Man Given Ticket for ‘Eating While Driving’

Posted by Steve Herman on January 20, 2015

Alabama man Madison Turner was cruisin’ down the highway, steering wheel in one hand, and a McDonald’s double quarter-pounder with cheese in the other.  That’s when Georgia Police pulled him over, and the offer wrote him a ticket for eating while driving.  The officer cited Turner under the states distracted driving law.

Turner says his fast food eating didn’t warrant a ticket …

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Free Concert

Posted by Mike Turner on January 19, 2015
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The Decemberists kicked off a new album and world tour with a free concert at the Bing Lounge on Monday afternoon presented by our sister station, 101.9 KINK.

At the front of the line … a lady who dressed for the occasion.

The band will hold an album signing at Music Millennium.  The Mayor has declared Tuesday as “Decemberists Day”.


Season Five Of Portlandia Premieres Tonight

Posted by Pat Boyle on January 8, 2015
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Portland, Oregon – The quirky world of Portlandia returns to the airwaves tonight. Stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein were on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to plug the start of Season Five.

They say this season will include the back stories of some of the more popular characters. Tonight’s episode looks at feminist bookstore …

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British Singer Joe Cocker Dies of Lung Cancer

Posted by Associated Press on December 22, 2014
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NEW YORK — Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer known for his frenzied cover of “With a Little Help From My Friends,” the teary ballad “You Are So Beautiful” and a contorted performing style uncannily parodied by John Belushi on “Saturday Night Live,” has died. He was 70.

His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died Monday of lung cancer in Colorado, …

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North Korea Hack On Sony May Be Costliest Ever

Posted by Associated Press on December 17, 2014
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NEW YORK — The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyber attack ever inflicted on an American business.

The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove of sensitive documents, and this week escalated to threats of terrorism, forced Sony to cancel release of the North Korean …

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