10 31 2014
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Give Thanks

Nine-year volunteer Mary Karas, left; Tim Tommaso, program manager of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon's food services division; Clinton Berlin, 17, a student at the Portland International Community School; and McCoy Academy student Andrew Hill, 17, get first crack Tuesday at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon's annual Thanksgiving dinner, held at the Patton Home. Hundreds of people enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal every year at the event.


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Last Weeks Poll Results

In Orlando, Fla.,  police follow a simple rule for high-speed chases:  "If you can't cite 'em, you can't chase 'em."  
The Portland Police Bureau has more latitude in its high-speed pursuit guidelines.


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Center Dedicated to Muhammad Ali

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Muhammad Ali can still draw a big crowd.
The boxing great took center stage in his hometown Saturday night to celebrate the opening of the Muhammad Ali Center, a six-story tribute to Ali's storied career and a legacy to his ideals of peace and tolerance.
The Hollywood-style event, at a performing arts center next door to the Ali Center


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Blumenauer: Time to Get Out of Iraq

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer has added to the growing chorus of voices opposing the war in Iraq. A longtime critic of the war, the Oregon Democrat this week joined fellow Democratic Reps. John Murtha of Pennsylvania and Peter DeFazio of Oregon by releasing a detailed plan for withdrawal from Iraq.
Blumenauer's plan, however, goes further than laying out a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. military forces.


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