OR and WA Drivers Paying 3rd Highest Gas Prices in the Nation

Posted by Steve Herman on August 20, 2014
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Portland, Ore. — Gas prices are on their way down, but not near enough for Oregon and Washington residents. According to a AAA study, drivers in the northwest are paying the 3rd highest gas prices in the nation. While everyone else is paying $3.40 on average, Oregon and Washington drivers are paying $3.90. Only Hawaii and Alaska are stuck paying …

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Woman Stabbed to Death in NW Portland

Posted by Steve Herman on August 20, 2014
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Portland, Ore. — The search is on for man wanted of stabbing  29-year-old Nicole Laube to death Tuesday evening.

Authorities say the search has been narrowed down to one man. SGT Bob Ray with the Washington County Sheriffs Office says that the woman works at the Commons at Timber Creek where the incident happened. A witnesses says she was showing the man a unit …

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A Tragedy Remembered

Posted by Mike Turner on August 19, 2014
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Though many in Forest grove would just as soon forget the tragic accident that killed two Forest Grove girls playing in the leaves along a residential street.

The girl who ran over the girls she didn’t see will not be prosecuted or deported by immigration authorities.

Some say she should be forgiven. A family statement says …

“Today is like any other day …

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Cyber Attack Hits Northwest Hospitals

Posted by Steve Leader on August 19, 2014
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Community Health Systems, which runs more than 200 hospitals across the country, including McKenzie Williamette in Springfield, has been cyber attacked.  Experts believe it was launched from China.

The data stolen includes Social Security numbers from several million patients.  Technology expert Bill Sikkens says he expects more of these security breaches as doctors convert paper files to digital.

According …

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Judge Dismisses Immigration Case for Driver that Killed Two Girls

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on August 19, 2014
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PORTLAND –  Cinthya Garcia-Cisneros was released from ICE custody August 14, 2014. That’s According to the Public Affairs office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Tacoma.  Cisneros case has been dismissed by an Immigration judge.  No reasons for the decision have been shared at this point.

The eighteen-year-old ran over and killed two Forest Grove girls last October as they played in a …

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