Street Fee Progresses

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 4, 2014
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If You live in the City of Portland are you beginning to feel like you’re paying way More in fees and taxes than ever before?  The last 25 years government has found another way to ding us in the form of fees.

An Arts Tax, a proposed fee for businesses in the form of  a double business license fee is in the works, for companies …

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Bergdahl Taliban Video Released

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on June 4, 2014
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The Taliban have released a video of the exchange of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl to American special forces after being a captive for five years.

The video features the captions “Don’ come back to afghanistan [sic]” He is patted down for hazards and a bag with his meager possessions is unceremoniously discarded by his rescuers. Then, after less than a minute on the ground, the helicopter …

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Tsunami Debris Could Stop Washing Ashore

Posted by Associated Press on June 4, 2014

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A recent change in the winds could signal the end to a spike in marine trash on Oregon and Washington beaches.

   Federal researchers say this year’s soggy spring probably drove a noticeable uptick in flotsam along the West Coast, including the northern tip of California.

   That’s debris from the tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011 …

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Accused Teen Rapists Bail Set

Posted by Christina Kemp on June 3, 2014
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Portland, Ore.– The 17-year-old has some very serious charges stacked against him. Burglary. Attempted rape. Kidnapping. Now his bail has been set at 3 million dollars. Justin Hubbard was arrested Monday after he broke into an apartment and tried to rape a woman while she slept. The woman’s fiance was there and chased him away. Detectives also believe Hubbard attacked a 16-year-old girl …

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U.S. Navy Returns to Rose Festival Fleet Week

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 3, 2014
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PORTLAND – The U.S. Navy was unable to come to Portland last year because of sequestration, but they’re back at Rose Festival Fleet Week this year.

Two Naval vessels will dock here on Thursday with 600 sailors on board.  The U.S.S. Lake Champlain is a cruiser and the U.S.S. Spruance is a destroyer.

200 more sailors will arrive as part of the Canadian and Coast …

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