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OldLady December 14th, 2015 12:17pm

In the last few years the local tv news channels here have started advertising almost every news story as "Breaking New Alert" even on simply stories. I've grown tone deaf to the phrase. How about you?

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EarlyBird Portland
12/14/15 12:05 pm

Cowbell, I love the painting in your ID pic! Beautiful.

12/14/15 7:23 pm

Thanks wish I could claim it but it's just one I saw online I liked

rons Thanks America
12/14/15 7:06 am

Especially the phenomenon that a Hollywood couple is braking up. Or Charlie Sheen has HIV.

12/14/15 6:58 am

I think it's the new thing to get us to stop and watch but it's like calling wolf

Pirate Uses the Tap
12/14/15 6:42 am

It is ridiculous. Always the breaking news house fire. Of course everyone "escapes". Breaking-Governor visits nursing home!

EarlyBird Portland
12/14/15 5:31 am

I've been thinking the same thing.
CNN is overusing using it too.

suppressedID hope despite the times
12/14/15 9:08 am

Didn't they start it?