Thousands Lose Power During Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 11, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An overnight storm knocked out power for thousands in the Portland area, and forecasters say more gusty weather is on the way.

The National Weather Service says winds could reach 55 to 65 mph at the North Coast Saturday, with the potential for 40 mph or higher winds inland. Lightning strikes were seen offshore, and forecasters said …

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A Parking Challenge

Posted by Mike Turner on January 10, 2014
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It now will cost you to park at Washington Park in Portland. Most people we talked to don’t seem to mind but the pay stations are a challenge. They’re different from those in the city in that each spot will be assigned a number, and drivers will have to enter in that number at the pay station along with their …

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Students Show Support for Teachers

Posted by Mike Turner on January 10, 2014
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RStudents at Wilson High School walk out in support of their teachers. More than 100 students at Jefferson High School also walked out. The walkouts come as contract negotiations between the Portland Association of Teachers and school district. The teacher’s union expects to send its latest proposal to the district by sometime Saturday. The union is also reportedly offering to …

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Central Catholic High Recognized By Army National Guard

Posted by Cort Johnson on January 10, 2014
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The Army National Guard has honored Central Catholic High School as part of the 9th Annual MaxPreps Football Tour of Champions.

Central Catholic finished up it’s season Number 68 in the final rankings and is one of 50 schools being honored during this season’s tour. Central Catholic (14-0) posted its first unbeaten season since the school went undefeated in the 1952 …

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Economy: One Month Is No Trend

Posted by Steve Leader on January 10, 2014
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Two days ago, payroll processor ADP said businesses added 238-thousand jobs in December.  Today, the U.S. Labor Department reported just 74,000 jobs were created last month. Huh?

Tyler Simones, with Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management in Bend, says “a month’s data point is hard for us to go on.”  He adds– “this recovery certainly has been a lumpy one. The data usually …

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