Run of Thrones Tracing Dragon Image Around Portland

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 17, 2015
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A super fan of the HBO Television Show Game of Thrones has started a little something he calls Run of Thrones.  Gene Lu has taken to Google Maps to create an 11.5 mile route that will actually trace out the image of a dragon.

He’s inviting anyone who likes to run and likes the show to join him on Sunday afternoon …

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Blazers Meet Memphis in First Round of NBA Playoffs

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 15, 2015
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Photo Credit: NBA.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — After an 82-game regular season, the Portland Trail Blazers have made the playoffs.

The Blazers won the Northwest Division of the Western Conference and earned the 4th seed.  They ended up with a record of 51-31, however fifth-seed Memphis finished at 55-27.  Therefore, the Grizzlies will have home court advantage in the seven-game series.

The Grizzlies were …

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Cargo Worker Falls Asleep Inside Alaska Airlines Plane; Wakes up Mid-Flight

Posted by Associated Press on April 13, 2015
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Alaska Airlines says an airport worker who fell asleep, found himself trapped in a plane’s cargo hold and forced a Los Angeles-bound flight to return to Seattle has passed a drug test.

Airline spokesman Bryan Zidar says the ramp agent employed by Alaska contractor Menzies Aviation was checked at a hospital and released. He then passed a drug test. The airline …

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Marion County Woman Smashes Boyfriend’s Head with Baseball Bat

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 13, 2015
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24-year-old Haley Fox from Turner, Oregon is facing Assault 1 charges after allegedly smashing her online boyfriend’s head with a baseball bat.  The story from the Marion County Sheriff’s Department is below.

Haley Fox, age 24, of Turner has been arrested and charged with Assault I after she struck an Alabama man with a baseball bat in the head. Samuel Campbell, …

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Exterior Airport Security Study – How Does PDX Stack Up?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 9, 2015
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Story by AP and Brett Reckamp

Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation’s busiest airports – sometimes even managing to climb aboard jets.

In all, an Associated Press investigation has found 268 perimeter security breaches between January 2004 and January 2015 at …

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