Flash Band Appears at Fred Meyer

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on May 21, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Store to Door is celebrating National Older Americans month by having the band “The Beat Goes On” surprise shoppers at the Hollywood Fred Meyer store on Thursday.

With the help of hundreds of volunteers and community partners, Store to Door supports independent living for Portland seniors and people with disabilities.  The volunteers help shop for groceries and medications …

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‘King of Blues’ B.B. King Has Left Us At 89

Posted by Associated Press on May 15, 2015
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LAS VEGAS — B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues, and that “as long as people have problems, the blues can never die.”

But no one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, where he had been in hospice care.

Although he kept performing well into his 80s, the 15-time Grammy …

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How Do You Like To Watch?

Posted by Steve Leader on April 22, 2015
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New research from Nielsen Newswire shows video on demand is making major gains. At least 40% of homes with tv have at least one on demand subscription service such as Netflix, Hulu or Amazon.  That’s up 5% over last year.

Despite the spread of DVR’s, almost half of viewers polled prefer watching video live.

Smartphones, laptops, and tablets may not be as popular …

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Country Superstar Garth Brooks Kicks Off Portland Shows

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 13, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The lyrics to “Friends In Low Places”, “The Thunder Rolls”, “Callin Baton Rouge” and countless other Garth Brooks hits were belted out on Sunday at Moda Center.

The country superstar kicked off an unprecedented set of five shows in the Rose City with a twin bill before sold out crowds, his first Portland appearances in almost 19 years.

Trying to get reaction …

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Vancouver Teen Still Alive On American Idol

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 13, 2015
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Vancouver, Washington – 15 year old Daniel Seavey from Vancouver has made it into the top 11 on the TV show, American Idol. He sang the hit song, Happy, by Pharrell Williams.

Judge Harry Connick Jr. who called Daniel young and inexperienced during Wednesday night’s show, told him last night “you are immensely talented.” Judge Keith Urban said ” you got …

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