Portland News for May 31st 2013

No day of rest for Portland's cheapskate motorist | Crosscut.com
Stop kvetching about Seattle's tough parking rules and take a Sunday drive to "easygoing" Portland.
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Portland Craft's Zach Poole grills steelhead trout with Spanish flavour
When he's not busy running the kitchen at Main Street's popular Portland Craft, you're likely to find him sipping a cold one with a meal. Beer is, in fact, one of the main reasons the Edmonton-born chef headed west when he was 19. “I and one of my More…

Nutcase Helmets at the Portland Art Museum | Urban Velo
nutcase_museum The Portland Art Museum has a new bike exhibit running from June 8 through September 8th showing off some 40 bicycles from pivotal points in bicycle design, as selected by collector and designer Michael Embacher.
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Portland's $139 million refurbished federal building officially opens
PORTLAND — Hundreds gathered Thursday for the official ribbon cutting on Portland’s newest, old federal building, the Edith Green-Wendall Wyatt. ???I love the building. I’ve loved it since I first learned about it in November,??? said Dorothy Robyn … More…

Portland vs. Lake Odessa Lakewood – Game Preview & News
Shannon Morse, Lakewood's top offensive player who scored twice against Wyoming Godwin Heights in Tuesday's district quarterfinal, couldn't get free while battling a constant Portland double team. Prior to the previous game, Morse missed about a month More…

Genetically modified wheat: Japan postpones order from Portland grain shipper
Japan, the biggest importer of soft white wheat grown in Oregon and Washington, postponed a 25,000-ton order from a Portland grain shipper Thursday, the first market fallout after the discovery of genetically engineered wheat plants growing in an More…

Portland downs Wilmington 5-1 in US Open Cup
CORRECTS TO TIMBERS, INSTEAD OF TRAIL BLAZERS – Portland Timbers forward Darlington Nagbe, right, charges in on Wilmington Hammerhead goalie Tony Hernandez as he dives for a save during the first half of a U.S. Open third round soccer game More…

Mayor Charlie Hales spars with auditor's office over CFO position
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales fired back at the city auditor on Wednesday after she questioned the ramifications of eliminating the city's chief financial officer position, only to receive far more pointed response in return. The fireworks erupted when More…

APNewsBreak: American Muslim sues FBI, saying he was tortured at their
PORTLAND, Ore. — An American Muslim who says he was beaten with batons by prison interrogators while held in solitary confinement overseas for more than three months has sued the FBI and State Department, claiming the torture was done at their More…

Music from Real World Portland Episode 10 – Soundtrack Blog
Featured Artist: CHVRCHES | photo credit: John Speirs Free Downloads from Episode 10 Dovetail Easier To See – Free Download (right click to.
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Teens wary of social media after Maine homicide
PORTLAND, Maine ??? The death of a 15-year-old Maine girl allegedly killed in a bizarre kidnapping plot involving a fake Facebook profile has prompted some of her classmates to scale back their social media use – or ditch it altogether. Nichole Cable … More…

Nathan MacKinnon powers Halifax Mooseheads to Memorial Cup win
Right now, Halifax can't get enough of their star forward and the Portland Winterhawks will be seeing him in their nightmares for years to come. The 17-year-old hockey wunderkind scored three times and had five points in leading his hometown Halifax More…

U.S. Open Cup: Four goals by Frederic Piquionne leads Portland
Piquionne scores a hat-trick, plus adds another for good measure, all in the first half during the third round match against the Wilmington Hammerheads. The Portland Timbers move on to face the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the fourth round.
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Steve Duin: Portland City Club cyclists take a wild spin
In a curiously dismissive update on bicycling hereabouts, the Portland City Club concludes, wisely, that increased safety is paramount, then foolishly argues for a tax on new bike sales to promote it. Equally striking is a narrative tone at odds with More…

USDA: non-approved modified wheat in Oregon field
PORTLAND, Ore. — Field workers at an Eastern Oregon wheat farm were clearing acres for the bare offseason when they came across a patch of wheat that didn't belong. The workers sprayed it and sprayed it, but the wheat wouldn't die. Their confused boss More…

MLB: Pedro pays Portland Sea Dogs a visit
PORTLAND — Fresh from an emotional night at Fenway Park, Pedro Martinez arrived at Hadlock Field Wednesday, ready to mentor the Portland Sea Dogs pitchers. click image to enlarge. STAR IN TOWN: Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez, now special More…

Tech Town Portland pitch; Federal Building now open: Downtown/Northwest
Ron Wyden toured the newly renovated Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt federal building in downtown Portland Wednesday morning, a day before it opens to the public. Photograph made using the iPhone 5 in panoramic mode. Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian More…

Report: Portland schools sought Medicaid money for students who'd
Two years ago, an audit by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General into Maine's practices of seeking federal Medicaid reimbursements attracted headlines. Specifically, the Inspector General said the
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Bogaerts finding rhythm in Portland
In less than two years since he received a surprise call-up from extended spring training to Low A Greenville in June 2011, Portland shortstop Xander Bogaerts has used each trip to the plate to improve on that younger version of himself. Those efforts More…

'The Real World: Portland': Zombie camp and carnal knowledge
So far, "The Real World: Portland" has shown us the roommates lounging around their Pearl District loft, hanging out at Splash Bar, "working" at Schmizza Pub & Grub by Portland State University (heaven forbid they should wander over to the campus and More…

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