Washington State AG Wants to Raise Smoking Age to 21

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 21, 2015
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Bob Ferguson wants his state to be the first in the country to raise the minimum age for smoking from 18 to 21.  He introduced a bill into the state house that would amend the constitution.

Nearly 50 American cities, most of them on the east coast have already raised the minimum smoking age.  Several other states are working on similar …

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Homeless Man Allegedly Bites His Puppy “Hobo”

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 20, 2015
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The Beaverton Police Department says they arrested 24-year-old John Medina Sunday after someone saw him abusing his puppy “Hobo”.

Medina was reportedly spotted lifting his dog up off the ground by its leash.  He was also punching and even biting the animal in the stomach and the ears.

Officer Mike Rowe says when they approached Medina, he told them he was trying …

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Adidas Unveils New Damian Lillard Shoe

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 13, 2015
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At their North Portland headquarters, a small group of fans got to witness the unveiling of the new D-Lillard-1’s.  They feature a new hybrid D-Zero logo on the back and say DAME on the tongue.  The sneakers will retail for $105 and will be available on February 6th.


Oregon Falls Short in Title Game, 42-20 to Ohio State

Posted by Associated Press on January 12, 2015
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Oregon had cut the biggest deficit of the season to a single point and was in position to grab the national championship that eluded the Ducks four years ago.

They fell short — again.

Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott scored four touchdowns, three in the second half after the Oregon rally, and the Buckeyes won the first College Football Playoff national …

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Evergreen H.S. Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Raping Student

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 11, 2015
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — An Evergreen High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student and manipulating him plead not guilty in a Clark County courtroom on Wednesday.

35-year-old Stephanie McCrea is charged with child rape, sexual misconduct with a minor and witness tampering.  She taught drama and English and worked with students on the school’s newspaper.

Court documents say the boy admitted to …

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