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Sunday, July 4th, 2010, 6:15 am

For some, living in a vehicle is common sense

In a converted bus parked among the weeds in an industrial area just off the Portland peninsula, a man named Steve is living the good life.

“I live like a king,” he said last Friday, seated at his kitchen table of his converted bus, eating chips and salsa while country music played in the next room and the air conditioner hummed.