Marijuana Debate

Posted by Mike Turner on September 12, 2014
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Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis debate the legalization of marijuana at the Salem City Club.

Blumenauer says lives are ruined and revenues are drained supporting the prohibition of marijuana while Marquis Denys that saying the decriminalization of pot for possession of less than an ounce costs little and does not promote its use.


Mother Of Girl Who Died From E-Coli Talks With KXL

Posted by Jim Ferretti on September 11, 2014
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Portland, Ore, – As health officials continue to look into the source of an E-coli infection that killed 4-year-old Serena Profitt and has left a 5-year-old family friend fighting for his life in a Tacoma Hospital, Serena’s mother is talking to KXL.

We met with Steve and Rachel Profitt in Sandy, Oregon where they are staying with friends after the death …

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9/11: Thirteen Years Later

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014
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Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani at Ground Zero

A look at events marking the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks:

NEW YORK CITY

In New York, the annual commemoration has changed little over the years. But so much around it has. The museum now sits open at the site of the tragedy. The fences have come down around the memorial …

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Winds Whip Up Toppling Trees and Knocking Out Power

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 11, 2014
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PORTLAND — Thousands of homes and businesses were without power on Thursday after winds kicked up and knocked trees into power lines on an otherwise pleasant sunny early fall day in the 70’s.

More than 5,000 PGE customers in the tri-county area were without power throughout the day with the most in Clackamas and Washington counties.  Crews got the upper hand by mid-afternoon.

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Murder Outside Beaverton Apartment Complex

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 11, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds & Pat Boyle contributed to this story

BEAVERTON — Police have identified the man who was shot and killed outside an apartment complex early Wednesday morning.

Officers responding to shots fired at the Birch Point Apartments on NW Cornell Road found the body of 24-year-old Amjad Ahmed Alkofi.  He lived in Washington County, but was not a resident of the …

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