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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…

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    Report: Portland will need more charging stations for growing number of electric cars

    Electric car in Portland (KATU photo) PORTLAND, Ore. – Environment Oregon Research and Police Center held a news conference at Go Forth Electric Showcase Tuesday to discuss a new study on preparing cities in the U.S. for electric vehicles. The report is called “Plugging In: Readying America’s Cities for the Arrival of Electric Vehicles.” The report includes a first-of-its-kind policy analysis of best practices for using electric cars in the U.S. and internationally. The organization says the report will help make the transition to electric vehicles as smooth as possible. At the news conference Tuesday, officials talked about the growing need for more charging stations in Portland. Data shows Portland…