Nurse-In

Posted by Mike Turner on February 27, 2015
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Dozens of nursing moms marched through the Goodwill Store in McMinnville today. A clerk tweeted out Thursday that a woman was breastfeeding in line. Another tweet on a Goodwill account said she shouldn’t be doing that in public. Nursing mom Emma Ingram says its a teaching moment for lots of people.

Bob Barsocchini (bar-so-kini) says they support nursing mothers because it’s …

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Man Pretending To Be From Meals On Wheels Robs Woman

Posted by Jim Ferretti on February 27, 2015
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OREGON CITY, Ore. — Just before 5:30 pm on Friday, February 13th, Oregon City Police say they responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery at a home on Taylor Street near 15th Street.

A white man in his late teens to early 30’s, 5’8″ to 5’10” tall with a slender build, knocked on the door and told the 64 …

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Leonard Nimoy, “Star Trek’s” Spock Dies

Posted by Associated Press on February 27, 2015
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LOS ANGELES –- Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of “Star Trek” fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

Nimoy’s son, Adam Nimoy, said the actor died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. He was 83.

Although Leonard Nimoy followed his 1966-69 “Star Trek” run with a notable career …

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Snow Finally Comes to Mt. Hood

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on February 27, 2015
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Portland, Oregon   The National Weather service says  snow has come to the mountain.  a weather system is moving through that could bring a foot of snow above 5,000 feet and several inches at the 3,000 and 4,000 foot levels.

In some places the snowpak is 50% of normal in others 25% of normal.  We are behind and anything helps.  the …

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Middle School Students Sign Suicide Pact

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 26, 2015
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ALBANY, Ore. — The principal of Calapooia Middle School sent a letter home to parents after hearing that a student encouraged classmates to take their own lives.

A girl told her mother that she was asked to sign the suicide pact and the parent reported it.  The school contacted the parents of the student who initiated it and the kids involved.

Read the letter from Principal Pat Weidmann.

“We hope …

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