Portland News for May 3rd 2013

Portland Timbers frustrated with scoreless draw, but admit sometimes "it's
Those were head coach Caleb Porter's sentiments after his Portland Timbers were left without a goal for the first time this season in a scoreless draw at JELD-WEN Field on Thursday night against the New England Revolution. And it's not as if Portland More…

Portland's Lillard named 2012-13 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year | NBA
NEW YORK — Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers is the recipient of the Eddie Gottlieb Trophy as the 2012-13 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, the NBA More…

Portland Sea Dogs update: Matt Barnes, Brandon Workman, Drake
You might be surprised about which of these three is dominating opponents at Double-A.
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Underdog Edmonton Oil Kings undeterred by task of taking on No. 1 Portland
After rolling through the Western Hockey League playoffs with a 12-1 record, the Oil Kings finally found adversity in the Portland Winterhawks, but they clawed their way through a seven-game series for the league title and a berth in the Memorial Cup. More…

Guest Article: Urban mountain biking in Portland – Bike Portland
This article is written by Joshua Rebannack. Joshua contacted me after he read our recent coverage of mountain biking in Forest Park. As a way of helping Portland see a different vision for urban, off-road bicycling access, Joshua wanted to
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The (Portland) Oregon Medicaid Study
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, Oregon; they data More…

Portland Timbers 0, New England Revolution 0: MLS Match Recap
PORTLAND, Ore. – The vaunted Portland Timbers attack met their match Thursday night at JELD-WEN Field. A week after scoring three goals in a 3-2 road win over Sporting Kansas City, the New England Revolution stymied the Timbers on their home turf to More…

'The Real World Portland': How (Not) to Play the Game
Once again, we saw precious little of Portland, thank goodness. Once again, members of the cast "worked" at the Pizza Schmizza by Portland State University. Once again, there was a product placement lunchtime trip to a Subway franchise (sponsor alert!). More…

The Courtyard Portland City Center Offering Five New Urban Experiences
PORTLAND, Ore., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The Courtyard by Marriott Portland City Center is bringing the Portland experience to a whole new level. The downtown hotel, located on 550 SW Oak Street, is introducing five new Portland hotel More…

Portland officials issue heroin warning after rash of overdoses
PORTLAND, Maine — Portland police, fire and public health officials issued a warning about heroin use Thursday after seeing four overdoses and one suspected overdose fatality over a 24-hour period. The four people who survived received
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911 tapes reveal horror at Clackamas shooting
PORTLAND – The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office released more than 900 pages of documents giving an in-depth account of what happened inside the Clackamas Town Center during the shooting last December. No report, however, can account for the More…

Alaska Airlines Expands Its Portland, Ore., Service With New Flights to
"With today's announcement, we will have committed to eight new routes from Portland within the last 12 months as we continue expansion of this hub," said Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines' vice president of planning and revenue management. "With these More…

The Portland Timbers Honored A Sick Kid, Lost To Him | With Leather
The MLS Portland Timbers played an exhibition game against a kid with cancer for Make-A-Wish Day, drawing over 3000 fans.
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Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard named unanimous NBA
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard poses with the trophy after being named NBA basketball's Rookie of the Year on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Portland, Ore. Lillard also swept all six of the league's Rookie of the Month awards this season. More…

How the Portland Timbers made a cancer-stricken 8-year-old's wish
Atticus Lane-Dupre, a shaggy-haired 8-year-old boy diagnosed with cancer last fall, not only conjured up the idea of taking on the mighty Portland Timbers, but More…

Portland Timbers Make-A-Wish Game – Business Insider
The Portland Timbers, who average more then 20,000 fans at their games, have one of the biggest followings in MLS. And when Atticus Lane-Dupre, an 8-year-old who is battling cancer, got his wish (through Make-A-Wish) for his youth soccer
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How opportunist Rodney Wallace earned an unlikely starting spot
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 More…

Portland's mayor seeks to bust police commanding officers union
If the commanding officers' union is disbanded, Aitchison said he anticipates that few sergeants in the bureau would seek promotion, because they would no longer have the job protections that they now hold as members of the rank-and-file Portland More…

Portland police see rise in heroin overdoses
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say they are seeing a rise in heroin overdoses, and a dramatic increase in the use of the drug in Portland. Authorities have responded to 14 reports of overdoses and there have been three deaths from possible More…

Portland Masala – Indian – Food Carts Portland
Portland Masala – Fresh, quality Indian food from Punjabi at a food cart in downtown Portland, Oregon. More…

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