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Beastie Meets Beasties at the Oregon Zoo

I know I promised a continuation of my tales from Orvieto for today’s post, but I thought I’d take a little break from the Italian adventures and share a recent outing that’s a little more local. 553 more words



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Portland’s Climate Action Plan also includes goals to decrease the city’s transportation-related carbon emissions 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, 40 percent by 2040 and 80 percent by 2050. 38 more words

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2016 Community Survey: Portlanders’ ratings of city livability

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Some demographic groups rate city livability worse than others: 1) 60 and older 2) Have lived in same residence for 10 years or more 3) Earn less than $75,000 4) Less than a bachelor’s degree.

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7 Tech Booming Companies Based out of Portland

There’s the silicon valley and then there’s the silicon forest. Over the past several years, Oregon has seen a major increase in tech companies on the scene. 111 more words


Arabic Speaking Church in Portland, OR

Meet the retiree-turned-pastor who’s creating a home for Portland’s Arabic Christians.

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The Florida Panthers Logo is Awesome

At one time, no one would believe that hockey would be played professionally south of the Everglades. This team not only is competitive on the ice, but the hockey sweaters they are now wearing sports a pretty sweet new logo. 758 more words