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Carl Wolfson Will Be Heard in Downtown Portland This Fall

XRAY.FM finalizes deal to take over KZME

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The ink is dry on the deal to quadruple the signal reach of radio startup XRAY.FM.

WW reported in June that rock-and-talk station KXRY-FM 91.1—better known as XRAY.FM—was in talks to merge with indie-rock station KZME-FM 107....   More
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 by AARON MESH

Portland Asks for Help Picking Places to Increase Disabled Access

VIDEO: One obstacle is getting in the the door at the Portland Building.

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Portland officials are asking for help figuring out where to start fixing city parks and buildings that don't give access to people with disabilities.

WW reported Wednesday that the city has identified 25,829 places on city property that don't meet the stan...   More
 
Friday, August 22, 2014 by AARON MESH

FBI Is Investigating Improper Cadaver Donations; Legacy Health Subpoenaed

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The FBI is investigating whether bodies from Portland-area funeral homes have been improperly obtained and used for medical research.Documents obtained by WW show a federal grand jury in May subpoenaed records from Legacy Health, a major Oregon health care provider. Whistleblowers have alleged that Legacy Research Institute's body-donation program may have accepted...   More
 
Friday, August 22, 2014 by AARON MESH

Portland Bottling Wants to Know If It Can Lower Its City Fines

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Portland Bottling Co. had vowed to fight $449,916 in charges and fines levied by the city Bureau of Environmental Services for    More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by AARON MESH

Obstacle Course

Portland has 25,000 places where the city doesn't comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act


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In 2011, the city of Portland and the Portland Timbers completed a $31 million renovation of the stadium now called Providence Park. The city-owned stadium added a concourse, concession stands,    More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 AARON MESH

Gov. John Kitzhaber Names Kendall Clawson Deputy Chief of Staff

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Gov. John Kitzhaber has promoted key aide Kendall Clawson to his deputy chief of staff for community engagement.
"Kendall's been with the governor's office since the beginning of his administration," says Kitzhaber spokeswoman Rachael Wray. "The governor has every confidence she'll build on her role to help ensure the office is well connected with communities around the state."   More
 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by AARON MESH

Rest Easy: Clackamas County Has Four Military-Surplus Armored Vehicles

New York Times map shows where military weapons went to local cops.

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In the wake of a riot-squad crackdown on protests in Ferguson, Mo., much of the national discussion has turned to how local police departments started looking like combat troops.

The New York Times h...   More
 
Friday, August 15, 2014 by AARON MESH

Corey Pein on Ferguson: Where Are the Libertarians? Where's the NRA?

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Over the past six days, the nation has begun to notice an awful series of events in Ferguson, Mo.: The police killing of an unarmed 18-year-old, followed by mass protests in African-American neighborhoods, followed by what looks suspiciously like ...   More
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 by AARON MESH

Mayor Charlie Hales: Ferguson Shooting Vindicates White Male Diversity Training

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Portland Mayor Charlie Hales issued a statement this afternoon on a police shooting and resulting protests in Ferguson, Mo., saying the racial violence shows why it was important for the city to hire an outside consultant to host a diversity seminar for white men only.
"The training, called White Men as Full Diversity Partners, was controversial to some but understo...   More
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 by AARON MESH

"Do-Not-Buy" List Could Leave City With No Options for Corporate Investment, Committee Warns

Portland moving forward with Commissioner Steve Novick's plan for "socially responsible investing."

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Portland is moving forward with City Commissioner Steve Novick’s plan to stop the city from investing its $940 million portfolio in companies that are ethically challenged.

But as reported in this morning's Murmurs, th...   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by AARON MESH
 

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