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Portland pledges $17.7 million for Division Street high-capacity bus line
The City Council unanimously supported the plan to fund a share of the $175 million transit project. Portland will contribute $17.7 million to TriMet's proposed project to bring high-capacity bus service between downtown and Gresham. Andrew Theen | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/atheen/index.html
What constitutes a legal police search at heart of Oregon man's case
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in May that Portland police conducted a bad search of the car Mark Patrick Johnson was driving during a traffic stop. The panel reversed Johnson's conviction for drug distribution. But two of the judges on the panel cited concerns about their own decision. Maxine Bernstein | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/mabernst/index.html
TriMet's shift from paper tickets to Hop Fastpass nearly complete
TriMet riders will no longer be able to buy paper tickets at large grocery stores in the Portland area in early October. Andrew Theen | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/atheen/index.html

Portland News

What constitutes a legal police search at heart of Oregon man's case
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in May that Portland police conducted a bad search of the car Mark Patrick Johnson was driving during a traffic stop. The panel reversed Johnson's conviction for drug distribution. But two of the judges on the panel cited concerns about their own decision. Maxine Bernstein | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/mabernst/index.html
Readers respond: Scooters an accident waiting to happen
Oregonian/OregonLive letter to the editor Letters to the editor http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveoreglet/index.html

E. J. Dionne

Democrats have a chance to shape politics for a decade
Author: E.J. Dionne
Pragmatic Democrats who appeal to the center and left are winning in gubernatorial primaries.

The Stump

Leonard Pitts Jr.: A great moment in Black History
Miami Herald syndicated columnist Syndicated columns http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveoregsyc/index.html
Readers respond: Scooters an accident waiting to happen
Oregonian/OregonLive letter to the editor Letters to the editor http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveoreglet/index.html

Portland City Hall Watch

Readers respond: Scooters an accident waiting to happen
Oregonian/OregonLive letter to the editor Letters to the editor http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/oliveoreglet/index.html

NYT Politics

Fact Check: Was the U.S. Actually ‘Built on Tariffs,’ as Trump Says?
Author: JULIA JACOBS
We took a look at the evidence for President Trump’s claim, which appeared to refer to a period starting in the late 19th century.

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