Charles Jordan’s Legacy

Posted by Mike Turner on April 4, 2014
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Charles Jordan is dead at the age of 77.

He was the first African-American city Commissioner and the Director of Parks for nearly ten years following his election in 1974.

Many, like Former Mayor Sam Adams, says Jordan is largely responsible for the number one national ranking of Portland’s city parks. Current Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz says she’s honored to carry on …

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Sellwood Store Owner in Hot Water Over Anti Gay Posts

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on April 4, 2014
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PORTLAND,OREGON  Co-owner of Moreland Farmers Pantry is taking some heat over comments against gays and same sex marriage posted to her Facebook page.  In addition, Chauncy Childs posted an article written about someone else supporting the right to businesses to refuse service to gay people.  This did not sit well with neighbors  and especially Sean O-Riordan whose brother was gay …

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Argument May Have Preceded Deadly Fort Hood Attack

Posted by Associated Press on April 3, 2014
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Army Specialist Ivan Lopez

FORT HOOD, Texas — The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage, authorities said Thursday.

The base’s senior officer, Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, said there is a “strong possibility” that Spc. Ivan Lopez had a …

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Vandals Caught On Camera Trashing Woodburn Country Club

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 3, 2014
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WOODBURN — Vandals left their mark at the Estates Golf and Country Club, a community for seniors in what’s anything but a prank.

There were at least fifteen incidents of houses, golf carts and vehicles being sprayed with silver and yellow paint.  Phone and cable wires were also cut.

Whoever was up to this appears to have a vendetta against the senior community for …

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Vancouver Dog Goes Viral After Losing Legs

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on April 3, 2014
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Story from our news Partner KGW (Reggie Aqui)

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver double-amputee puppy is getting international attention after his owners posted a video of him running on the beach for the first time.

Now millions of people are finding him because of something he lost.

After just a week on YouTube, Duncan the dog’s Oregon Coast adventure has been seen more than three …

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