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Hundreds Attend Portland's Rally For Sanity

Sanity Rally

A crowd of more than 700 people turned out today for Portland's Rally to Restore Sanity. The dark clouds and drizzle didn't dampen the spirits of attendees, many of whom brought signs that included everything from "I Can See Russia" to "Teabags are Testicles Too."

The noon rally, which included music and live speakers, began hours aft...   More
 
Saturday, October 30, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

A Public Campaign Finance Expert's Views on Portland's Program and "Shape Shifters"




Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig told Portland voters today they have an opportunity in the Nov. 2 election to continue making a difference in election reform.

Lessig,    More
 
Thursday, October 28, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Candlelight Vigil Tonight to Honor Victims of Domestic Violence




The Portland Women's Crisis Line will hold a candlelight vigil tonight at Holladay Park in memory of the 53 people who have died this year of domestic violence...   More
 
Thursday, October 28, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Rev. Mark Kiyimba

On the front lines of the fight for gay rights in Uganda.


Q & A
The stakes are high for Rev. Mark Kiyimba and his fellow gay-rights activists. And their allies at home in Uganda are few, says Kiyimba, who will be in Portland Nov. 5-7 as part of a U.S. tour to spre ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Jacob Pierce

Kitzhaber Supporter Angry After Campaign Sign Gets Ripped Down




With the days until the Nov. 2 election dwindling, campaign signs for Oregon's gubernatorial candidates are sprouting up all over the st...   More
 
Monday, October 25, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Plaque Flak

Police reformers want a closer look at the city’s handling of Nazi memorials.


Cops and Courts
The Albina Ministerial Alliance wants an outside investigation into Portland’s Police Bureau and the City Attorney’s Office in the wake of recent revelations about a police captain and his ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Jacob Pierce

The Albina Ministerial Alliance's Views of Capt. Mark Kruger




The Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform is a frequent critic of the Portland Police Bureau. And we wondered in light of the    More
 
Saturday, October 16, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

What the Jewish Federation of Portland Thinks of Capt. Mark Kruger




Portland Police Capt. Mark Kruger, whose interest in Nazi memorabilia first surfaced in 2003, has found himself back in the news.

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Friday, October 15, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Students at PSU "Come Out"




This year's National Coming Out Day at Portland State University's Queer Resource Center has extra significance this year.

That's because Rutgers Univerity freshman Tyler Clementi    More
 
Monday, October 11, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Mayor Sam Adams' Embarrassing High School Memories







Mayor Sam Adams joked he would have two fewer staff members this morning after the "embarrassing" scene that unfolded last night.

Adams said members of his staff assembled high school pictures of him ...   More
 
Friday, October 8, 2010 by Jacob Pierce
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