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The Portland Mercury is a free weekly newspaper based in downtown Portland. It comes out on Thursday.

Because The Mercury aims to serve educated, urban 20-somethings and 30-somethings, the Mercury often covers low-car issues, especially about bicycling. Here's an archive of its latest bike-related blog posts.

As of March 2011, the Mercury's transportation reporter is Sarah Mirk.

[edit] Ownership

The Mercury was founded in June 2000.

As of June 2010, The Mercury is owned by Index Newspapers LLC, also the publisher of The Stranger in Seattle. Index Newspapers, in turn, listed among its owners:

[edit] Circulation

According to Verified Audit Circulation, The Mercury's weekly circulation was about 34,000 in winter 2010.

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