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Portland, Oregon: City in Oregon, USA
Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest after Seattle. Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its combined statistical area (CSA) ranks 19th-largest with a population of around 3.2 million. Approximately 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area.


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Portland Woman Accused of Snatching Hijab Is Charged With Hate Crimes

Prosecutors said that the victim told the police she “no longer feels safe wearing a hijab in public and is relying on alternative methods to cover herself.”
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Portland, the largest city in Oregon, plans to propose first facial recognition ban affecting private companies

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What started as a dispute over two jobs in Portland escalated to a jury verdict that could devastate the storied International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
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Missing cat that traveled 1,200 miles reunited with its owner after 5 years

Sasha, a cat from Portland, went on "a great American adventure." Five years later, a microchip identified him 1,200 miles away and now he's home.
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Newly released surveillance video shows former Oregon WR Keanon Lowe subduing gunman at school

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The far-right Proud Boys claimed success and vowed monthly protests in Portland after an 'End Domestic Terrorism' rally in Oregon's largest city.
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