"Portland: Almost a Canadian city"

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Canadians love Portland, because Portland is the most Canadian city in the United States.

Outgoing Mayor Vera Katz calls the Oregon city "more than a place, it's a state of mind," and that's true. Portland has a highly educated, politically liberal, environmentally conscious population. It's a kinder, gentler America, and the city's million citizens, including young idealists from Portland State, the University of Portland, Reed College and Lewis and Clark College who are carving out a dynamic, creative, urban vision along the shores of the Willamette River...

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That city is about as interesting to me as Hartford, CT.