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Portland (Multnomah, Oregon)

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  • Musical mind meld: Bruce Hornsby and Béla Fleck share a jones for genre-blurring exploration

    Musical mind meld: Bruce Hornsby and Béla Fleck share a jones for genre-blurring exploration
    For many jam-band fans, a double bill featuring Bruce Hornsby's Noisemakers and Béla Fleck's Flecktones is a pipe dream come true. Both bands feature virtuoso musicianship, startling versatility and a lust for exploring the outer limits. For followers of...
  • Charges Dropped Against U.S. Skier Who Urinated On Girl

    Charges Dropped Against U.S. Skier Who Urinated On Girl
    A man who was arrested for urinating on an 11-year-old girl's leg while on board a New York-bound JetBlue flight will not face charges, however the incident has cost him his position on the U.S. Ski Team development squad. According to authorities, the...
  • Captured: Stephanie Forester: Female fugitive with a thing for meth and video poker arrested

    Captured: Stephanie Forester: Female fugitive with a thing for meth and video poker arrested
    UPDATE: U.S. marshals have arrested Stephanie Forester, who is accused of leading police on two chases in Washington and Oregon earlier this month. Authorities took the 29 year old into custody Friday in downtown Portland, after she was seen leaving a...
  • Union protesters arrested at Port of Longview

    Union protesters arrested at Port of Longview
    Twelve longshoremen's union protesters were arrested on Wednesday for trying to block a train from entering a grain terminal in Washington state as labor tensions flared again at the Port of Longview. Ten of the demonstrators, including the wives and...
  • Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors

    Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors
    At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms. Doctors in the...
  • 'X Factor' hopefuls line up to audition

    'X Factor' hopefuls line up to audition
    Megi Caushi woke up at 4 a.m. Tuesday and took the train to Chicago, breathless for her shot at stardom on the latest nationally televised talent show — only to find out she was at the wrong place. Having arrived at what was formerly known as...
  • Festivals abound around the U.S.

    Festivals abound around the U.S.
    Those planning a summer vacation in the U.S., have plenty of special, enriching events to enjoy in various parts of the country. Here are more than a dozen events –just some of what's on tap for the summer--arranged chronologically. These festivals...
  • Interview with the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, at Daniel Street this Week

    Interview with the Pains of Being Pure at Heart, at Daniel Street this Week
    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Twin Shadow and The Stepkids. 7 p.m., May 2. Daniel Street Club, 21 Daniel St., Milford. $13-$15. 203-877-4446, danielstreetclub.com, manicproductions.org.   Kip Berman talks at great length about the influences,...
  • Get your caffeine on in the West

    Get your caffeine on in the West
    Do you get your buzz from a big mug of java or a shot of espresso? Maybe a soy hazelnut latte with honey or an icy frappé dripping with whipped cream and cinnamon? Or just a cuppa joe? How about your tea — black, white, green, yellow, red bush,...
  • Healthy travel habits

    Healthy travel habits
    Like many great discoveries, the inspiration for Andrew Rundle's study about the relationship between business travel and health was his own life. Rundle, an associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia University, was in a North Carolina Research...
  • New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant

    New doubts cast on safety of common driveway sealant
    If a company dumped the black goop behind a factory, it would violate all sorts of environmental laws and face an expensive hazardous-waste cleanup. But playgrounds, parking lots and driveways in many communities are coated every spring and summer with...
  • Police Chief Shot And Killed In Oregon

    Police Chief Shot And Killed In Oregon
    The popular police chief of a small Oregon town was shot to death Wednesday while investigating an attempted car theft at a strip mall. The suspect was wounded by gunfire shortly after several officers rushed to the scene. The killing of Rainier...