Northeast Portland Flasher Returns

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on February 21, 2014
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PORTLAND, OREGON    Police responded to to the area of Northeast Alameda street and Alameda Terrace Thursday afternoon after a report of a man exposing himself to three 11 year old children on their way home from Beaumont School.  The Children told police the the suspect yelled at them and when they looked in his direction, he exposed himself.  The …

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Gay Athletes at Freedom Oregon Launch

Posted by Mike Turner on February 20, 2014
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Freedom Oregon was launched Thursday night by prominent Oregon Republicans who support same-sex marriage.

We talked to NBA veteran Jason Collins and Willamette University’s Conner Mertens. Collins had come out and had joined the First Lady during the President’s State of the Union speech and Mertens is the first active college athlete to come out publicly.

Freedom Oregon leader Elaine Franklin says …

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Gay Couples React to AG’s Decision

Posted by Mike Turner on February 20, 2014
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Two gay couples who are Represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in their lawsuit against the state ban on gay marriage are overjoyed by the Attorney General’s decision not to defend it.

They told a Press conference at ACLU offices that marriage means much more than just the legal definition.

Both couples hope the judge rules against the ban but are …

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Oregon Won’t Defend Gay Marriage Ban in Lawsuit

Posted by Associated Press on February 20, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s attorney general will not defend the state’s ban on gay marriage, arguing it cannot withstand a federal constitutional challenge.

Ellen Rosenblum joins fellow Democratic attorneys general in at least five other states who have pledged not to defend state bans on gay marriage.

Her decision comes less than a month after a federal judge decided to consolidate …

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Another Hole Opens in Southeast Portland

Posted by Christina Kemp on February 20, 2014

If you thought a woman being swallowed by a sinkhole was frightening, how about the possibility of your entire home being devoured?

Portland fire fighters have no idea how it happened. They don’t know how big it is. And they have no idea what to do other then put up yellow caution tape. Justin Wynn’s SE Portland home is sitting partially …

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