EXCLUSIVE: Life And Death Decisions

Posted by Jim Ferretti on January 20, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — According to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, every year in the United States, an average of 150 police officers are killed in the line of duty.  There also nearly 59,000 officers assaulted each year in the line of duty.

However the headlines recently have been about who the police have killed and the protests that followed.

In an …

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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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Does Beaver Nation Care About the National Championship Game?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 9, 2015
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The Oregon Ducks are set to take on Ohio State Monday night in the first ever College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship Game.  The question is:  “Will Beaver fans root for their arch-rivals?”

It’s not the first time a question like this has been asked.  Would a die hard sports fan be willing to root for their rival?  If the Ducks …

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Portland Street Fee Options Headed to May Ballot

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 7, 2015
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The City of Portland announced Wednesday that they will send a series of Portland Street Fee options to voters in the May election.

What voters will not be able to vote for is “none of the above.”  In a written statement, Mayor Charlie Hales said the option of doing nothing is off the table.  Whichever taxing system gets the most votes …

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