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5 things to know today, including more insights on the hunting accident that's gripping Portland Happy Thursday to you, Portland. Here's your allotment of Five Things to Know. The counts are in We learned more details about the arrest of Kermit Washington, the former Blazers star, in Kansas City yesterday. He was charged with four felony counts, rela | May 26, 2016 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Multnomah's Bullseye-area lead testing indicates no positives Multnomah County said lead poisoning tests in Southeast Portland have yielded no positive results. The Multnomah County Health Department said Wednesday 192 people were screened for lead poisoning after revelations that high airborne lead levels infiltrat | May 26, 2016 1:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Portland businesses face another water bill increase Portland business owners would pay 7 percent more for water if the City Council approves a rate increase. The water bills businesses and residents receive has risen by that amount each of the last two years. While water service costs will rise about 7 per | May 26, 2016 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oregon will stick with federal insurance exchange, for now The Department of Consumer and Business Services plans to continue to use the federal platform for its health insurance exchange, rather than try again to build a state-based site. DCBS officials informed the state House and Senate interim health care com | May 25, 2016 8:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Christensen yacht execs sue 'corporate raider' Former Christensen Shipyards Ltd. officers have filed a lawsuit alleging a Tennessee media executive raided the Vancouver-based luxury yacht maker before taking over the company. The countersuit was in response to an attempt by Henry Luken, a longtime Chr | May 25, 2016 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smart toothbrush inventors named Intel's first Greatest Makers, land $1M The Intel-backed reality show Americas Greatest Makers has picked its first winner: a digital toothbrush invented by a group parents designed to motivate children around dental hygiene. The smart toothbrush has attractions for both children and adults. Fo | May 25, 2016 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vancouver planning commission votes to prohibit oil terminals on city land The Vancouver Planning Commission Tuesday voted to prohibit crude oil storage facilities within city limits, sending a clear message to Gov. Jay Inslee and two companies behind a proposed oil terminal. Tesoro Corp. and Savage Cos. are awaiting a decision | May 25, 2016 6:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ultra-sustainable apartments in North Portland fetch more than $355K apiece In Portland's apartment scene, it apparently pays to be sustainable. The 19-unit Kiln Apartments, one of the first mixed-use projects in the country built to Passive House certification, just sold for $6.75 million. That pencils out to a per-unit price of | May 25, 2016 6:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As feds dive into Cover Oregon debacle, partisan disagreement over who's to blame Competing partisan reports have emerged from Washington DC about who was responsible for the collapse of Cover Oregon, with Republicans supporting IT contractor Oracle America's version of events and Democrats siding with the state of Oregon's interpretat | May 25, 2016 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Blazer Kermit Washington indicted for pocketing charity's contributions Kermit Washington, who played for the Trail Blazers between 1979 and 1982 and lived in the Portland area for several years after retiring, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Kansas City. The indictment outlines four felony counts: Corruptly inte | May 25, 2016 5:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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