Good Morning, News: Dognapped Dogs Returned, a Ban on Kangaroo Shoes, and the Fight to Protect Abortion Rights

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Good Early morning, PORTLAND!  Whoopee-doo, get completely ready for a largely dry 7 days with partly sunny skies and highs in the mid-to-upper 40s! Now let us fall in on some occasional whoopee-doo News.

IN Neighborhood News:

• Unfortunate news for Oregon basketball lovers: Famous Blazer announcer Bill Schonely—who coined the name “Rip Town”—passed away at the age of 93 on Saturday.

• A tale that made Portlanders shed their Acquired-DAMNED MINDS this weekend: Through the Rose Metropolis Dog Demonstrate, a thief absconded with a van carrying four demonstrate canines—three Scottish terriers and just one cairn terrier—and a frantic citywide doggy hunt was promptly underway! Happily, all the pooches have been securely recovered soon after the thief deserted the van and a very good samaritan alerted the cops. Ethical of the tale? In Portland, DO NOT FUCK WITH Dogs!

• The Oregonian isn’t specifically known for their considerate columnists, but their determination to often spotlight community advocate and smarty-pants Candace Avalos was appropriate on the money. Test out her latest distinct-eyed piece which recounts the wins Oregon progressives designed last yr, and what we will need to do to experience the problems in advance.

• Oregon lawmakers are taking into consideration a monthly bill to outlaw…*double get*… “unlawful kangaroo exchange?” This is information to me, but evidently kangaroo skin is applied to make soccer cleats—yes, even people created by Nike—which are offered by the bushel listed here in Oregon. (Warning: This story contains an unwanted variety of kangaroo puns. 🦘🙁)

IN Nationwide/Entire world Information:

• Yet another senseless gun tragedy: 10 persons (reportedly all of Asian descent) have been murdered and at the very least 10 other people were being hurt by a gunman adhering to a Lunar New Year party at a dance studio in Monterey Park, California on Saturday night. In accordance to authorities, the suspect—72-calendar year-old Huu Can Tran—shot and killed himself right after remaining tracked down and stopped by police. 

• The only beneficial news from this unfortunate tale: A 26-calendar year-aged guy wrestled the gun away from Tran when the suspected murderer entered yet another dance studio 20 minutes soon after killing 10 people today, preserving innumerable extra life.

•  Professional-abortion activists throughout the nation marched in dozens of towns yesterday on the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, demonstrating towards the Supreme Courtroom and hypocritical Republicans who continue to place people’s life in risk while stripping absent basic legal rights. Veep Kamala Harris joined the fray in Tallahassee, Florida, wherever she implored marchers to stay strong and preserve battling, simply because “we are on the ideal aspect of record.”

• Spotify is the latest big tech company to make mass layoffs they are receiving rid of 6 percent of their workforce, which interprets to roughly 600 people today.

• I really like Maya Rudolph! And still… what?

• And eventually… initially issue on my to-do listing for this week? Call ME A Spouse!