For Profit College Company Paying $102 Million in Settlement

Posted by Chris Brown on November 16, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Monday that Oregon and 28 other states have reached a $102 million settlement with for-profit college corporation EDMC, which operates 110 online and mortar schools, including the Art Institute of Portland.

650 former Oregon students will receive have approximately $750,000 in loans forgiven as part of the deal.

From today’s release:

“The massive amount …

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BREAKING: At Least 35 Dead in Paris Attacks; Hostages Taken

Posted by Associated Press on November 13, 2015

PARIS — At least 35 people were killed Friday in shootings and explosions around Paris, many of them in a popular concert hall where patrons were taken hostage, police and medical officials said.

A police official said 11 people were killed in a Paris restaurant in the 10th arrondissement, and others said at least twice that number died elsewhere, primarily in …

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4th GOP Presidential Debate In the Books

Posted by Associated Press on November 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Closing statements in the main Republican debate have focused on fiscal policy, the future and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Donald Trump said “we cannot let Hillary Clinton, who is the worst secretary of state in the history of our country, win this election.” Carly Fiorina said a “Clinton presidency will corrode the character of this nation.” And Ohio Gov. …

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Iowa Surge Puts Ben Carson in Spotlight in Republican Debate

Posted by Associated Press on October 28, 2015

Hear tonight’s debate on KXL at 5:00pm

BOULDER, Colo. — Ben Carson enters Wednesday night’s third GOP presidential debate with a surge of momentum, ensuring the soft-spoken retired neurosurgeon will face heightened attention from rivals in need of a breakout moment three months before primary voting begins.

Carson, a low-key presence in the first two debates, could face a barrage of criticism …

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REI To Close On Black Friday

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — REI, the large outdoor recreation equipment retailer, has announced it will give its workers a paid day off on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that has become a major shopping bonanza.

The decision affects 12,000 employees company wide and its website will also be closed for sales.

Shoppers we talked with at Clackamas Town Center support the idea.

One man …

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