WWII Veterans Remember D-Day

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 6, 2014
WWII Vet Jack Duncan

Portland, Oregon   As the Rose Festival Fleet lines the sea wall downtown this weekend, FM News 101 talked with Three WWII Veterans About D-Day and other things.  Jack Duncan enlisted in the Navy at age 18 out of Bakersfield, California.  he became an under water explosives technician, similar to what we would call a Navy Seal Today.  He also …

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New Track and Fields On the Way to Portland High Schools

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 6, 2014
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Portland, Oregon    The goal is a lofty one… that’s to have new synthetic fields at all of Portland Public High Schools.  The project is a joint partnership with Nike, the Portland Timbers Army and many community contributors.  Portland Public schools is able to contribute 7 million dollars through construction excise tax revenue.  Nike added another $700 thousand dollars to …

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Police: College Student Disarmed Seattle Gunman

Posted by Associated Press on June 5, 2014
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SEATTLE – A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and knife opened fire Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, fatally wounding one person before a student subdued him with pepper spray as he tried to reload, police said.

A student building monitor at Seattle Pacific University disarmed the gunman after he entered the foyer at Otto Miller …

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Bergdahl’s Hometown Cancels Celebration of Release 

Posted by Associated Press on June 5, 2014
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The small Idaho hometown of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has canceled plans for a celebration later this month, citing security concerns after it was inundated with negative emails and angry phone calls.

Organizers released a statement Wednesday saying that because of national media attention on Bergdahl’s story, they expect a significant increase in the number of people planning to attend …

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Columbia River Crossing

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on June 5, 2014
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The closed meeting wasn’t to revive the Columbia River Crossing, but to learn from the past, moving forward building relationships.

Oregon tried to go it alone after Washington declined to vote to pay their share of the Columbia River crossing, which would have replaced the I-5 Bridge.  The outcome…they didn’t get enough votes and killed the project.

The next …

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