FM News 101 Highlights Key Oregon Primary Races and Issues

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 5, 2014
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The May 20th Oregon Primary Election is fast approaching. Most ballots have already hit mailboxes. KXL put together a 5-part series of in-depth reports on some of the most important and contentious races and issues going on. You can listen to the pieces here.

*Mike Turner covered Jim Fransesconi’s bid for Multnomah County Chairperson
*Rosemary Reynolds covered …

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USGS Says Mt. St. Helens Magma Re-pressurizing

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 30, 2014
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Federal scientists say magma levels inside Mount St. Helens are rising. A report issued Wednesday noted that super hot magma is percolating and several areas around the crater are moving away from the mountain.

Seth Moran with the USGS says the molten phase that the volcano is going through right now is normal. It’s last dome-building eruptive phase ended …

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Blazer Fan and Cancer Survivor’s Message Heard Loud and Clear

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 28, 2014
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22-year-old Haley Bellows is officially in remission. Her 11th day of being cancer free came Sunday at the Portland Trailblazer’s playoff game against the Houston Rockets.

Bellows’ sign was seen on the jumbotron. The crowd went wild and soon social media caught hold and her message had bee tweeted and re-tweeted by people like Damien Lillard. …

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Plea Deal Could Be On the Table in Jessie Cavett Murder Case

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 7, 2014
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http://kxl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2014/04/BTH-CAVETT-PLEA-DEAL.mp3The family of the late Jessie Cavett – who’s name is now Jessie Doyle says they are not happy about a possible plea deal between the Multnomah County D.A. and confessed murderer Joshua Cavett.

Josh shot his estranged wife in the head in her Gresham apartment and on October 12th, 2013.  He did it in front of their two children, then …

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NBC Picks up Grimm for a 4th Season

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 19, 2014
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NBC has announced that they are picking up the series for a 4th season.  Grimm is doing well with the coveted 18-49 demo and it has over eight million viewers total which is way up over last year.  The show is part of NBC’s studio counterpart, Universal Television and of course, shot right here in Portland.  NBC renewed three scripted …

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