Blazer Fan and Cancer Survivor’s Message Heard Loud and Clear

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 28, 2014
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22-year-old Haley Bellows is officially in remission. Her 11th day of being cancer free came Sunday at the Portland Trailblazer’s playoff game against the Houston Rockets.

Bellows’ sign was seen on the jumbotron. The crowd went wild and soon social media caught hold and her message had bee tweeted and re-tweeted by people like Damien Lillard. …

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Deaths From Heroin Fall While Meth Deaths Grow

Posted by Steve Leader on April 24, 2014
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According to Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson, the number of heroin-related deaths in the state fell last year by 25% compared with 2012. Heroin claimed 111 lives in 2013.

Gunson says deaths related to methamphetamine jumped by 32% last year compared with 2012.

While not exactly sure why deaths related to heroin fell, Gunson tells FM News 101 the drop …

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Widespread 9-1-1 Outage Overnight

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 10, 2014
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photo by Rosemary Reynolds

Clark County, Washington – 9-1-1  emergency service in Washington State and Northwest Oregon was not working for more than five hours over night. Clark County  Regional Emergency  Agency manager Anna Pendergrass says they noticed the system was down around 1 am and it didn’t start coming back on line  until after 6:15 am this morning.

She says  they …

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Plea Deal Could Be On the Table in Jessie Cavett Murder Case

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 7, 2014
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http://kxl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2014/04/BTH-CAVETT-PLEA-DEAL.mp3The family of the late Jessie Cavett – who’s name is now Jessie Doyle says they are not happy about a possible plea deal between the Multnomah County D.A. and confessed murderer Joshua Cavett.

Josh shot his estranged wife in the head in her Gresham apartment and on October 12th, 2013.  He did it in front of their two children, then …

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Oregon Farmers May Feel Effect Of California Drought

Posted by Steve Leader on March 31, 2014
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A large amount of California farmland will be left idle this year because of severe drought. One of the ripple effects could be a drop in demand for Oregon seeds.  That may not seem like a big deal. But it could be.

Katie Faust, with the Oregon Farm Bureau, says the state grows a lot of seed crops.  Many are sold …

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