13th Body Pulled From Snow in Everest Avalanche

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 19, 2014
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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world’s highest peak.

Another three guides remained missing, and searchers were working quickly to …

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Captain of Sunken South Korean Ferry, 2 Crew Arrested

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 19, 2014
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need. Two crew members also were taken into custody, including a rookie third mate who a prosecutor said was steering in challenging waters unfamiliar to …

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Portland Police K-9 Trainer Commends His Team Through Tears

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on April 18, 2014
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PORTLAND — Mick the German Shepherd police dog who died in the line of duty Wednesday is the first K-9 to die as part of the Portland Police Bureau since 1987.  Friday, lead trainer Shawn Gore briefed reporters on K-9 training and the impact of the shooting of officer Jeff Dorn and his partner.

Officer Gore choked up when tried to …

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Officer and K-9 Partner Shot By Burglary Suspect

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 18, 2014
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PORTLAND — A man wanted for burglarizing a police supply store got into a shootout with Portland Police early Wednesday morning that wounded an officer and his K-9 partner.

Three men burglarized Blumenthal Uniforms & Equipment and got into an SUV with police in pursuit.  Two of them were arrested and the other took off from Capitol Highway and Lobelia Street …

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Cover Oregon: Oracle Says it’s Not to Blame

Posted by Steve Herman on April 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – After six months of near silence about the problems at Cover Oregon, the project’s main technology contractor is fighting back.

In a letter to Cover Oregon obtained by The Associated Press, Oracle Corp. President Safra Catz writes that her company provided “clear and repeated warnings” to Cover Oregon that the exchange would not launch last October.

Oregon officials …

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