A Precious Moment

Posted by Mike Turner on March 3, 2015
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Bryan Peil, 36, was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a very aggressive form of cancer, in September. The cancer started in his kidney, but later spread to his lung and bones.

Six years ago, Peil met his future wife,  Rebecca Wetherell. The pair met at work and got engaged four months before Peil’s cancer diagnosis.

The couple made plans to marry in March, …

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Portland Woman Headed Home After Being Detained in East Timor

Posted by Associated Press on March 3, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley says a Portland woman who was detained for months in East Timor has been released by the government of that Southeast Asia country and has boarded a plane to begin her trip home.

In a statement late Monday night, Merkley said Stacey Addison had gotten her passport back and boarded a plane for …

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Murder In North Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 2, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A man was shot and killed just after 2:30 on Monday afternoon at North Blandena Street and Commercial Avenue.

The victim is identified as 29-year-old Marquis Chaney.  He lived in the neighborhood.

The shooter took off, but police have not released a description.


“60 Minutes” and Lumber Liquidators

Posted by Mike Turner on March 2, 2015
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Lumber Liquidators is defending itself against allegations that the retailer’s laminated flooring fails safety tests.

The specialty flooring retailer is in the crosshairs of a report by CBS News’ “60 Minutes”, which aired a special on Sunday that alleged the company sold laminated flooring that contained too much formaldehyde according to tough California standards.

The news has badly bruised Lumber Liquidators’ stock since last week when media …

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Longview Man Arrested For Murder

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 2, 2015
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LONGVIEW, Wash. — Somebody was murdered inside a home on Sunday afternoon and a man who was there at the time has been arrested.

Police interviewed Lucas Rasmussen and found probable cause to arrest him for murder, burglary and sexually violating human remains.

Somebody who lives with the victim at 7th and Delaware came home to find Rasmussen at the scene and went inside to find …

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