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Portland City Council approved the first bundle of funds for a plan to ban street camping and move people into mass encampments. The proposal relies on cutting funds currently required to operate several homeless shelters.
Let's go, brainy pants! 🧠 It's time to play another exciting POP QUIZ PDX (the "world cup" of trivia games). This week: Quizzy Qs about local Pinocchios, celebrity Santas, and boo-hoo cry-baby businesses that threaten to skedaddle out of town! 🙄
After months of pressure, Merritt Paulson announced that he is selling the Portland Thorns in the aftermath of an abuse scandal that rocked the National Women’s Soccer League.Continue reading »