Only About Half Have Paid Portland Arts Tax

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 22, 2014
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PORTLAND — Seven months since the Portland Arts Tax was due, still only about half of people required to pay the $35 yearly tax have paid up.

“We knew that the first year would be the lowest compliance because people were the least aware of the brand new tax and the infrastructure to collect isn’t fully implemented,” said Thomas Lannom, director of …

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Burglars Attack 71-Year-Old Man

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 20, 2014
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PORTLAND — Two men forced their way inside a home around 9:30 on Monday morning when the 71-year-old man who lives there answered a knock at the door.

He says they assaulted him and stole from him before running away and disappearing into the neighborhood on Northeast 125th Place off Shaver.  The victim was treated for minor injuries.

The suspects are said …

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Multnomah County Republicans To Raffle Off Gun, Honor Lincoln and MLK

Posted by Cort Johnson on January 14, 2014
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The Multnomah County Republican Party will raffle off an AR-15 rifle as part of the annual Lincoln Day Dinner in February, saying it’s a way to “celebrate the legacy of two great Republicans who demonstrated leadership and courage that all of us still lean on today: Martin Luther King, Jr and Abraham Lincoln.”

The drawing will take place at the Lincoln …

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Central Catholic High Recognized By Army National Guard

Posted by Cort Johnson on January 10, 2014
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The Army National Guard has honored Central Catholic High School as part of the 9th Annual MaxPreps Football Tour of Champions.

Central Catholic finished up it’s season Number 68 in the final rankings and is one of 50 schools being honored during this season’s tour. Central Catholic (14-0) posted its first unbeaten season since the school went undefeated in the 1952 …

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Happy Birthday to The Old Spaghetti Factory!

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 7, 2014
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Chances are you’ve celebrated a birthday at The Old Spaghetti Factory, had dinner there before the senior prom, or had drinks in the bar while overlooking the Willamette River.  The Portland institution is celebrating it’s 45th anniversary this year.  According to Carson Cook, marketing director and grandson of the founders, the restaurant was started in 1969 by Guss and Sally Dussin. …

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