4-Year-Old Boy Dies After Falling Out of Window

Posted by Associated Press on June 5, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland police spokesman says a 4-year-old boy has died after a fall from an upper-story window at an apartment building.

Sgt. Pete Simpson says firefighters and police responded Wednesday evening to the Miraflores Apartments after a report that a child had fallen from a window and was critically hurt.

Simpson says the boy died at a hospital.

The …

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Walkout In Support of Classmate Not Allowed To Walk At Graduation

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 4, 2014

SALEM — A group of about 100 South Salem High School students and parents walked out during the noon hour on Wednesday in protest of the school’s decision not to allow one of their classmates to walk at graduation this Friday.

Raul Villarreal, an honors student was accused of smoking marijuana before prom and admitted to it even though he says …

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High Court Refuses to Block Oregon Gay Marriage

Posted by Associated Press on June 4, 2014

SALEM — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to halt same-sex weddings in Oregon while a federal appeals court considers whether a group opposed to gay marriage can intervene in the case.

The order follows an emergency appeal by the National Organization for Marriage that seeks to overturn U.S. District Judge Michael McShane’s May 19 ruling …

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Street Fee Progresses

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 4, 2014

If You live in the City of Portland are you beginning to feel like you’re paying way More in fees and taxes than ever before?  The last 25 years government has found another way to ding us in the form of fees.

An Arts Tax, a proposed fee for businesses in the form of  a double business license fee is in the works, for companies …

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Bergdahl Taliban Video Released

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on June 4, 2014

The Taliban have released a video of the exchange of US soldier Bowe Bergdahl to American special forces after being a captive for five years.

The video features the captions “Don’ come back to afghanistan [sic]” He is patted down for hazards and a bag with his meager possessions is unceremoniously discarded by his rescuers. Then, after less than a minute on the ground, the helicopter …

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