FILE - In this July 10, 2008 file photo, a bicyclist is a blur traveling along the east bank of the Willamette River as the downtown skyline is bathed in early morning sunlight in Portland, Ore. A ... more 
FILE - In this July 10, 2008 file photo, a bicyclist is a blur traveling along the east bank of the Willamette River as the downtown skyline is bathed in early morning sunlight in Portland, Ore. A famous quip by Fred Armisen on the television show "Portlandia" led Portland State University researchers to investigate the reality behind the comment. The quirky IFC network series pokes fun at the Oregon city's many eccentricities. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Don Ryan, File
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