Runner Sues Nike

Posted by Pat Boyle on November 3, 2015
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Portland, Or. – A Los Angeles woman who won a Nike trip to go running in Iceland in 2013 is now suing the company. Kate Martini Freeman says she broke her leg during an evening run. She says the guides on the run got lost and she and several dozen other contest winners didn’t have the right gear for the conditions. …

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OSPIRG Blasts Nike For Its Offshore Accounts

Posted by Pat Boyle on June 5, 2014

Portland, Oregon – OSPIRG has released a new report showing more than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies take advantage of tax loopholes to set up offshore tax havens.

OSPIRG’s Celeste Meiffren-Swango says Nike is one of the big offenders. She says Nike reports having $6.7 billion booked offshore which means the US government loses out on more than $2 billion …

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Day Four of Brutal Winter Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 7, 2014
Snow plow on Hwy. 26 outside the tunnel

Snow plow on Highway 26 outside the tunnel

Update: 2/9/2014 4 :00 PM

Portland — Freezing rain arrived Saturday evening blanketing a thin layer of ice on top of the heap of snow that the area had already received. The icy conditions made road conditions treacherous and caused the MAX train system to stop running for the second time in the systems …

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