NBC Picks up Grimm for a 4th Season

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 19, 2014
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NBC has announced that they are picking up the series for a 4th season.  Grimm is doing well with the coveted 18-49 demo and it has over eight million viewers total which is way up over last year.  The show is part of NBC’s studio counterpart, Universal Television and of course, shot right here in Portland.  NBC renewed three scripted …

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Downtown Portland Crosswalk Enforcement Keeps Police Busy

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 18, 2014
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation teamed up with the Portland Police Bureau to execute a two and a half hour crosswalk enforcement at SW 4th and Montgomery Tuesday afternoon.

As pedestrians continued to walk back and forth, motorcycle cops hid and waited for motorists who chose not to stop.  The exercise provided a good reminder for motorists that they must stop …

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CRC Officially Dead

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 7, 2014
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The Columbia River Crossing Project has officially been scrapped.  Governor John Kitzhaber gave lawmakers a deadline to either pass legislation on an Oregon lead project or let it go.

The following is a statement and press release issued Friday afternoon by ODOT Director Matthew Garrett:

“On March 7, the Oregon Legislature adjourned without reinstating construction funds for the CRC I-5 Bridge Replacement …

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Semi Truck Driver Amazingly Walks Away From Crazy Crash

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 5, 2014
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Truck driver Jack Phillips is lucky to be alive after getting into a crash Wednesday afternoon that resulted in a number of large steel beams penetrating his cab.

Phillips says he was cut off while driving down Southwest Tualatin-Sherwood Road at Southwest Nyberg.  He hit the breaks and the beams came flying.

Phillips instinctively ducked when one of the beams came straight …

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Arizona Governor Vetoe’s Bill That Would Have Allowed Discrimination Based on Religious Freedom

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 26, 2014
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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a Republican bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays. The proposed legislation subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties and set off a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom.

Oregon United for Marriage …

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