Spurs Go Up 3-0 with 118-103 Win Over Blazers

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 11, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich took pains to make sure guard Tony Parker was well rested for the playoffs.

“I barely played in April,” Parker said. “I was joking with Pop if I was still with the Spurs.”

The break has paid off.

Parker scored 29 points and San Antonio took a …

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St. Louis Rams Pick Michael Sam In NFL Draft

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 10, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.

Sam played at Missouri, and came out as gay in media interviews earlier this year. His team and coaches knew his secret and …

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Chair Candidates Debate

Posted by Mike Turner on May 9, 2014
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Former City Commissioner Jim Francesconi and for County Commisioner Deborah Kafoury’s debate at the Portland City Club Friday.

Francesconi says the county needs to do more about joblessness, Poverty and homelessness in the County. Kafoury wants to focus on families before they become homeless and on children before they go to school.


Oregon Business Leaders Kick off Campaign

Posted by Mike Turner on May 9, 2014
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160 of Oregon Big Businesses announce their support of a campaign to stop an initiative that would allow them to discriminate against gay weddings.

Powells, New Seasons, Nike and Schnitzer are just a few of the big money names. They say allowing that kind of discrimination hurts their business and puts Oregon in a bad light.

They are hoping to stop the …

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Letter Carriers Ready to Collect Food Saturday

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on May 9, 2014
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PORTLAND, OREGON     The Oregon Food Bank is hoping that letter carriers here in Oregon will be able to collect some 1.5 millions pounds of non-perishable food items tomorrow during Help Stamp Out Hunger Day.  4,000 let carriers are expected to participate.

The items they hope you will leave in a bag for them by the mailbox include peanut butter …

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