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  2. George Floyd protests in Portland, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    The Oregon chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the City of Portland, the Portland Police Bureau, and other law enforcement entities on June 28, claiming that police targeted and attacked journalists and legal observers On July 17, the ACLU added the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the United States ...

  3. Sports in Portland, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    The Portland Touch Rugby team is a member of the US Federation of International Touch (USFIT)and has won the national championship several times, most recently in 2007 (Portland, Oregon), 2008 (Houston), and 2009 (Portland, Oregon). The team, the Portland Hunters , is home to a number of key members of the US National Touch team who have ...

  4. St. Johns, Portland, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    St. Johns is a neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, United States, located in North Portland on the tip of the peninsula formed by the confluence of the Willamette River and the Columbia River. It was a separate, incorporated city from 1902 until 1915, when citizens of both St. Johns and Portland voted to approve its annexation to Portland, which ...

  5. Tourist attractions near Portland, Oregon - Wikipedia

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    challenging five-mile (round trip) hike to scenic panorama of the Pacific Ocean, Columbia River, and dozens of miles of state forests covering NW Oregon and SW Washington 69 111: 1.75: SE: nature: Bagby Hot Springs: natural hot springs with rustic private tubs, requires a three-mile (2 km) (round trip) forest hike 60 97: 1.5: E: nature ...

  6. Fremont Bridge (Portland, Oregon) - Wikipedia

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    The Fremont Bridge was also the 26th Peregrine falcon nest site designated in Oregon in 1995 after the raptor was placed on the U.S. Threatened and Endangered Species list in 1970. Etymology. The bridge as well as Portland's associated Fremont Street were named for John C. Fremont (1813–1890).

  7. Keep Portland Weird - Wikipedia

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    History. The slogan was created with the intention of supporting local businesses and small business owners. It was based on the Keep Austin Weird organization and slogan in Austin, Texas, and was brought to Portland in 2003 by Music Millennium owner Terry Currier after he learned of the movement in Austin.

  8. The Oregonian - Wikipedia

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    The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, Oregon, United States, owned by Advance Publications.It is the oldest continuously published newspaper on the U.S. west coast, founded as a weekly by Thomas J. Dryer on December 4, 1850, and published daily since 1861.

  9. Concordia University (Oregon) - Wikipedia

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    Concordia University was a private Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS) university in Portland, Oregon that closed in Spring 2020. One remaining program, the accelerated bachelor's degree, continues to operate under another Concordia University System school.