Catholics Gather In NE Portland To Watch Pope’s Address To Congress

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 24, 2015
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Portland, Ore. — Dozens of people gathered at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in NE Portland to eat breakfast and watch Pope Francis’ televised address to Congress.

They clapped and stood when the Pope said we need to protect and defend human life at every stage.  They also responded when the Pope talked about using technology and wealth being  for the common …

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Candidates Spar in 2nd GOP Debate

Posted by Associated Press on September 17, 2015

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Amid the back-and-forth bickering over Donald Trump, the Republican presidential contest took a substantive and serious turn in Wednesday’s prime-time debate, with candidates wrangling over immigration, gay marriage and foreign affairs.

The policy shift quieted Trump, the brash billionaire who has roiled the GOP field, for long stretches during the debate that stretched past three hours and …

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Passenger Pees on Plane

Posted by mworkhoven on September 12, 2015

Portland, OR – An Oregon man is being accused of urinating on people while on a flight from Anchorage to Portland.  27-year-old Jeff Rubin was on a JetBlue flight that was about half an hour from landing at PDX when he allegedly urinated on the passengers sitting in front of him through a crack in the seats.

Passengers say he then …

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Winds Worsen Wildfires

Posted by mworkhoven on August 30, 2015

The Storm Saturday didn’t deliver much rain to the wildfires burning in Oregon, but did whip them up with higher winds. Heavy wind Saturday pushed the Canyon Creek Fire further east, burning down more structures. Evacuation orders remain in place for Prairie City, a town in Eastern Oregon near John Day. Crews had contained most of the 87,000 acre fire …

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