Portland News for June 7th 2013

Portland attack suspect seeks evidence dismissal
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Lawyers for a Scarborough man charged with kicking and stomping a woman on a Portland street with such severity that she was left with permanent brain damage have asked a judge to throw out some evidence in the case. More…

Portland, Oregon Gets First Light Rail With Supercapacitors
The southeast Portland Tacoma substation will house a unit that stores energy created through braking and then re-uses it either to send energy to the grid or for voltage stabilization during peak demand times. TriMet will use the system in voltage More…

In Portland, Startups Work Together to Recruit Engineers
Watch out Silicon Valley. Up in Oregon, the CEOs of Portland's top tech startups kicked off a recruiting campaign on May 29. Their goal: stop stealing each other's engineers and start poaching talent elsewhere. “I don't think there are any unemployed More…

Portland, Maine, hosts creative economy conference
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland is hosting a two-day regional gathering that's showcasing dozens of projects tied to the creative economy. The Creative Communities Exchange is being held Thursday and Friday at the Maine College of Art and other More…

Charlie Trotter's For Sale; Portland, ME Inspections Online – Eater
CHICAGO– Months after auctioning off almost everything inside the actual restaurant, Charlie Trotter's itself is now on the block for a cool $3.8 million. The price includes the house next…
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South Portland Residents Launch Tar Sands Signature Drive
A group of South Portland residents today launched a signature drive for a local citizens' initiative to block Canadian tar sands oil from flowing through their community. Tar sands opponents say that as the eastern shipping port of the Portland More…

Passengers shaken in Portland taxijacking | kgw.com Portland
A Broadway Cab driver and his passengers escaped uninjured Tuesday evening in downtown Portland after a man assaulted the driver and took off in the cab. More…

Portland, Maine, hosts creative economy conference – News Local
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland is hosting a two-day regional gathering that's showcasing dozens of projects tied to the creative economy. More…

Portland police want citizens to keep watch for suspicious behavior
In a Thursday morning announcement, Portland police reminded locals that tips, photos and videos from the public were crucial in identifying and later apprehending the suspects believed to be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Music from Real World Portland Episode 11 – Soundtrack Blog
Featured Artist: Belmont Lights Free Downloads from Episode 11 Belmont Lights Don't Touch – Free Download (right click to save) Super Water.
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Portland Man Pleads Guilty To Harassing Victims Of Aurora Theater
A Portland man accused of harassing victims in the Aurora theater shooting pleaded guilty to stalking and harassment on Wednesday. More…

East Africa Portland Advances to One-Year High: Nairobi Mover
East African Portland Cement Ltd., the smallest of Kenya's three publicly traded makers of the building material, jumped to the highest in a year on investor speculation the company will declare a full-year profit. The stock rose 4.3 percent to 61 More…

Portland pimp sentenced to 16 years
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 28-year-old man who forced teenage girls to work as prostitutes and took the money was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Portland to 16 years in prison. The U.S. attorney's office says Rashad Q. Sanders pleaded guilty to More…

Choose Your Portland Trail Blazers Center of the Future – Blazer's
Here's your chance to choose Portland's center of the future! We've listed them out. You make the call!
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Portland Thorns player Long hopes career takes flight at wing
PORTLAND — Allie Long was back in a familiar position for Sunday's Portland Thorns FC match against the Chicago Red Stars. But she wasn't very comfortable. With Christine Sinclair away with the Canadian national team, Long shifted from the left side More…

Portland Thorns vs. FC Kansas City: Preview
Portland and Kansas are entering week nine after suffering defeats in their previous games against Chicago and Sky Blue. FCKC may be at a greater disadvantage on Thursday after losing Lauren Sesselmann. She received a red card in week 7 against Sky More…

Portland man guilty in death of infant son
Keith Arthur Thibeault in court in Ionia Sept. 5, 2012 as he is arraigned on charges of child abuse and murder charges in connection with the March death of one of his infant sons. / State Journal file photo/Rod Sanford More…

Portland man convicted in 2012 death of infant
A Michigan man has been found guilty of murder and child abuse in the death of one of his infant sons. Jurors on Tuesday convicted Keith Thibeault of Portland in Ionia County Circuit Court. Authorities say Everette Thibeault was brought to Sparrow More…

Portland No. 2 on PETA's most-vegan list
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The animal-welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals says Portland ranks second on its list of most vegan-friendly cities in the United States. Tracy Reiman, PETA's executive vice president, praises Portland for More…

Portland's police oversight division to do independent investigation into
markkrugercityletter.jpg View full sizeThe April 29 letter from the city that was found posted on Portland police Capt. Mark Kruger's office door at East Precinct, exonerating him of a prior workplace harassment complaint. Now, Kruger is under scrutiny More…

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