The 20 Minute Charge

Posted by Mike Turner on July 23, 2014
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GM’s Alex Keros cuts the ribbon as Portland General Electric’s Charlie Alcock looks on. The fast DC Charger was unveiled at Portland State University’s Electric Avenue Wednesday.

Keros says it can charge an EV up to 80 percent in 20 minutes.

Global leaders of the Electric Vehicle Industry have gathered in Portland this week to share their knowledge in the rapidly growing …

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Stop The Deportations

Posted by Mike Turner on July 23, 2014
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That’s the message from unions and Immigrant Rights groups who are demanding that refugee children from Central America have a right to due process while in America.

They want the President to tackle immigration reform now to make sure the refugee children aren’t booted out of the country.


Apartment Fire Claims Life in Albany

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 23, 2014
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ALBANY — One person didn’t make it out alive of a burning apartment on Wednesday morning.  Seven others were forced from their apartments.

The fire started just after 6:30 at Southeast 6th and Railroad Street.  Somebody saw it from Highway 99E and called 911.

Flames were pouring out of the top story of the building.  It caused about $300,000 in damage.


Rescuers Find Hiker Lost At Multnomah Falls

Posted by Pat Boyle on July 23, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

Multnomah Falls, Oregon – A man visiting from Florida was found early this morning on a trail at Multnomah Falls.  52 year old Robert Bruce Gwinn had stopped  to take pictures Tuesday afternoon, lost track of time and when it got dark, he realized he was lost. Gwinn used his cellphone to call for help. …

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19-Year-Old Shot and Killed in SE Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 23, 2014
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Paul Krekeler

PORTLAND — A teen who was shot in the Woodstock neighborhood late Tuesday night ran down the street before collapsing in the yard of a home.  Police found Paul Krekeler, 19, dead at Southeast 57th and Harold.  He was shot in the chest.

Witnesses saw a white SUV or truck leave the scene, but police are not sure if the …

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