Portland News for May 12th 2013

Naked airport protester still in hot water with TSA
The man who stripped naked at a Portland, Ore., airport last year in protest of what he saw as overly invasive security measures successfully defended himself against a charge of indecent exposure. But John Brennan hasn't yet put the incident behind him. More…

Portland State softball: Vikings shut out Thunderbirds, win Big Sky championship
Portland State (25-29) struggled early against Southern Utah starting pitcher Ariel Zimmerman. The Vikings got one runner on base in the second via an error. Sadie Lopez walked with one out in the third for the Vikings' second runner of the game. Two More…

Man Who Stripped at Portland Airport Fights $1G TSA Fine – Infowars
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Susan Nielsen: Can Portland's arts tax be saved?
boys.JPG View full sizeMalik Michell, 13, from left, Jaime Diaz, 14, and Jeffrey Ward Jr., 14, perform with the rest of King School's African dance group at an all-school assembly in April. The Portland PreK-8 school has a thriving arts program More…

The Dalai Lama in Portland: Waiting on the teacher who waits on science
Most were kneeling on meditation benches, crammed shoulder-to-shoulder in the meditation hall at Maitripa College in Southeast Portland. At 8:45 a.m., on the dot, they began chanting in Tibetan, lowering their voices, slipping effortlessly from More…

Chicago Red Stars vs. Portland Thorns FC: Preview – SBNation.com
Don't count out Chicago just yet, they still have a fighting chance to make the most out of Sundays match against Portland.
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Portland, Ore., is magnet for gay couples wanting babies – USA Today
Portland, Ore., famous for its coffeehouses, indie music, microbreweries and bookstores, is now gaining recognition — particularly among gay couples — for a lesser-known attraction: reproductive medicine. Gays and lesbians who want babies are More…

Portland v Chivas USA preview – Timbers get first glance at new-look Goats side
TIMBERS-CHIVAS-071812.JPG View full sizeBen Zemanski spend last season with Chivas USA, but he's now part of the Portland Timbers and will be facing his former team on May 12. Despite Chivas USA' struggles in 2012, they defeated the Timbers in all More…

Timberwolves release Brandon Roy
Roy, 28, was a three-time All-Star during a five-year career with the Blazers that came to an abrupt end when Portland used the amnesty clause on him in Dec. 2011. A series of knee surgeries had taken their toll, diminishing the quality of Roy's play More…

Portland police say suspect sought in homicide outside strip club has ties to
Portland police and city officials said a suspect wanted in this week's homicide outside Club Skinn appears to be tied to a motorcycle gang. The fatal shooting stemmed from a dispute over a woman, but the reported involvement of a motorcycle gang More…

The Dalai Lama visits Portland for environmental summit at Memorial Coliseum
1 of 19 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay PORTLAND, OREGON — May 11, 2013 — Governor John Kitzhaber, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley along with their family and Maitripa College President Yangsi Rinpoche (in front of them) wait for the … More…

Stop, smell the roses in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore . ??? Two decades ago, the city of Portland’s Yellow Bike Project put hundreds of canary-coloured two-wheelers on the streets for public use. It was an earnest effort, utterly without bashfulness or diffidence. Then, of course, human … More…

Injury bus crash blocks I-405 lanes in Portland | kgw.com Portland
At least two people were hurt in a crash that blocked lanes from highway 26 onto Interstate 405 during Friday rush hour. More…

Portland Timbers fans stuff the ballot box yet again: Donovan
Either there's something fishy going on in Portland, or Timbers fans are simply getting out in force to stuff the ballot box for goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts. For the More…

Victim refuses to testify in Portland shooting
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An attempted murder charge has been dismissed after a man who was shot five times declined to testify against the alleged gunman. Damon McDonald, 22, was arrested on a probation violation this week after he failed to show up for More…

3 overnight shootings in SE Portland could be gang related, police say
PORTLAND, Ore. — Police are investigating three possibly gang-related shootings that occurred late Friday night and early Saturday. No one was injured in the rash of shootings, but homes and vehicles were hit by the gunfire, police said Saturday. More…

Man who stripped at Portland airport fights $1G TSA fine | Fox News
An Oregon man who stripped naked during a security check at Portland International Airport says he expects the Transportation Administration Security More…

Chicago Red Stars vs. Portland Thorns FC: Preview – Philly.com
The Chicago Red Stars improve every week. Unfortunately, this season has delivered less than desirable results for Chicago, who have yet to win a match going into the fifth week of play (0-2-2). Week 3 marked the first time Chicago and Portland met More…

Portland Street captured and captivating
Alderney Landing looks a little more like Portland Street these days thanks to a new permanent installation called ‘Portraits On Portland,’ by local artist Hannah Minzloff. The project was purchased with HRM capital funds and will remain across from … More…

Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA Match Preview: The Full Nine
The Portland Timbers didn't have the best experience against Chivas USA last season. Despite Chivas also struggling throughout, they still managed to take all 9 points from the Timbers. To be frank, it was embarrassing. But this is a new year, a new More…

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