Portland News for May 17th 2013

Portland man sentenced to 25 years for sexual exploitation of a child
PORTLAND, Maine — A local man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District court to 25 years in federal prison on one count of sexual exploitation of a minor. David Muise, 26, of Portland was also sentenced to 20 years of supervised release.
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Portland budget meeting expected to draw large crowd opposing proposed SUN
A large number of people unhappy about Portland Mayor Charlie Hales' proposal to cut $272,000 in city “pass-through” money to several area SUN schools are expected to turn out tonight for the first of three public hearings on the mayor's proposed budget. More…

Portland craft brewer looks to raise $260K
Portland craft brewer looks to raise $260K. Courtesy Peter Bissell. Bissell Brothers Brewing Co. has raised around 40% of the capital the company is seeking from investors to join Portland's busy craft brewing scene. RELATED CONTENT More…

'The Real World: Portland' — 'Pantsfall,' and a few words from Daisy
This is Daisy. You might know me as the dog on "The Real World: Portland." Although we filmed in Portland last year, the series is currently airing. But just because the filming is over doesn't mean I'm not still traumatized by the experience. You can More…

Portland startup launches transit mobile ticketing service. Is this the future?
tri_met You know that moment when you're rushing to catch the bus and you realize you don't have the exact cash fare in your pocket? GlobeSherpa claims it is going to change that. Today, the Portland-based startup announced the launch of the beta More…

Watch 3OH!3 Discuss Their 'Real World: Portland' Guest Music
Watch 3OH!3 discuss their music supervisor role on MTV's The Real World: Portland.
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Photocraft moving from Northwest Portland to Beaverton
Graphic design and printing company Photocraft will relocate its 100-plus employees from Northwest Yeon Avenue in Portland to Beaverton's Southwest Millikan Way by mid-June.
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Portland Police Pursuit – Neatorama
http://youtu.be/rEhYBkggftk] (YouTube link)The Portland Police Department shares a dash cam video of Traffic Officer Mark James pursuing a speeder. But that's not all that happens. -Thanks, MB!…
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Portland Timbers announce US Open Cup opener, U-23 team advances
The Portland Timbers learned that they would be playing the winner of a May 21 match between the Austin (TX) Aztex of the Premier Development League and the Wilmington (NC) Hammerheads of the USL Pro League. With hosting duties being randomly More…

Pipeline owner asks Vermont to reconsider tar-sands oil ruling
In its motion to reconsider, the Portland-Montreal Pipeline Corp. Pipeline said the coordinator of the District 7 Environmental Commission, who issued the ruling last month, got the facts wrong that she used to reach her conclusion that any effort to … More…

Revival of Portland's iconic Yaw's Top Notch Restaurant folds amid labor
Yaw's Top Notch Restaurant a once wildly popular Portland institution that closed after the era of drive-up restaurants faded, closed again Monday by landlord eviction eight months after it attempted a comeback. The boot from its new home in the More…

Portland's TriMet ushers in mobile ticketing for smartphones – Engadget
Not all of Portland, Oregon is dreaming of the '90s. As proof of that, the region's transit system, TriMet, is taking a step into the future by launching the beta test of an electronic ticketing system that lets riders purchase fares from their More…

Portland police officer stops car chase to help duck | The Sideshow
From the blog The Sideshow: A Portland, Ore., police officer in pursuit of a speeding car, put the chase on hold to help a duck in distress. In a dash-cam video More…

Whitecaps need no motivation for Portland
Diego Chara of the Portland Timbers shakes hands with John Thorrington of Vancouver FC after their game at Jeld-Wen Field on August 20, 2011 in Portland, Oregon. The Timbers won the game 2-1. Photograph by: Steve Dykes , Getty Images. Caleb Porter … More…

Portland mayor reverses course and decides to fund mental health center
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales announced Thursday that the city will not cut its share of funding for the Crisis Assessment and Treatment Center, as he had set out to do in his proposed budget. "We are gratified that people having serious mental health More…

Video: Wandering duck family thwarts Portland traffic stop | Seattle
A ducky parade saved one Portland speeder from ticket after the police officer pursuing him broke off the traffic stop to assist a family of quackers. The video above provided by Portland Police shows the whole adorable incident. And it's even
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Portland Winterhawks looking to make amends – Montreal Gazette
Travis Green admits he had concerns when he assumed the Portland Winterhawks’ head-coaching reins at the end of November. Green was left to take charge after his mentor Mike Johnston was suspended by the WHL for the remainder of the 2012-13 … More…

Whitecaps stoke their motivation for Portland – The Province
Portland is unbeaten in nine games, and with four of their six ties coming on the road, the Whitecaps have healthy respect. And perhaps more important, the Timbers are 4-0-1 against the Caps in MLS. It’s a sore spot for the club, from ownership down to … More…

Portland neighbors pave their own potholes
But just last week they received letters from the City of Portland, stating that because the homeowners and the paving company did not get the proper permits, they are now liable for any run-off, flooding or environmental problems their unauthorized More…

Seattle looks to Portland for a public potty
Portland has seven of the stainless steel restrooms scattered around the city. They are free for anyone to use 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Users like Nate Johnson say they are convenient because most businesses won't let you use their restroom More…

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