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Portland council green lights PGE renovation

Portland appears another step closer to MLS membership and participating in the Heritage Cup and renewing its regular rivalry with the Sounders.

All of this because the city approved renovation of PGE Park into an MLS-quality soccer-specific stadium.

Here's a report from the Oregonian, which is pretty thick on the financing side, but you can survive it if you skim a bit, and the bottom line seems to be good news for the Timbers.