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By the Grace of God

As a tide of new owners and rising prices flooded inner North and Northeast Portland’s historically African American neighborhoods, many of the area’s black residents were pushed out. Now, scattered across the farthest reaches of America&rsquo

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/17/2012
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Occupy Santa

The people of Portland have a few Yuletide demands.

  • Published 11/23/2011
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The Best of Times

A recent Brookings Institution study identified Portland as one of the recession’s hardest-hit cities ... in the world. But Portland harbors good news in business—and even more crucial areas, like education and, y'know, oxygen.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 12/22/2010
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Home Economics

Clip out these coupons when you need a rest from the little ones...or something else from your significant other.

  • Published 04/27/2010


Shades of Success

The Dewey Color System test (which anticipates the potential careers of participants based on their favorite shades) is put to work as we experiment on prominent Portlanders.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/23/2010
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Solid Grounds

Local youth mentoring program P:ear helps kids get off the street and behind the counter with a barista program.

  • By Martin Patail
  • Published 01/19/2010
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Call of Duty

Anna Sachse went into jury duty with visions of Law and Order, excited to be a part of the judicial system. She left with a much different vision: our system needs help.

  • By Anna Sachse
  • Published 01/19/2010
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Vox Populi

What are the most tiresome Portland stereotypes? How spiritual is the city? What's the deal with Kitzhaber? We asked you, and here are your answers.

  • Published 12/16/2009


Unspoken Word

On the heels of Megan McMorris' _P.S. What I Didn't Say_, a Portland native scours schools, churches, and prisons for letters indicating what someone would have said.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 11/09/2009
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Shortcut to Heaven

To honor the two thousandth anniversary of the Apostle Paul's birth, Pope Benedict XVI granted all Catholic dioceses around the world the authority to grant plenary indulgences—code for forgiveness of previous sins. But there's a catch: you've got j

  • By Sam Holder
  • Published 05/26/2009
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