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Softball World Series comes to Portland, as do tourism dollars

When the Little League Softball World Series gets under way Thursday at Alpenrose Dairy in Southwest Portland, it will mark the final chapter of this summer’s championship odyssey for 10 teams of 11- and 12-year-old softball players. For Portland, it could mean a boost to the economy, according to Drew Mahalic of the Oregon Sports Authority. “It’s hard to calculate an exact total, but with its strong attendance and teams…

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