Food Cart Pods About to Spread to Beaverton

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 12, 2015
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BEAVERTON, Ore. — The Beaverton City Council has paved the way for bringing food cart pods to town by amending their code.  It will no longer forbid food carts from remaining in place for more than 7 hours at a time and from gathering.

Assistant City Planner Steve Regner says they received overwhelming support about the idea of allowing food cart …

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(VIDEO) Train Trestle in Sherwood Catches Fire

Posted by Pat Boyle on August 11, 2015
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Photo:  Jennifer Matzinger SHERWOOD, Ore. —

TVF&R crews  worked through the night in Sherwood to battle a fire on a train trestle that spread to the wetlands below. The fire near Tualatin-Sherwood Road and SW Langer Farms Parkway was reported  sometime after 4:00 p.m. Monday afternoon. Two thirds of the 85 year old  trestle collapsed.  The trestle is owned by Portland and Western Railroad. There were …

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Tri Met Having a “BRIDGIE” Contest

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 10, 2015

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PORTLAND, Ore.  — Tri Met is taking credit for the new word “bridgie”.  They say it was born this weekend during the People’s Preview on Tillikum Crossing.  Thousands of commuters rode or walked across Portland’s newest bridge and a lot of them snapped selfies, then posted them on social media.  Those specific pics are now called …

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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Take Shots During Debate

Posted by Associated Press on August 6, 2015
CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 06:  Republican presidential candidates (L-R) New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and John Kasich take the stage for the first prime-time presidential debate hosted by FOX News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. The top-ten GOP candidates were selected to participate in the debate based on their rank in an average of the five most recent national political polls.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Donald Trump has used the GOP presidential debate to warn that he might run as an independent if denied the GOP nomination.

That was the response to the very first question of the night at the Fox News Channel presidential debate before a live audience in Cleveland. Trump also refused to pledge “at this time” that …

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