KXL EXCLUSIVE WITH SOUND: Salem Electric Worker Takes Time to Put Out Potential Bark Dust Fire

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 27, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — A Salem homeowner is very grateful that a man took about a half hour to stop what he was doing and prevent a possible disaster.

Ron Addison was driving his Salem Electric truck Wednesday down a neighborhood street when he smelled smoke.  He noticed a pile of smoldering bark dust in someone front yard.  It looked pretty dangerous, …

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Sweetcakes by Melissa Owners Featured in Ted Cruz Campaign Video

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 24, 2015

HOUSTON, Tex — Texas Senator and Republican candidate for President Ted Cruz has a new campaign video out entitled:  “Stand for Religious Liberty”.  It features five different stories from real people who have all been sued and faced professional hardships for making religious stances for traditional marriages and against homosexuality.

The first faces you see are Melissa and Aaron Klein.  They …

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Portland Man Promises PSU $100 Million Donation – Has Yet to Pay

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 21, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. —  Portland State University thought they were going to get a huge infusion of strings-free cash this week, but it wasn’t to be.

A private donor and former student who wished to remain anonymous said he wanted to donate $100 million dollars to his beloved school.  After discussions a date of August 18th was set to announce the gift. …

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City of Portland Introduces Homeless Initiative

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 20, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Housing Commissioner Dan Saltzman laid out the city’s new 4-point Homelessness Initiative inside City Hall Thursday.  They say they’re looking to manage public space issues until the city, county and state reach long-term solutions including more funding for housing and mental health treatment while seeking to create safer, more comfortable public spaces …

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Hot Summer Not Hurting 2015 Oregon Hops Harvest

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 19, 2015
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HUBBARD, Ore. — The Oregon Hops Commission says the hot temps we’ve seen this summer have actually helped our state’s hops harvest.  They’re right in the middle of harvest time right now.

Nancy Stipes says the summer heat has actually helped quite a few of the species of hops catch up from a slow spring.  She says unlike a number of …

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