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Portland, Ore., Withdraws from Terrorism Program

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Portland, Ore., Withdraws from Terrorism Program

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Portland, Ore., Withdraws from Terrorism Program

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Portland, Ore., becomes the first city to opt out of the federal government's Joint Terrorism Task Force. Mayor Tom Potter says the FBI won't give him the same level of security clearance as two police officers working on the task force — making it impossible for him to oversee their work. Kristian Foden-Vencil of Oregon Public Broadcasting Reports.