He May Not Want To Be Called a Hero But a Trimet Bus Driver Is

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on May 29, 2014
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PORTLAND, OREGON     Bill Clark Drives the Number 20 Bus.  Last Friday he was headed toward the Gresham transit station when he spotted a small child in the middle of Linn Avenue.  The seven year veteran’s instincts kicked in he pulled the bus over parked quickly and ran out to grab the toddler.  Clark exchanged very few words with …

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Snowden Speaks out (NBC)

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 29, 2014
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(Story from CNN) –

Traitor or patriot? Low-level systems analyst or highly trained spy?

Slammed by top U.S. government officials and facing espionage charges in the United States, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden defended his decision to leak documents about classified surveillance programs during an interview with NBC “Nightly News” broadcast Wednesday.

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Wild Malamute Mystery

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 29, 2014
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Multnomah County officers are asking for the public to facilitate in a solving the wandering Malamute mystery.

County officers say a minimum of eight “Malamute-type” dogs have been found within the last 2 months near the southern edge of Forest Park by Northwest Cornell Road. 2 of which were shot for killing a goat. But so far, the county hasn’t been able to confirm the origin of the dogs.

The …

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Justice Seeks More Info Before Gay Marriage Decision

Posted by Associated Press on May 29, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A U.S. Supreme Court justice is asking for more information before any ruling on an effort by the National Organization for Marriage to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon.

   The Oregonian reports that Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday asked that briefs be filed by Monday from the parties in the two lawsuits that led to U.S. District …

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NE Portland Fire Damages Three Homes

Posted by Jeremy Scott on May 28, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

PORTLAND — Firefighters had quite the fight on their hands for much of the morning on Wednesday when a vacant home near Northeast 148th and Graham went up in flames and spread to two other homes.

A neighbor heard glass breaking and saw the fire next door was spreading to her home as she …

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