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Protests occurred at Matisyahu concerts in Portland and Bend, Oregon over his pro-Israel views, with some concert cancellations, but no reported violence.
Portland, Oregon, joined the global "Believe in Ukraine" movement, supporting Ukraine's resistance against Russia's invasion, as detailed by KOIN and validated by USAID's aid contributions.
Flight attendants, pilots, and airline workers picketed at Portland International Airport for better pay and working conditions, with a potential strike by Alaska Airlines flight attendants.
A Portland State University report indicates an 8.5% increase in Oregon's homeless population, with a stark lack of shelter space to accommodate the surge.
Portland's rising graffiti issue is escalating, as examined by Willamette Week, affecting the city's visual landscape and frustrating residents and officials.
The report reveals gaps in Portland's shelter system for LGBTQ+ individuals, noting a lack of resources and data on sexual orientation and gender identity in homelessness services.
Portland school staff union holds a "practice picket" as part of an ongoing dispute over pay and working conditions, emphasizing their value to the education system.
The report shows Oregon's tax system favors the rich but the state is less regressive than most, according to a study and the Oregon Center for Public Policy's analysis.
Suspected arson at the future site of a Portland homeless shelter led to heavy machinery being set on fire, causing significant damage and prompting an investigation.
Portland Fire & Rescue is set to launch an overdose response team with funding approved by city leaders, aiming to administer on-scene medication for opioid overdoses.
Homeless people in Portland face challenges recovering belongings after city sweeps by Rapid Response Bio Clean, which has a history of legal issues for discarding personal items.
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