Stroke Walker

Posted by Mike Turner on April 15, 2014
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63 year old Mycle Brandy sets out from Providence Hospital on a 3780 mile walk across the country to Portland, Maine.

His message is you can avoid a stroke by getting some exercise and recover from a stroke by taking daily walks.

The four-time stroke patient will walk 18 miles a day until he arrives at his destination in mid-December.


Teacher of the Year

Posted by Mike Turner on April 15, 2014
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Robert Gray Middle School teacher Teresa Chan Seidel wins $25,000 from the Milken Family Foundation as Oregon’s Teacher of the Year.

One of her students said “I used to hate math … Now she’s made it fun for me.”


Police Identify Teens Who Threw Cinder Block Onto Car

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 15, 2014
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CRESWELL, Ore. — It’s a nightmare that a woman will likely live with for the rest of her life.  She was in the passenger seat of a vehicle on Interstate 5 near Eugene when part of a cinder block crashed through the windshield and hit her in the face.

Tips led Oregon State Police to those responsible.  People called in identifying …

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Boston Marathon Bombing: One Year

Posted by Associated Press on April 15, 2014
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Boylston Street on the day of the bombing and as it looks today

BOSTON — Life has resumed on the streets of Boston.

A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the city’s landscape bears few reminders of the explosions, or …

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Explosion Sparks Fire That Damages Two Homes

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 14, 2014
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PORTLAND — Neighbors say they heard a pop from an explosion when a house went up in flames on Monday afternoon.  It spread to the home next door on Southwest Vesta Street near 45th.

“It was most likely some propane tanks that were in the garage, ” said Lieutenant Rich Chatman.

There were reports of a transformer blowing, but investigators didn’t find …

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