Portland News for May 7th 2013

Portland see rivals slip-up
PORTLAND United’s championship hopes were handed a massive boost on Saturday as they won at Holt and title challengers Wincanton were thumped 5-0 by Wareham Rangers. After Wincanton had been held to a goalless draw by Weymouth Reserves … More…

Portland Timbers' fast start will be tested at Dallas
"We're continuing to grow as a group, but we're also continuing to get points," Portland coach Caleb Porter said after training Sunday morning. "Even though it's not three (points), you're still getting one. That gives you momentum. We've had a good More…

Scranton Says Goodbye to The Office
They came from Portland (both Maine and Oregon). They came from just a few blocks away. They came to Scranton, Pennsylvania thousands of them to pay tribute to the show that made … email ? print. By TV Guide. The Leavenworth Times – Leavenworth, KS More…

Fluoride will help grow healthier teeth in Portland: Editorial endorsement
It seems that Clean Water Portland, which opposes fluoridation, has been doing some campaign advertising masquerading as a poll. One of the questions, as reported last week by The Oregonian's Ryan Kost, is the following nugget of nasty: "Did you know More…

Portland Murder Suspect Caught In Seattle – RTTNews
Authorities in Seattle have arrested a man from Portland, Oregon who was wanted in the death of his wife. The Portland Tribune reports that Le Huang, 46, was wanted in the investigation for the murder of his wife, Dixiang Huang, 33, who was found dead More…

March for Babies walkers raise thousands
The Portland walk was one of a dozen fundraisers being held by the March of Dimes across the state during the first two weekends in May to help mothers have healthy full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. This year’s goal was to raise $425,000, said … More…

Portland State adds 12th game to schedule
Portland, OR – Portland State football will have 12 regular- season games for the first time after adding an Aug. 29 season opener against Eastern Oregon University, the Big Sky university announced Monday. The additional home date will give Portland More…

MacKinnon: Edmonton Oil Kings must put down speed bumps to slow down
EDMONTON – In levelling the Western Hockey League best-of-seven championship series on the weekend, the Portland Winterhawks also showcased their ‘A’ game, and a discombobulating, speed-based blur it is, when it gets rolling. The 3-0 score on … More…

Edmonton Oil Kings could use a rest and a boost from their power play
Portland's defence did the majority of the work on Sunday night for goalie Mac Carruth, who needed to make only 16 saves for the shutout win. Edmonton was held to a combined five shots over the first and third periods (three in the first, two in the More…

Portland Prepares For Fluoride Vote
This month, voters will decide whether to approve a plan to fluoridate Portland's water. Supporters say Portland children – especially in low-income families – suffer aggravated dental problems because the city has chosen not to add fluoride. Opponents More…

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. New England Revolution
G Donovan Ricketts (90 minutes): 8. Ricketts was very sharp all night, and he was a big reason why Portland was able to hang on for a point with the draw. His late save on New England forward Saer Sene's effort kept the match scoreless, but that wasn't More…

Train severs Portland man's leg
By Dennis Hoey dhoey@mainetoday.com. Staff Writer. PORTLAND ??? A 19-year-old Portland man’s leg was severed early Sunday evening when he was struck by a Pan Am Railways freight train in the city’s Riverton section, police said. click image to enlarge … More…

Batten Down The Hatches For This 'Real World: Portland' Midseason Recap!
Eerily calm weather typically indicates the eye of a storm, but we’re halfway through “Real World,” and the winds show no sign of slowing down. Joi’s choice to leave Portland led to the single most game-changing roomie-swap in the show’s history, and … More…

The Drupal 8 Track in Portland | GarfieldTech
It's true. Drupal 8 is coming, and it will be big. Not just lines of code (that too), but big in the sense that Drupal 8 changes more of Drupal than any major release in the last 10 years. The adoption of so many 3rd party components (from Symfony
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Other cities at the mercy of Portland fluoride vote
GRESHAM, Ore. – As the Portland fluoride vote approaches, campaigns on both sides are working hard. If voters approve it, about 900,000 people would get fluoride in their drinking water. But nearly a third of those people don't get to vote. 19 cities More…

Southwest Portland's Three Square Grill closing, owner plans Picklopolis
Three Square Grill, the 18-year-old Southwest Portland restaurant, is shutting its doors after Mother's Day brunch, Sunday, May 12. In an email to The Oregonian, Three Square Grill chef-owner David Barber wrote he is closing the Hillsdale neighborhood More…

Portland Housing Center and National NeighborWorks(R) Association Host West
PORTLAND, Ore., May 6, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — The Portland Housing Center and National NeighborWorks(R) Association today jointly host the West Coast launch of the Home Matters(TM) Movement, which aims to unite America around the essential role that More…

March for Babies walkers raise thousands
PORTLAND – Hundreds of walkers made their way around Back Cove on Sunday morning to benefit the March for Babies fundraiser. click image to enlarge. Walkers head to Baxter Boulevard at the start of the March of Dimes March for Babies fundraiser at … More…

Is That Occupy Portland Dancing Around a Golden Calf on May Day
Dan Sandini at Daylight Disinfectant recently posted video from the "May Day" protests in Portland, Oregon, and one of them alarmingly shows a group of young individuals dancing around a golden calf. Sandini's description of the video
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Portland man's leg severed by train
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old Portland man's leg was severed when he was struck by a train. Police say it appears the man was trying to hop onto the freight train in the city at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday when he fell off and his More…

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