Trail Blazers Down Timberwolves 115-104

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 26, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Everyone it seems was talking about the showdown between Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Minnesota’s Kevin Love.

Except Aldridge and Love.

“All he kept saying was ‘All I care about is the win,’” teammate Mo Williams said of Aldridge.

“Much ado about nothing,” Love countered.

In the end, Aldridge had 21 points to help the Trail Blazers down the Timberwolves 115-104 …

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Fire All But Destroys SE Portland Home

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 24, 2014
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PORTLAND — The east winds fueled a fire on Friday morning that consumed an elderly couple’s ranch-style house at Southeast 152nd and Hawthorne Court.

The homeowner smelled smoke and went to the garage just before 9:00.  He believed it was coming from the furnace.

“I opened the garage door and the smoke just about bowled me over,” said James Schooly the third.

He …

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Only About Half Have Paid Portland Arts Tax

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 22, 2014
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PORTLAND — Seven months since the Portland Arts Tax was due, still only about half of people required to pay the $35 yearly tax have paid up.

“We knew that the first year would be the lowest compliance because people were the least aware of the brand new tax and the infrastructure to collect isn’t fully implemented,” said Thomas Lannom, director of …

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Burglars Attack 71-Year-Old Man

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 20, 2014
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PORTLAND — Two men forced their way inside a home around 9:30 on Monday morning when the 71-year-old man who lives there answered a knock at the door.

He says they assaulted him and stole from him before running away and disappearing into the neighborhood on Northeast 125th Place off Shaver.  The victim was treated for minor injuries.

The suspects are said …

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Multnomah County Republicans To Raffle Off Gun, Honor Lincoln and MLK

Posted by Cort Johnson on January 14, 2014
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The Multnomah County Republican Party will raffle off an AR-15 rifle as part of the annual Lincoln Day Dinner in February, saying it’s a way to “celebrate the legacy of two great Republicans who demonstrated leadership and courage that all of us still lean on today: Martin Luther King, Jr and Abraham Lincoln.”

The drawing will take place at the Lincoln …

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