Partial Solar Eclipse Rare And Iffy Here

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 23, 2014
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PORTLAND, OREGON   A partial eclipse of the sun started at 1 P.M. this afternoon if the weather clears at all we should be able to see it until about 4:30 Pacific time. Jim Todd with OMSI says events like this are rare.  If anyone wants to look at the solar eclipse they should use a filter.  Looking at the …

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You Might Not Agree With This

Posted by Steve Leader on October 23, 2014
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Ripping out someone’s hair may sound like assault.  But not always.  The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled this week in the case of Derrick James Lewis.

A jury had found Lewis guilty of 4th degree assault for pulling out his wife’s hair,  while she screamed at him, “stop it.”  Clumps of her hair were found on the floor.

Oregon Live reports the …

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Fatal Crash Closes I-5 in Albany For Hours

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 23, 2014
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ALBANY, Ore. — A deadly crash involving a semi truck and passenger car shut down Interstate 5 near North Albany for more than four hours on Thursday.

The woman behind the wheel of the car was killed.  Police have identified her as Amber Forest, 28 from Aumsville.  The truck driver was treated for minor injuries.

Oregon State Police say Forest was going northbound when she …

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Man Killed After Likely Getting Hit By Train

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 23, 2014
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Photo Courtesy: Ashley Korslien, KGW News

PORTLAND — A man found dead along railroad tracks in inner Southeast Portland on Tuesday morning was likely hit by a train.

His body was found at Water Avenue and Taylor.

The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Arthur Wynn from Everett, Washington.  He was a truck driver.

Police haven’t said why he was on the tracks.


Decision 14: KXL Election Series

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on October 23, 2014
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KXL aired a series of reports highlighting the races and issues that voters will decide on Tuesday, November 4th.  Don’t miss our election night coverage from 7-10pm with Kremer & Abrams.

Brett Reckamp covers the Oregon Governor’s race between incumbent John Kitzhaber and challenger Dennis Richardson.

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Measure 88 would grant illegal immigrants the privilege to drive.  Steve Herman has both sides.

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Jim Ferretti …

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