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Philadelphia. Oregon Local News, Breaking News, Sports & Weather - Blogtown, PDX. The first reports, in the wee hours this morning, mentioned something about an armed man running through a neighborhood in Southwest Portland—around SW Capitol and Primrose—and police calling out their tactical unit.

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But the real story about what was happening while most of us slept didn't spill out until a little after 7 this morning in a long police statement. It's not been revealed what led to the encounter. Emergency and Disaster Information Service. About Less Wrong. Interested in improving your reasoning and decision-making skills?

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