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Same-Sex Couple Dropped on Interstate 84 Suing Broadway Cab for $38,000

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The same-sex couple refused service by a Broadway Cab driver last July are now suing him and the taxi company for $38,000.

In a suit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Thursday, Kate Neal and Shanako Devoll say Ahmed Egal intentionally caused them emotional distress and held them under false arrest, and that Broadway Cab is guilty of negligence. <...   More
 
Friday, July 25, 2014 by REBECCA TURLEY

When Darkness Falls

The city is considering a new permit as a hammer over problematic late-night businesses.


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For years, the city of Portland and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission have worked as uneasy partners in law enforcement, playing a game of “good cop, bad cop” with bars they identify as p   More
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 REBECCA TURLEY

Reed College Trustees Still Debating Divestment from Oil and Coal

The board misses its self-imposed May deadline for announcing its plans.

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For more than a year and a half, students at Reed College have been calling on the school’s trustees to get Reed’s investments out of companies that deal in oil and coal. They were promised an answer by the end of the school year.
Nearly a month beyond that deadline, they’re still waiting. College students across the country are    More
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 by REBECCA TURLEY

City Commissioner Steve Novick's 10 Arguments for the Portland Street Fee

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City Commissioner Steve Novick is ready to talk some more about the Portland street fee.
The architect of the much-maligned plan to raise at least $40 million a year for road repairs will take questions at noon today at a Portland City Club forum in the Governor Hotel.
Novick has been earnestly arguing for the $144-a-household fee over the past few weeks,    More
 
Friday, June 6, 2014 by REBECCA TURLEY
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