PSU Professors Take a Strike Vote

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on March 11, 2014
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PORTLAND, OREGON   The American Association of University Professors (PSU-AAUP) are holding a strike vote on Campus today and tomorrow.  A YES vote by faculty is authorize the bargaining team to a call a strike if the Administration does not agree to a fair contract offer.  Final contract offers were submitted by both sides March 3, 2014.  That triggered a …

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Bridge Joint Causes I-205 Traffic Jam

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 11, 2014
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TUALATIN — A bridge joint popped out of place on Interstate 205 southbound on the Tualatin River Bridge just before Stafford Road on Tuesday morning, backing up the commute for several miles well into the afternoon.

Traffic inched by in part of the right lane and on the shoulder for five hours while a crew from the Oregon Department of Transportation …

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Oregon Man Recalls Russian Kidnapping

Posted by Cort Johnson on March 11, 2014
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Ransom photo of Andrew Probst and Travis Tuttle – March 1998

Not many people can say they’ve been kidnapped and held hostage in Russia.  But that’s the case for Andrew Probst, who grew up Lebanon, Oregon.

In March 1998, Probst was a Mormon missionary working in Saratov, Russia.  He, along with his companion Travis Tuttle, were kidnapped and held for ransom.

Probst says …

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McDonalds to Take a Page from the Chipotle Playbook

Posted by Jake Baez on March 11, 2014
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There is a popular misconception that Chipotle restaurants are owned by McDonalds. While they were once an investor in our company, they divested in 2006 and our company went public on the New York Stock Exchange that year.

Source: Chipotle

A fact that is made evident by recent financial statistics posted by both companies. McDonald’s Feb. global same-store sales drop 0.3% in February, with …

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Police Investigate Parkrose Sexual Assault

Posted by Jake Baez on March 11, 2014
Parkrose Highschool Photo by Rosemary Reynolds.

A Parkrose high School student was walking to school when a stranger came out of nowhere and sexually assaulted her within a mile of Parkrose High school.

North Precinct officers were called to Parkrose High School at 1:09 p.m. on a report that a student was in the office, reporting a sexual assault by a stranger, Portland police said. The teen …

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