of game vs. Portland have skyrocketed.
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Spring break spots that are blissfully free of spring breakers, from Barbados to Portland

From Santa Monica to Barbados, these destinations are perfect for early spring and haven't been overrun by the rowdy spring break party crowd.
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Portland Woman Accused of Snatching Hijab Is Charged With Hate Crimes

Prosecutors said that the victim told the police she “no longer feels safe wearing a hijab in public and is relying on alternative methods to cover herself.”
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Portland, the largest city in Oregon, plans to propose first facial recognition ban affecting private companies

The city of Portland, Oregon, is considering a unique ban on facial recognition software that could limit how private companies use the technology.
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He Spat on a Man From Ukraine. Now He Has to Write About the Immigrant Experience.

A judge in Portland, Ore., ordered the defendant to write about the hardships that immigrants face.
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A $93.6 Million Verdict Threatens to Bankrupt the I.L.W.U. and Chill Unions

What started as a dispute over two jobs in Portland escalated to a jury verdict that could devastate the storied International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
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Missing cat that traveled 1,200 miles reunited with its owner after 5 years

Sasha, a cat from Portland, went on "a great American adventure." Five years later, a microchip identified him 1,200 miles away and now he's home.
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Pau Gasol waived by Blazers but may have new role with team

pau gasol waived by blazers but may have new role with team
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Pau Gasol but his career with the team may not be over. Gasol, who never played in a game with the Blazers, announced on social..
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Owner reunited with cat found 1,200 miles from Portland home

The cat disappeared from the state of Oregon and was discovered in New Mexico five years later.
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Surveillance video shows Oregon coach disarming and hugging high school student

New surveillance video shows a high school coach’s encounter with a student armed with a shotgun. The student brought the gun to Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon last spring. Football coach..
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Coach who disarmed, embraced student: "I just wanted to let him know that I was there for him"

Newly released surveillance video captures the moment when a high school coach took a shotgun away from a student at a Portland school five months ago. After disarming him, the coach held him in a hug...
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Sondland met by protest, denies changing testimony

Diplomat Gordon Sondland flew to Portland, Oregon and was met by a small group of protesters. "I didn't change my testimony, but I can't answer any questions," Sondland told reporters. (Nov. 6)  
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Oregon coach Keanon Lowe takes gun from high school student and hugs him in viral video

Intense video released by a prosecutor shows a football coach disarming and then hugging a student wielding a gun at a Portland high school.
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High school coach disarms and hugs shotgun-carrying student

Newly released video from the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office shows the moment a coach at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon.
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Newly released surveillance video shows former Oregon WR Keanon Lowe subduing gunman at school

Recently released surveillance video shows former Oregon WR Keanon Lowe, working as a security guard, disarming a teen at a Portland school in May.
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Surveillance video captures dramatic moment football coach disarmed student with gun

Earlier this year, a high school football coach in Oregon was celebrated as a hero for stopping an armed student before he could hurt anyone. Recently released surveillance footage reveals the coach..
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Students invent ice cream flavors for Salt & Straw

Two students from Chapman Elementary School in Portland, Oregon had their flavor chosen by Salt & Straw and it is now available on their menu.
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Bon Appétit reveals the 2019 Hot 10, a list of the country's best new restaurants

Including a noodle shop in Dallas and a taco restaurant in Portland
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Investigators probe massive propane explosion in Maine

On Tuesday, federal and state investigators will begin looking into the cause of a massive propane explosion in Maine that killed a firefighter and hurt at least seven other people. A newly constructed..
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Portland diamond tiara theft: Gallery set to reopen

The Harley Gallery closed after the Portland Tiara was stolen last year.
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Portland Chef Gabriel Rucker is making a difference in the food and drink industry

Portland Chef Gabriel Rucker uses his life experience to make a difference for others who struggle with addiction in the food and beverage industry.  
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Portland TV anchor gives on-air rebuttal after male viewer critiqued her attire

TV reporter Maggie Vespa is doubling down on her preference for high-waisted pants after a male viewer told her to "dress like a normal woman"
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Following the Lead of the Diving Girl

The modern American bathing suit was born in Portland, Ore., and a swim in the Willamette River offers a dip into history.
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AP Top Stories August 28

Here's the latest for Wednesday August 28th: Tropical Storm Dorian approaching Puerto Rico; Oxycontin settlement reportedly discussed; Brazilians concerned about respiratory illnesses from Amazon..
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Far-right Proud Boys claim 'mission success' in antifa protest, vow to hold monthly Portland rallies

The far-right Proud Boys claimed success and vowed monthly protests in Portland after an 'End Domestic Terrorism' rally in Oregon's largest city.
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Arrests made as hundreds of far-right and counter-demonstrators face off in Portland

At least 13 people were arrested on Saturday after hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators faced off in Portland, Oregon.
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At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

at least 13 people arrested at portland, oregon, protest
PORTLAND, Ore. — Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed..
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8/17: CBS Evening News

Portland rally met with police presence in anticipation of violence; Child’s Victim’s Act has opened the door to a rush of lawsuits in New York.
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Far-right group Pround Boys rallies in Portland, Oregon

Far-right protest group held march in one of the United States' most liberal cities.
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Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland

Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to..
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Portland rally met with police presence in anticipation of violence

There was a massive police presence in Portland in anticipation of what could be a violent confrontation on Saturday. Several far-right groups held a rally while members of Antifa, a left-wing group..
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Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland

A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.  
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Far-right groups face off with counter protesters in Portland

Police are bracing for violence as previous demonstrations between far-right groups and counter protests have led to fights
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