Portland News for June 14th 2013

Madison's Portland Problem: Wisconsin's Capital is Creative Class
"There's a persistent rap that Madison simply lacks an entrepreneurial spirit."
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Portland-area foreclosures buck national trend, but it may not matter
One in every 714 Portland area households was affected by foreclosure in May. Washington County had the highest rate of foreclosure at one in every 643 households, followed by Multnomah and Clark counties, tied at one in 668 and Clackamas, one in 714. More…

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RECAP | Portland Timbers 2, Tampa Bay Rowdies 0. Michael Challenging stretch for Portland Timbers results in more opportunities for players. U.S. Open More…

Portland disability trainer for OHSU lived in luxury while claiming low-income
weDean Westwood, a Portland disability trainer and outreach specialist for Oregon Health & Science University, received low-income benefits while living in a luxury apartment on the Portland waterfront and owning a speedboat, according to court More…

Portland whistleblower: Rich Goward says job was eliminated, in part, for
In an interview with The Oregonian, Goward said he decided to speak out after learning about comments this week by Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who stood by Graham and suggested financial shenanigans were so prevalent under former Mayor Sam More…

Portland police order up new investigation into woman's complaint over
lisalhaynescrc.jpg View full sizeLisa Haynes contends Portland police violated her constitutional rights by detaining her, when they were looking for a thin, Hispanic man about 5 foot 4 to 5 foot 6 who was rifling through mailboxes. Haynes discussed More…

Zambezi Portland embezzlement: file handed over to police
An audit report that established possible embezzlement of over $35 million in Zambezi Portland Cement between 2010 and 2012 has been given to police in Ndola for further investigation and prosecution of suspects. The document submitted
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Ex-Portland soccer star accused of sex abuse
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former University of Portland soccer star Joey Leonetti has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl he coached. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says the 43-year-old Leonetti was arrested at his More…

LeakyCon Portland DAY PASSES are Now On Sale! | LeakyCon 2013
Want to come to LeakyCon Portland but can't make it the entire weekend? See an event on the schedule that made you regret that you're not coming? You're in luck, because Day Passes are back this year! LeakyCon Day Passes are $50
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Portland Jewish Film Festival looks forward, back as it marks 21st year
The seven narrative features, 10 documentaries and five short films spread throughout the Northwest Film Center's 21st Portland Jewish Film Festival are almost equally divided between those that attempt to preserve the points of light in an often dark More…

Portland moves to curtail panhandling
Tuesday night, the City Council’s Public Safety Committee voted unanimously to pass an ordinance that would prohibit lingering on median strips. In the last two years, the number of people looking for hand outs in Maine’s largest city has skyrocketed. More…

Portland Timbers advance in US Open Cup, Sporting Kansas City falls (links)
Timbers: Michael Nanchoff goal against Tampa Bay Rowdies (US Open Cup) Watch a highlight clip of Portland Timbers midfielder Michael Nanchoff (#17) who scored a brilliant goal off of a volley from teammate Jose Valencia (#20) in the 9th minute of the More…

Portland Adult Education loses its home
PORTLAND – For years, teachers and students of Portland Adult Education dealt with the leaky roof, the finicky boiler and the decaying floors. At least they had a home. click image to enlarge. West School on Douglass Street in Portland will close More…

Portland RT ready for Cattistock showdown
SECOND visits third in the game of the day in Dorset League Division Three on Saturday as Portland Red Triangle take their unbeaten record to Cattistock (2pm). It is a big couple of weekends for the island side, who host current leaders Cerne Valley More…

Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas | MLS Match Preview
The Portland Timbers put their long undefeated run on the line with a major test as MLS overall leaders FC Dallas come to Jeld-Wen Field for a Saturday afternoon match before an ESPN audience. The Timbers are unbeaten in 12 league games after their 2-2 More…

Lawsuit filed in Portland against Oregon berry processor in hepatitis
The class action suit, seeking to represent people who paid for shots to prevent infection, is the latest litigation filed against Townsend Farms. The outbreak has continued to grow, with 99 people sickened.
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Portland developer passes on Cupples project
At first glance, the Cupples 7 warehouse doesn't appear to be in such terrible shape, a developer from Portland, Ore., said Wednesday. But not only is the interior in ruins, the foundation needs major work, said Scott Reed, managing director of Reed More…

Portland man accused of plotting to kill business associate
PORTLAND, Ore. — A Southeast Portland man has been arrested on suspicion of hatching a plot to kill his business partner of a convenience store. Portland police officers arrested Mohdsidek Habibullah, 49, and booked him in the Multnomah County Jail on? … More…

Clackamas County and Southwest Portland events | OregonLive.com
Good morning Clackamas County. Here is my roundup of events in Happy Valley, Milwaukie, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, West Linn, Wilsonville, on Mount Hood, and in other locales in Clackamas County, as well as Southwest Portland.
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Portland adult education school closes doors
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – This will be the last semester that the Portland Adult Education School on Douglass Circle will be open. The building's ceilings are caving and leaking and the floors are bowing more with each footstep. However, the More…

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