US Doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for Treatment

Posted by Christina Kemp on August 2, 2014
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ATLANTA (AP) — The first person infected with Ebola to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit Saturday at one of the nation’s best hospitals, where doctors said they are confident the deadly virus won’t escape.

Fear that the outbreak killing more than 700 people in Africa could …

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Sister Of Toddler Found Dead at Resort Will Survive

Posted by Associated Press on August 2, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 13-year-old girl will survive after she was found seriously injured in the same room of a coastal Oregon resort where her 2-year-old sister was found dead.

No suspects have been named, but investigators are looking for the mother of the children — 40-year-old Jessica Smith of Goldendale, Washington.

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TIGHT ROPE WALKING THE STEEL BRIDGE

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 2, 2014
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PORTLAND – A Southwest Portland man tried tight rope walking the Steel Bridge Saturday morning.  Around 6am, police arrived to see Benjamin Lovitz walking on the cables that run across the top of the lift span – a height of 270′.  The entire bridge was blocked off and shut down so it couldn’t lift.  A River Patrol boat and a …

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Toddler Dead – Police Around Cannon Beach Searching for Mother

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 1, 2014
BABY MOM COLLAGE

A 2-year-old is dead and a teenager is critically injured at a Cannon Beach hotel. Police say they are searching for their mother.

Cannon Beach police were called to the Surfsand Resort at 148 W. Gower Ave. around 9:45 a.m. after a housekeeper found a dead child and a 13-year-old child critically cut in a 3rd floor hotel room. The teen …

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Guitar Center Concert

Posted by Mike Turner on August 1, 2014
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Grammy winner and indie artist Will Champlin performs a free mini-concert in Portland at the Portland Guitar Center.

Will is an artist on the Voice Tour and will also perform Friday night at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

Will made history June 21 when his album, “Borrowing Trouble,” hit #20 on iTunes Pop Album Chart in less than 24 hours—an unprecedented feat by …

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