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VIDEO: An Anonymous Tour Inside Scientology's PDX Offices

Local anti-Scientology group Portland Anonymous apparently made it across enemy lines last weekend and into the offices of L. Ron Hubbard's Portland outpost -- video cam in tow. Here's the video:

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Protest Over California's Prop 8 Planned in Portland

You can live in Oregon and still be pissed about Proposition 8, the amendment our neighbors to the south approved on Tuesday to ban gay marriage in California.

Monday, November 10, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Former Human Trafficking Victim Visits Portland

Rani Hong, founder of the anti-human-trafficking nonprofit the Tronie Foundation, says she's getting the feeling that human trafficking is finally becoming a topic of mainstream conversation.
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Friday, November 7, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Multnomah Elections: What's the Holdup?

For those of you wondering when we'll have a conclusion to the Merkley/Smith dead heat, here's the estimate from the Multnomah County Elections Division: Thursday morning.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Traffic Report

Foes of human sex trafficking to open a Portland shelter for victims of forced prostitution.

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By March, James Pond hopes to open a high-security safe house in Portland with 16 to 20 beds for girls recently freed from sex trafficking. It will be the first shelter of its kind in the country, an ...   More
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Katie Gilbert

Oregon's Congressional Candidates Receive a Congrats They May Not Deserve

New Project Vote Smart findings congratulate Oregon for placing third among the 50 states on a ranking of Congressional candidates' willingness to take the group's    More
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Only You, Parents, Can Prevent Underage Drinking

So much for just telling minors to "just say no."
In a new campaign that seeks to tamp down underage drinking, the Oregon Partnership and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission are bypassing minors and instead directing their message a...   More
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

The Tireless Ralph Nader Comes to Portland

Over the past 18 months, we've developed a few ideas about the way presidential campaigns are supposed to be run. Ralph Nader, who appeared Monday night at Portland's Bagdad Theatre & Pub tonight for a press conference and rall...   More
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Ralph Nader to Speak at Bagdad Theater Tonight

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Monday, October 20, 2008 by Katie Gilbert

Crunch Time

One more sign of tough times: Counselors are busy with couples fighting over money.

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Kelley O’Gorman caught her first whiff of economic turmoil early this summer not from a headline, her struggling stock portfolio or more panhandlers asking for money outside her office in the Pe ...   More
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Katie Gilbert
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