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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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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