I'm a news reporter for the Mercury. I've spent a lot of the last decade in journalism — covering tragedy and chicanery in the hills of southwest Missouri, politics in Washington, D.C., and other matters elsewhere. I've been in Portland three years, love it and want to help make it better. Let's keep it amicable!

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