Portland in the News: Lives Saved; 75 Years of PSU; Baseball History & More | February 18, 2021

In the 1940s, Portland was home to an all black baseball team called The Rosebuds. And this year, they are coming back.

Founded to give soldiers returning home from World War II a place to get higher education, Portland State University turns 75 years old this year.

And thanks to strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines, the Portland area saved 2,000 lives, economists say.

Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:

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