Chris Thomas – Oregon News Service
PORTLAND, Ore. – An all-day town-hall-style meeting at Portland State University today gathers experts who are concerned about climate change to discuss what the Northwest states are doing about it. Their framework is the new draft National Climate Assessment (NCA), a summary of what’s happening with weather patterns and how they’re affecting people and wildlife.
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Portland, Ore. – On Monday, March 11, 2013, at 4:18 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of an armed bank robbery at the Wells Fargo branch, located at 845 Northwest 11th Avenue.
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The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for your help in locating a wanted felon. Crime Stoppers originally asked for the public’s help on this case in March 2010.
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Portland, Ore. – Looking for ways to entertain your kids during spring break? The Oregon History Museum will be offering family activities March 25-29 from 10 AM – Noon. Stop by the museum to make your own corn husk doll, and explore our exhibits in a daily scavenger hunt. Listen to Oregon history come alive with stories from the Oregon Trail and an artifact show and tell.
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As part of the two-week statewide effort targeting texting, speeding and proper safety belt use, police officers from Portland Police Bureau (PPB), Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), and Oregon State Police (OSP) teamed together February 20th for a multi-agency joint traffic enforcement effort. Over 30 police officers focused enforcement efforts along SE 82nd Avenue, Interstate 205, and Interstate 84 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during which officers conducted over 200 traffic stops and issued 268 citations and 58 warnings. The citations issued included:
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Portland, Ore. – This afternoon, Thursday December 27, 2012, at 2:54 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Key Bank branch located at 4600 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard.
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Salem, Oregon – The Salem Sabres announced today they have signed Joe Wolfinger a 7’ 0” 260 lbs native Oregonian from Portland.
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On Saturday December 8, 2012, at 12:15 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to 16000 Southeast Alder Street on the report of an 11-year-old boy seeing another 11-year-old boy with a loaded handgun.
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On Sunday December 9, 2012, at 9:43 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct responded to the report of a suspicious device near they playground at Sitton Elementary School, located at 9930 North Smith Street.
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Portland, Ore. – At 3:00 p.m. today Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the Wells Fargo bank located at 1900 SW Fifth Avenue on a report that the bank was just robbed.
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