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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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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Applications for Rose Festival Court Due by Friday

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 7, 2015
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Photo Courtesy of The Portland Rose Festival

Want to be the 101st Portland Rose Festival Queen?  You have until this week to get your application in.  To apply click here. 

The Princesses get to travel for 5 weeks during the summer ahead of the Rose Festival.  The 15 final court positions will be announced throughout the month of March.  They’ll be chosen …

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