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    Portland Apartments for Sale – the Apartments with Great Comfort and Elegance

    It is said that if you are residing over in a luxury home, your half the life is easy and comfortable. An apartment or a unit in a building is also called as a flat in an Australian English. You need a peaceful life to perform your traditional and other activities comfortably and for this we recommend you to buy PORTLAND APARTMENTS, one of the best luxury apartments in the world.

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    Judge vacates huge increase in Portland Harbor pilot fees

    Portland Board of Harbor Commissioners did not have enough evidence to justify a massive hike in harbor pilot fees for large ships last November, according to a ruling by a state judge. In a ruling Friday, Justice Lance Walker called the sudden steep fee increase approved by the commission a “red flag” and vacated the board’s vote. Board members voted in November to set a mandatory fee of $1,077 per trip in and out of the harbor for large vessels after reviewing pilot fees charged at other ports in the northeast. That fee replaced a $1,200 per-trip fee the board approved in May 2017, at the request of the Portland…

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    South Portland motels file court action to block council’s shutdown

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Two low-budget motels on Route 1 that face imminent shutdown for alleged illegal activity filed a lawsuit Friday to overturn the City Council’s action. Their attorney, David Lourie, is seeking a temporary restraining order to keep The Knights Inn and the Maine Motel open beyond May 31 – the date their lodging establishment licenses will run out because the council refused to renew them. In the lawsuit, filed in Cumberland County Superior Court, Lourie claims the council’s action and the city ordinance on which it was based are discriminatory and unconstitutional. The council decided May 15 not to renew the operating licenses because of several incidents of…

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    Cyclist who collided with truck in NW Portland becomes city’s first 2018 bike fatality

    In this file photo, a bicyclist travels along the east bank of the Willamette River in Portland.( A cyclist hospitalized after he collided with a pickup truck in Northwest Portland died from his injuries, his family told The Oregonian/OregonLive. Daniel W. Feldt, 50, was riding his bicycle out of a parking lot and onto the 2700 block of Northwest Nicolai Street when the crash occurred Tuesday morning, police said. The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, said Sgt. Chris Burley, a Portland police spokesman. Feldt is the first bicyclist killed on a city street this year, records show. "He was really into classic muscle cars, tinkering on…

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    Crashed Mustang in Portland street race paid for with counterfeit cash

    PORTLAND, Ore. – One of the vehicles involved in Sunday’s street racing crash in North Portland was recently purchased using counterfeit cash. Two vehicles, a Toyota Scion and a Ford Mustang, were involved in the crash on North Marine Drive and Leadbetter Road that left one person injured. No one involved in the crash has been publicly identified by police. Portland police confirmed to KGW on Tuesday the Mustang involved in the crash was recently bought using $2,000 of counterfeit cash. KGW reported about the scam on May 2 and spoke with the Sandy couple who sold the car. More: Sandy couple scammed with $2,000 of counterfeit cash during car…

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    ‘I’d love to see it’: Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden likes the idea of MLB in Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The campaign to bring Major League Baseball to the Rose City remains in a holding pattern this weekend thanks, in part, to Friday’s pivotal announcement from Portland Public Schools. At the same time, the idea just gained another big-name cheerleader. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) said Saturday he was as shocked as anyone else to learn of the big pitch. He said he’s in favor of beefing up the Rose City’s sports profile with a Major League Baseball team. “Well I’m smiling,” he said, “because it really sounds good to be up there with the Timbers and the Thorns and the Blazers.” MORE MLB TO PDX COVERAGE…

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    10 great record stores in Portland

    Portland is a music lover’s paradise, with well over a dozen record stores and enough LPs around town to keep even the snobbiest vinyl fan busy for life. According to Music Millennium owner Terry Currier, Portland actually has more record stores per capita than any city in the U.S. — and more stores, period. With another Record Store Day around the corner, here are 10 top record stores in Portland. 10. Vinyl Resting Place The St. John’s store is a jazz lover’s haven, thanks to the efforts of owners Toby Tobiason and his wife. “We inspect everything before we sell it,” he told the Oregonian. Not into Davis or Coltrane?…

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    Portland approves emergency plan to reduce speeds on SE Stark Street

    Kristi Finney-Dunn, whose son was killed in SE Portland, pictured in 2016 on Stark Street advocating for safer pedestrian crossings and lower speed limits (Courtesy of PBOT) Portland approved an emergency plan Wednesday to reduce by 5 mph the speed limit on a more than 50-block stretch of Stark Street in Southeast Portland. Two of the city’s 10 traffic fatalities this year happened between 109th and 162nd avenues on Stark. A 53-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on Feb. 1, and a 34-year-old motorist died Feb. 11. Leah Treat, Portland’s transportation director, on Wednesday told the City Council the bureau will install three new pedestrian crossings on Stark this year…

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    Portland weighs new historic districts as answer to development tensions on Munjoy Hill

    Portland city planners are beginning discussions about creating two historic districts on Munjoy Hill as part of a strategy to address concerns over the rapid pace of development that’s leading to large boxy condominiums replacing smaller, more traditional New England-style homes. Although there are no specific boundaries yet proposed for the two districts, maps created by city planners show the general areas under consideration. One potential district may run along the Eastern Promenade and Fore Street from Turner Street to Atlantic Street, reaching a block or two from the outside edge into the neighborhood. The other potential district could run along North Street, from Congress Street to Walnut Street. These…

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    Watch: Portgual. The Man performs at Portland March for Our Lives

    On the KGW News app? Tap here to watch the videos PORTLAND, Ore. — The thousands of people who packed into Pioneer Courthouse Square on Saturday for the Portland March for Our Lives rally were treated to a fun show to close out the event. Portland natives, and Grammy Award-winning band, Portugal. The Man played a short set to support the student-led march. "We’re here to lend our support to your movement," guitarist Eric Howk told the audience. "This is a crowd that represents incredible bravery and progress." The band played for about 20 minutes and were joined for one song by a special guest: Black Thought from The Roots.…

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    Portland restaurant manager sues company over spider bite

    Brown recluse spider – Photo by MDC Staff, courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The general manager of a Portland restaurant has filed a lawsuit against a pest control company after he was bit by a venomous spider. KATU News confirmed Thursday that Scott Clement claims he had asked Ecolab to spray for spiders at McCormick & Schmick’s Harborside restaurant for more than a month before he decided to take matters into his own hands. Clement says he was then bitten by what he believes was a brown recluse spider, causing him to be hospitalized for three days. The suit states that the restaurant had an ongoing…