Police Review Reforms Approved

Posted by Mike Turner on January 8, 2014
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Portland’s city leaders say they’ve waited long enough and have voted in favor of citizen review reforms. Critics say the reforms don’t go far enough and wanted the city council to delay their vote until after fairness hearings on a package of police reforms next month.The Mayor says it’s the city’s job to approve reforms that have been mandated by …

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Kwanzaa Underway, Celebration in North Portland Saturday

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on December 26, 2013

About 100 people are expected at the New Columbia Community Education Center Saturday to participate in traditions celebrating the 3rd day of Kwanzaa.  Shafia Monroe is the founder and president of the International Center for Traditional Childbearing.  It is one organizations sponsoring the event.  Monroe says there will be refreshments, music, family activities, even presents for children.  Everyone will also have …

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Giving is a Good Thing

Posted by Mike Turner on December 23, 2013
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The kids of the Ohana Foundation deliver over 500 toys to Providence St Vincent. The children in the hospital will get play with them during their stay. A Foundation official says it’s all about learning that giving is a good thing.


Flu cases are on the rise and some are severe

Posted by Mike Turner on December 20, 2013
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Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Doctor Brian Young says he’s seeing more H1N1 patients and some have severe respiratory symptoms. One of his patients is currently on life support at the hospital. He recommends that if you haven’t had your flu shot you need to get one.


Rock n Roll Dads at Vernon School

Posted by Mike Turner on December 20, 2013
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The kids at Vernon School added a little extra to their end of the school year sing-along. It seems that many of the school’s dads are local musicians. The Christmas songs couldn’t have sounded better.