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City Council Astrology

An astrologer predicts how our new city council will collaborate—and clash!

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 12/12/2012
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Q&A: NPR's Ari Shapiro

Culturephile picks the multitalented brain of NPR White House correspondent, occasional Pink Martini singer, and former Portlander Ari Shapiro.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 11/15/2012
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PDX Index: The Big Campaign

The numbers tell the story in any election, whether it's the current one or a pre-Civil War campaign.

  • Published 09/24/2012
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Slide Show: PDX Index | The Big Campaign

  • Published 09/21/2012
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Smith and Hales: Two Questions About Character

The candidates vying to be Portland's mayor address two questions about character.

  • Published 09/12/2012
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Tilting at Landfills

Fifth-generation farmer Ramsey McPhillips and a motley crew of neighbors wage a quixotic battle to stop North America’s largest garbage company from growing even bigger in the heart of Oregon's wine country.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/23/2012
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Power Play

Portland’s City Council inspires performance art.

  • By Roxanne Myslewski
  • Published 08/23/2012

Bright Lights

Portland Nice: The Rose City’s Thorny Race Politics

See excerpts from our April 9 Bright Lights discussion with three prominent African American leaders on how our city’s well-known liberal values may be thwarting a more equitable future.

  • By Rhea Combs
  • Published 05/18/2012
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Running in Place

Next month, Portland voters will weigh the merits of many would-be mayors. But how do the three major candidates—Eileen Brady, Charlie Hales, and Jefferson Smith—see the city they want to lead?

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 03/23/2012
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Wu’s Next?

David Wu's congressional seat has a storied past—and present.

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/14/2011
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