Congress Hones In On Cover Oregon Shutdown, Demands All Documents

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on February 14, 2015

 

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Congressional panel investigating Cover Oregon has asked departing Gov. John Kitzhaber to preserve all documents related to the shutdown of the dysfunctional health insurance exchange.

A letter submitted Friday by four members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform asks for a slew of documents in hopes of understanding whether campaign advisers played a …

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Storm Slams Northwest

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 7, 2015
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The “Pineapple Express” storm hit the Northwest over the weekend, especially Southern Oregon and Western Washington, bringing high winds, flooding and downed trees. A large tree collapsed onto 1st Street in Beaverton Saturday, it damaged some cars and the street was blocked for the weekend. In Oregon City, a rock slide closed Singer Hill Road.  In Lincoln City, all the …

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Purported Islamic Video Shows Jordan Pilot Burned to Death

Posted by Associated Press on February 3, 2015
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Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh standing in a cage just before being burned to death by his captors

CAIRO — A video released online Tuesday purportedly showed a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State extremist group in Syria being burned to death by his captors following a weeklong drama over a possible prisoner exchange.

The military confirmed the death of Lt. Muath Al-Kaseasbeh, 26, …

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Sleepless in Seattle

Posted by Associated Press on February 2, 2015
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Ten years removed from his last Super Bowl win, Tom Brady wasn’t letting this one slip away.

Sure, the brilliant Brady needed a huge play by an undrafted rookie to preserve New England’s 28-24 Super Bowl victory over Seattle on Sunday night. But Brady’s imprint was all over the Patriots’ sensational fourth-quarter rally for their fourth NFL championship …

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Portland Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Bomb Threat

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on January 24, 2015
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ATLANTA (AP) — Police bomb and dog teams searched two planes at Atlanta’s main airport Saturday after authorities received what they called credible bomb threats made online, airport and military officials said.

The threats targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived from Milwaukee, and Delta Air Lines Flight 1156, which arrived from Portland, Oregon, said Reese McCranie, a spokesman for Hartsfield-Jackson …

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