Portland News for May 14th 2013

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KeyBank Scouting Report: Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA. El Chelis leads Portland Thorns FC at Benedictine Sports Complex. Thorns return to Chicago for More…

Parishioners try to save Portland church
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Parishioners at St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church in Portland are making what they call a last-ditch effort to save the church from being sold. The church is scheduled to hold its final Masses next weekend. Parishioners started More…

Portland cruise season gets underway
It was the first visit to Portland Port for German cruise operator Transocean with their ship the Astor and their relatively small contingent of almost 500 passengers were more than satisfied with what Weymouth and Portland had to offer. Whilst some of … More…

Man stabbed in chest in downtown Portland | kgw.com Portland
A man was stabbed in the chest in downtown Portland early Sunday morning, police said. More…

Portland startup Lucky Sort sells to Twitter, will move to San Francisco
Lucky Sort, a Portland data analysis startup that has kept a deliberately low profile, said today that the company has been sold to Twitter and will move to San Francisco. "We had a number of conversations with a number of different companies," founder More…

Portland's Bike to Work Week 2013 – Portland – About.com
Portland is already known as Bike Town USA, thanks to continuing to take home top honors in Bicycling Magazine's survey. Bike Score, a ranking put out by the folks behind Walk Score, just released its 2013 top 100 most bike-friendly cities to celebrate More…

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Despite his success, it did not translate into more wins for the Portland Trail Blazers. Consequently, fans continue to question the NBA veteran's role as one of the Trail Blazers' building blocks for the future of the franchise. At 21.1 points per More…

PORTLAND 3, CHIVAS USA 0: Goats taken down by Timbers
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter let his players loose Sunday against Chivas USA. The result was goals for Rodney Wallace, Diego Valeri and Will Johnson in a 3-0 Portland victory, which extended the team's unbeaten streak to nine More…

McAfee cut a colorful figure in Portland, Ore. – USA Today
SAN FRANCISCO — John McAfee agreed to an interview because he "liked the tone" of my voice during a phone conversation. When we met last week in Portland, Ore., he complimented me on my manners and disposition. By turns, brilliant, eccentric, More…

Kansas City, Portland win in MLS
At Portland, Oregon, Rodney Wallace, Diego Valeri and Will Johnson each scored as the Portland Timbers extended their unbeaten streak to nine matches with a 3-0 victory over Chivas USA. Houston's loss ended its record 36-game home unbeaten streak, More…

Portland Public Schools to use $1.5 million in reserves if arts tax is struck down
pioneer-program-art.JPG View full sizePortland's Pioneer Program fourth grader Zach Ilcox adds some detailed touches to his mosaic art project. Portland Public Schools will use about $1.5 million from its reserves to match funds coming from the city. More…

Portland fans support Timbers, end to homophobia
(Steve Dykes, “Pride, Not Prejudice” sign at the Timbers game. (Steve Dykes, USA TODAY Sports). Here's something I just learned: Tifo is a term for choreographed fandom in the stands at a soccer match. This is what that means to Timbers fans in Portland. More…

Police: Clackamas County carjacking suspect caught in Southeast
Bystanders chased a carjacking suspect and held him until police arrived Sunday morning, according to the Portland Police Bureau.
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Portland Trail Blazers Front Office Presents Dalai Lama with Fresh Blazers Gear
Portland Trail Blazers executives Neil Olshey and Chris McGowan welcomed the Dalai Lama to Portland in style on Saturday, bestowing upon him a personalized jersey and team hat. The Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, was in Portland to give an “Inspiration for … More…

MLS roundup: Kansas City, Portland win
HOUSTON — French defender Aurelien Collin scored in the 73rd minute to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in Major League Soccer on Sunday. At Portland, Oregon, Rodney Wallace, Diego Valeri and Will Johnson each scored More…

Portland Thorns remain undefeated with a 2-0 win at Chicago
A goal by Allie Long in the first half added to the final tally, and Portland capped a three-game sweep of their road trip with a 2-0 victory at the Benedictine Sports Complex. "It's pretty key, on the road, to get off to a good start," said forward More…

Portland helicopter fight is referred to the Parliamentary ombudsman
Mr Drax said he has referred the decision to close the base on Portland to the ombudsman as the Department for Transport failed to consult on their plans. The decision was sparked by a letter from Parliamentary under Secretary of State for Transport, … More…

Jack Ramsay's Legacy in Portland – Blazer's Edge
As Dr. Jack Ramsay bows out of this year's NBA playoffs, and perhaps his career, due to illness Blazer's Edge reflects on his irreplaceable legacy to Portland basketball.
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Chicago Red Stars vs. Portland Thorns FC: Final Score 0-2, first-half
Conceding early to Alex Morgan and Allie Long is not a recipe to win games, and lo and behold, Chicago lost to the Thorns.
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Carjacking suspect subdued behind SE Portland Elmer's | kgw.com
A group of people held down a suspected carjacker behind an Elmer's restaurant in Southeast Portland Sunday morning. More…

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