In Portland, Ore., A Crackdown On SantaCon

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Each December, thousands pour into the streets of major American cities for SantaCon, a festival of debauchery in which crowds of drunk people in red suits crawl the local bars.

The organizers say they are all about a positive, festival brand of culture-jamming, but the events occasionally devolve into vandalism and worse.

In Portland, Ore., rumors of a crackdown are driving the semi-organized event to look for a new venue.

April Baer reports for Oregon Public Broadcasting.



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