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Salem woman adds spice to life with gift pies

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift piesAdjusting to the slower pace of retirement can be tough for some people. But for one Salem woman it’s been a piece of cake. Or in her case a piece of pie.
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  • 3 months ago
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West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organs

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organsMaddi Higgins' heart went to a recipient in Los Angeles and her lungs to someone in Seattle.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutans

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutansThe Clark family always finds something new at the Oregon Zoo. Today, it’s the California Condor exhibit.
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  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Group knits hats for shaken baby awareness

Group knits hats for shaken baby awarenessA group of volunteers has been knitting hats for newborns to spread awareness about shaken baby syndrome.
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  • 4 months ago
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Youth Music Project gives back to students

Youth Music Project gives back to students There probably isn't a day that goes by that music doesn't play a roll in most people's lives. But with increasing school budget cuts students are left will little or no music programs.
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  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Woman gets dying wish to see daughter wed

Woman gets dying wish to see daughter wed Sherri West had a terminal illness and didn’t think she’d make it to her daughter’s wedding. But thanks to a nurse at Salem Hospital, West was granted her dying wish.
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  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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Teen collects star projectors for disabled sister

Teen collects star projectors for disabled sisterA Portland teen is about to wrap up an impressive fundraising effort inspired by her sister, June.
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  • 5 months ago
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KGW Heroes: Benson High School students

KGW Heroes: Benson High School students A freshman tech-geometry class at Benson High School in Portland is putting their knowledge of angles, surface areas and basic trigonometry to work for a good cause.
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  • 7 months ago
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Running tribute to WWII veteran goes viral

Running tribute to WWII veteran goes viralThe San Jose, Calif., runners participating in an annual race to benefit military veterans were already giving back to the community -- but then they did something even more remarkable.
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  • 7 months ago
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Hopes blossom on Wishing Tree in NE Portland

Hopes blossom on Wishing Tree in NE PortlandThere are a few hundred wishes hanging from a Horse Chestnut street tree at the corner of Northeast Morris Street and 7th Avenue.
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  • 7 months ago
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Kells pulls dollar bills off ceiling for charity

Kells pulls dollar bills off ceiling for charityKells pulls dollar bills off ceiling for charity
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  • 7 months, 1 week ago
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Blind Vancouver man rebuilds pianos

Blind Vancouver man rebuilds pianos"I'm totally blind," says John Furniss, "But if you put your mind to something, you can do what you want to do."
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  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Portland woman loses 110 pounds to join Army

Portland woman loses 110 pounds to join ArmyA North Portland woman recently decided she wanted to join the Army, but she had a problem. She weighed 300 pounds.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Portland therapy dogs raise spirits and money

Portland therapy dogs raise spirits and money A group of hospital therapy dogs are doing more than just helping patients in Portland; they are also putting their good looks towards a great cause.
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  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
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Deaf Seahawks RB inspires hearing impaired students

Deaf Seahawks RB inspires hearing impaired studentsDerrick Coleman calls it a "gift from God" that most would consider a curse, but it has helped turn the once undrafted recruit into a rising star on the Seattle Seahawks.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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Family selling trees to raise money for daughter's surgery

Family selling trees to raise money for daughter's surgeryA Portland family is working to raise money for their daughter, 21-month-old Poppy, who needs surgery for a rare genetic disorder called Apert Syndrome, which causes fingers to fuse and other skeletal problems.
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  • 10 months ago
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Free program offers vital eye exams for infants

Free program offers vital eye exams for infantsAs parents we hear a lot about vaccinations and annual check ups, but did you also know a baby’s vision should be checked by an eye doctor in their first year?
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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N. Portland eyesore now community center

N. Portland eyesore now community centerAn abandoned gas station has been turned into an earth-friendly community center at 5940 North Albina St.
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  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
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Pillowcase Project teaches kids to be prepared

Pillowcase Project teaches kids to be preparedPortland area students are getting a new lesson about how to be prepared for a disaster.
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OR teen survives brain injury, creates patient pillowcases

OR teen survives brain injury, creates patient pillowcasesAn Oregon City teenager who came back from a brain injury is giving back in a big way.
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  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
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Auction for Ducks pink ESPN Game Day Harley

Auction for Ducks pink ESPN Game Day Harley The pink Harley Davidson featured on ESPN Game Day and the Oregon game against Washington State is up for auction as a fundraiser for the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health &Science University.
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  • 11 months ago
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Portland teens become play writes at 10-day workshop

Portland teens become play writes at 10-day workshopPlayWrite is all about connections. The kids work one-on-one with area writers learning to trust others and most of all themselves.
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  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
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'Worship in Pink' fights breast cancer

'Worship in Pink' fights breast cancer Volunteers with Worship in Pink reached out to local beauty salons on Tuesday to raise Breast Cancer Awareness.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Portland coffee cart asks you to pay it forward

Portland coffee cart asks you to pay it forwardThe owners of a coffee cart in Portland decided to join an international movement called "suspended coffee" aimed at paying it forward to strangers.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Ore. bartender: $17K tip beyond 'wildest dreams'

Ore. bartender: $17K tip beyond 'wildest dreams'The bartender who received a Keno ticket worth $17,500 as a tip last week said receiving the generous gift was beyond her “wildest dreams.”
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  • 11 months, 4 weeks ago
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Wildfire survivor now helps others endure tragedy

Wildfire survivor now helps others endure tragedyThe mournful sound of bagpipes rang out in Salem Thursday at the Fallen Firefighter Memorial. The yearly gathering honors the men and women who have died in the line of duty.
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  • 1 year ago
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5th annual Gay Fair on the Square 2013

5th annual Gay Fair on the Square 2013 Around 5,000 people attended the 5th annual "Gay Fair on the Square" on Sunday at Pioneer Courthouse Square.
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  • 1 year ago
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Man lost daughter; on drowning prevention quest

Man lost daughter; on drowning prevention questRussell Reddick is on a 10,000 mile motorcycle ride mission. He's promoting drowning prevention to the four corners of the country, while carrying the memory of his 6-year-old daughter, Kira, with him.
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  • 1 year ago
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Volunteers give Old Town a face lift

Volunteers give Old Town a face lift It's a mecca for nightlife, but Old Town China Town is plagued by drug dealing and homelessness. A big cleanup operation is underway.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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West Linn 'Lavender Girls' hold cancer fundraiser

West Linn 'Lavender Girls' hold cancer fundraiser A group of girls from West Linn found a creative way to help cancer patients. The “Lavender Girls” started selling lavender from their backyards. The money they raised goes towards granting wishes to cancer patients.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago