Updated Earthquake Map Shows Oregon at High Risk

Posted by Christina Kemp on July 18, 2014
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Oregon and the Northwest is at high risk for a catastrophic earthquake. But are we prepared?

We have known for a while that Oregon is at risk for a big quake An updated earthquake map confirms it.  Ian Madden with the Oregon Department of Geology says their is a significant chance that the big one will hit in the next fifty years and …

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Making it Good in the Hood

Posted by Mike Turner on July 18, 2014
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Dozens of Northeast Portland teens and young adults take to an Albina/Killingsworth neighborhood intersection to create beauty and chase away the ugliness of violence.

More than 50 teens, working this summer through a Multnomah County Health Department program to prevent violence, will lead community members in painting a colorful, permanent street art installment.

After three community meetings they came up with …

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A Baseball Wish

Posted by Mike Turner on July 17, 2014
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The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon and Southwest Washington grants it’s three thousandths wish to 18 year old Aaron Ahlstrom is off to meet Derrick Jeeter and the rest of the New York Yankees.

To kick off that trip Aaron was honored by throwing out the first pitch before Thursday night’s game …

Aaron also got a visit from his team from Clackamas …

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295 On Malaysia Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

Posted by Associated Press on July 17, 2014
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Crash site near the village of Grabovo, Ukraine

HRABOVE, Ukraine — A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft.

As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village …

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Washington Wildfire Burns Through Alp-Like Terrrain

Posted by Associated Press on July 17, 2014
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SPOKANE, Wash. — A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village adopted a Bavarian theme to attract tourists.

The blaze sent a light dusting of ash over Leavenworth, where the German-style motif provides a backdrop to Oktoberfest and a …

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