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Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded

A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three men exiting a uniform shop, which lead to …

Chicago-Portland Flight: Disruptive Man Arrested Chicago-Portland Flight: Disruptive Man Arrested

What is it about the Portland flights? People seem to be getting a little stir-crazy these days. Maybe cabin fever is getting to everyone and spring just needs to hurry up and arrive. A man on a United Airlines flight …

Fiona Apple Heckled By Fans in Portland Fiona Apple Heckled By Fans in Portland

Musician, Fiona Apple hasn’t had the easiest of tours so far (and her tour only started two days ago on Thursday, Oct. 3.) The 36-year-old singer/songwriter couldn’t simply perform for her Portland audience without them shouting hateful comments, constantly interrupting …

Terrence Jones Arrested For Stomping On Homeless Man Terrence Jones Arrested For Stomping On Homeless Man

It is easy for NBA players to draw criticism. It is even easier when they do things like stomp of sleeping homeless people. Terrence Jones, who currently plays for the Houston Rockets, was arrested last night in Portland, OR for …

John McAfee Just Posted This Video Of Himself Playing Piano In The Middle Of An Airport John McAfee Just Posted This Video Of Himself Playing Piano In The Middle Of An Airport
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McAfee antivirus founder John McAfee seems to be having a great deal of fun since he returned to the States after his highly publicized run from authorities in Belize. Recently, McAfee put out a funny video responding to all the …

Portland Police Brake for Ducks, Even in Hot Pursuit Portland Police Brake for Ducks, Even in Hot Pursuit
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This may be the most intense police pursuit you’ve ever seen. Traffic Officer Mark James of the Portland Police Bureau caught a car doing 52 in a 35, endangering the lives of every motorist on the road. Hot on the …

Blazers Owner Paul Allen Wages Twitter War with Sports Columnist Blazers Owner Paul Allen Wages Twitter War with Sports Columnist

In an article on OreganLive, sportswriter John Canzano railed Trailblazers owner Paul Allen for not spending enough money on his team and generally being a bad owner. He called on Allen to make a move on whether to sell the …

Portland Man Strips Naked in Airport to Protest TSA Portland Man Strips Naked in Airport to Protest TSA

More news today on America’s general discontent with the TSA. A Portland man got completely naked at a TSA checkpoint, saying in the police report “he flies a lot and had disrobed as a form of protest against TSA Screeners …

Google Tests NFC Tech, Holds Hotpot Contest In Portland
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Near Field Communication (NFC) technology is not mainstream.  Indeed, the average consumer probably hasn’t heard of it yet.  But Google’s going to give NFC and its new Hotpot service a push in Portland, encouraging local businesses and consumers to get involved.