Portland News for May 2nd 2013

Hales seeks water, sewer rate hike, 182 job cuts | kgw.com Portland
Mayor Charlie Hales just released his proposed budget for Portland, which includes a water and sewer rate increase and cuts to nearly 200 city workers' More…

Ore. Firefighter Remove Man's Body From Meat Machine
Oregon OSHA investigators are examining evidence, interviewing witnesses and reviewing records in the death of Hugo Avalos-Chanon, 41, of Southeast Portland, who was declared dead shortly before midnight at Interstate Meat Distributors Inc. More…

Portland native son Al Glickman laid to rest
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The rabbi of Portland's Temple Beth El jokingly says it was renamed ''Temple Beth Al'' in honor of philanthropist Al Glickman, a real estate developer who served on the board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's More…

Hundreds rally in Portland to demand immigration reform
A variety of groups in Portland marched in support of immigration reform from Lincoln Park to Monument Square on Wednesday, May 01, 2013. This banner was made by the Artist Rapid Response Team!, part of the Union of Maine Visual Artists who regulary … More…

Portland's Damian Lillard unanimous choice as NBA rookie of the year
Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard has been unanimously chosen the NBA’s rookie of the year. Lillard, the sixth overall pick in last June’s draft out of Weber State, led all rookies with a 19-point scoring average. He also averaged 6.1 … More…

How opportunist Rodney Wallace earned an unlikely starting spot for Portland
BEAVERTON, Ore. – Through his first two years with the Portland Timbers, Rodney Wallace never truly found a home. Was he an outside defender, a central midfielder, a wing or a forward? Now, nearly two months into his third year with the club it seems More…

Meet restaurateur Lisa Schroeder, Portland's unofficial Jewish mother in chief
PORTLAND, Ore. (JTA) — It's brunch time at Mother's Bistro & Bar and owner-chef Lisa Schroeder has a small crisis on her hands involving the accidental defenestration of a busboy. Moments earlier, a server had tripped and gone flying through one of More…

MLS Power Rankings Week 9: Portland Timbers just keep climbing
This really has been a bizarre season so far – but at least Week 9 brought a glut of goals. Currently, 2013 is still on pace to be the lowest-scoring year in league More…

Portland's Damian Lillard named NBA Rookie of the Year – USA Today
Portland guard Damian Lillard was a unanimous choice for NBA Rookie of the Year, getting all 121 first place votes. "I think the best thing for me is to take it all in," Lillard said. "Then tomorrow I've got to let it go. I've got my whole career in More…

Portland General Electric Company CEO Discusses Q1 2013 Results – Earnings
Good morning everyone. And welcome to Portland General Electric Company's First Quarter 2013 Earnings Results Conference Call. Today is Wednesday, May 1, 2013. This call is being recorded and all lines have been placed on mute to prevent any More…

Portland Wedding from Bridal Bliss | Style Me Pretty
There are so many ways to make a wedding pop; color being a huge category in that pop scenario (and one of my favorites). It can take a wedding to a whole new.
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(Portland) Oregon Medicaid Study – The Reality-Based Community
A new study today on the Oregon Medicaid experiment (they randomly selected some who applied for coverage while denying others; the difference in the groups is the estimated impact of having Medicaid v. being uninsured in Portland,
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8-year-old Atticus granted wish to play against the Portland Timbers
Apart from the loss to Atticus' squad, the Timbers are riding a franchise-best six-game undefeated streak under Porter, new to the team this season after coaching at the University of Akron. Portland is coming off a 3-2 road victory over Sporting More…

Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan: Portland Hospital Visit! – Just Jared
Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan: Portland Hospital Visit!
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Portland Timbers players Nagbe, Jewsbury and Silvestre all prepare
Portland, Ore. – Professional soccer players often speak of how they dreamed as young children of joining the professional ranks. For eight-year-old Atticus, that More…

Immigration reform rally set in Portland, Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of people are rallying in Maine's largest city for immigration reform, part of a nationwide push as the immigration debate nears a critical juncture in Washington. Wednesday's event featured a march from Lincoln Park to More…

Portland General Electric Announces Solid First Quarter Earnings
PORTLAND, Ore., May 01, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) today reported net income of $49 million, or 65 cents per share, for the first quarter of 2013. Net income and earnings per share were unchanged from the More…

Portland Timbers hold exhibition match for make-a-wish child
Lane-Dupre, along with his family, was given a grand welcome and a tour of the stadium by the Timbers, and his team was coached by Portland head coach Caleb Porter. They faced a side including pros Jack Jewsbury, Darlington Nagbe, Mikael Silvestre, More…

Ore. shooter bought 6 boxes of ammo before attack
File–In this Dec. 19, 2012, file photo, a note memorializing two victims is surrounded by flowers and balloons at the Clackamas Town Center mall entrance in Portland, Ore., a week after a gunman opened fire in the mall, killing the two people and himself. More…

Middletown, Portland arrests – The Middletown Press : Serving
Middletown police reported the following arrests: ASSAULT: Jonathan Rivera-Musses, 30, 121 Birdsey Ave., Middletown, was arrested April 27 after turning himself in to police on a warrant charging him with disorderly conduct, second-degree
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