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10 Reasons it Stinks to be a Straight Single Woman in Portland

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Portand: You’re a wonderful city, full of hipsterish, handsome men. You’ve got a great nightlife, a fantastic cultural offering, and a million awesome places for a date. But finding a boyfriend in this town is harder than finding a brunch venue without a line. Here are 10 reasons why it stinks to be a single straight woman in Portland. 

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National Suicide Prevention Week: What You Can Do To Help

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Imagine for a moment that 700 Oregonians had died from a public health menace. That’s more than five times the number of homicides. Included in that number is an average of two Portlanders who died each week from the same cause. And then imagine that those deaths were preventable.

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Portland Threads: Vintage & Thrift

Prudence wearing a American Apparel hat, vintage glasses, and thrifted necklaces.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Portland Threads is GoLocalPDXs weekly review of what Portlanders are wearing on the streets. Women this week dressed in their found vintage and thrift treasures to create unique looks that can withstand the breezy end of summer days.

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Oregon in Top 10 States Where People Walk The Most

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Oregonians are among the top walkers in the nation. A study posted on the health and fitness site Greatist ranks the top 15 states where people walk the most. Where does Oregon fall on the list? No. 6.  

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College Counseling: Great Co-op Colleges

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Three Things about five co-op colleges. Programs at these colleges are specifically designed to give students hands-on paid experience in their major field during college so they are career-ready adults when they graduate.

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Revenue Down 30 Percent Since Street Closures, Old Town Businesses Say

Friday, September 12, 2014

Old Town/China Town businesses say their margins are down as much as 30 percent since the city imposed weekend street closures in 2012. The Old Town Entertainment District, a section of town just north of Burnside that's closed off weekend nights, was created as a pilot project in December 2012. The district closes the blocks between Northwest 2nd and 4th avenues from West Burnside to Northwest Everett  Street between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

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Five Years On, Westside Commuter Train Bleeds Cash

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Despite the economic rebound, more than five years of operations, and promises by TriMet, taxpayers are still subsidizing each ride on the Westside Express Service (WES) to the tune of $13.94 a trip. That’s the most expensive subsidy of any of TriMet’s modes of transit and it's unlikely to change in the foreseeable future.

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Five Fun Things to Do This Weekend

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Friday, September 12, 2014

September is getting arty. And sexy. And techie. And funny. And weird. It's Portland, so of course it's getting weird. Here are five fun things to do that will open your mind or at least get your mind off work. Get out there and do some of them.

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Glenn Parker: Importance of Ducks’ Win Over Spartans

Parker believes the Ducks’ comeback victory against Michigan State should have lasting implications. Photo Credit: rayterrill via Compfight cc

Friday, September 12, 2014

Although Pac-12 Networks football analyst Glenn Parker is a graduate of the University of Arizona, he has a thorough understanding of the culture that exists at Oregon - a brother and sister married into families filled with Ducks fans, and several nephews and nieces are enrolled in Eugene. 

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Oregon Politics: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Every Friday, GoLocalPDX breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Oregon politics. Check out who made the lists this week.

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