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How To Help a Portlander's Global Fight Against Landmines

You might remember Portland lawyer John F. Bradach's efforts a few years ago to impeach then-President George W. Bush and then-Vice President Dick Cheney. Those came up short. But Bradach's work to honor his nephew, who was killed in Iraq, remains active.

John Bradach tells us about his sister Lynn Bradach's appointment as ...   More
Monday, October 19, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

Jada Mae Langloss: Gone But Never Forgotten

Just as in life, Jada Mae Langloss' words and message continue to resonate five years after her death.

Street Roots has created a memorial blog to celebrate the life of Langloss, a frequent political candidate as well as a homeless...   More
Thursday, October 15, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

The Three Finalists in Oregon House District 43

The Multnomah County Democrats have selected Lew Frederick (photo above) , Karol Collymore an...   More
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

Changing Gears

A new city plan wants one in four commuters riding bikes by 2030.

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Portland metro-area residents have until Nov. 8 to comment on a new bike master plan that aims to triple the city’s 300-mile bike network and quadruple the number of riders. The city’s fir ...   More
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

Judge Appoints Black Attorney to Represent Alleged Neo-Nazi

An alleged white supremacist from Portland accused of mailing a noose to an NAACP member in Ohio creates a fair amount of racial tension on its own. Imagine the surprise when a federal judge appoints a black attorney to represent the defendant.

That's what...   More
Thursday, October 8, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

White Supremacist To Appear in Federal Court

Oregon white supremacist Daniel Lee Jones will appear in court this afternoon on federal charges for allegedly threatening a NAACP leader in Ohio by mailing a noose to the organization's Lima, Ohio office in February 2008.

Authorities say Jones...   More
Thursday, October 8, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

The Bitching Hour

Will the Internet kill Oregon’s restrictions on Happy-Hour promotions?

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When the Oregon Liquor Control Commission meets next week to review happy-hour restrictions made outdated by the Web, Oba Restaurante manager Randy Noia says it’s a chance to end the charade. Th ...   More
Wednesday, October 7, 2009 JONATHAN CROWL

Why Nike And Michael Vick Would Be a Strange Relationship

Earlier reports of a endorsement deal between Nike and Michael Vick —now denied by Nike— caused a WW reader to remind us of why a deal would have been a curious move for Phil Knig...   More
Thursday, October 1, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

Blazers Media Day: Jerryd Bayless Halts Any Andre Miller Honeymoon

All of Portland may not be thrilled over the arrival of point guard Andre Miller.

At today's media day at the Rose Garden as the Trail Blazers open camp ...   More
Monday, September 28, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL

Measure 11 Ruling And Veronica Rodriguez

The asterisk has been dropped from Veronica Rodriguez's freedom after the Oregon Supreme Court ruled in a split decision that Measure 11's mandatory sentencing law is too harsh in certain circumstances such as Rodriguez's.
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Thursday, September 24, 2009 by JONATHAN CROWL
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