Evergreen High School Teacher Arrested For Raping Student

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 28, 2015
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Evergreen High School sent an email to parents on Tuesday afternoon informing them that drama and English teacher Stephanie McCrea was arrested for raping a 15-year-old student.

Court documents say the boy admitted to having sex with his teacher at school and at her home starting in early December.  He said they planned to continue their relationship and not …

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Mayor Set To Grab Wheel?

Posted by Steve Leader on January 23, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has done it before and may be poised to again temporarily take control of all city bureaus.

Under Portland’s commission form of government, oversight of various bureaus is shared and shifted among the five city commissioners, including the mayor.

Mayor Hales chief of communications, Dana Haynes, says the mayor may take control of the bureaus …

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Mayor of Milwaukie Jeremy Ferguson Resigns

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 22, 2015
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The City of Milwaukie is accepting petitions for the position of mayor for the May 19, 2015 Special Election.

Mayor Jerremy Ferguson emailed his intention of resigning last week, it became official as of Tuesday, January 20th.

Milwaukie City Spokesman Grady Wheeler says with the exception of a small stipend for expenses, the position is strictly volunteer.  The four remaining City Council …

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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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