Month: May 2012

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

OR–3rd NewsMinute/240 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Another 145 cases of whooping cough were reported in the past month in Oregon, bringing the total for the year to more than 290. That’s triple the number at this time last year. […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

OR–2nd NewsMinute/286 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – The 2011 tsunami that devastated coastal towns in Japan also woke up the West Coast. Today thousands of people in Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston are taking part in their first […]

NW Sports from the AP

NW–SportsMinute/438 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Justin Smoak hit two three-run homers against his former team and the Seattle Mariners used a pair of early eight-run innings to rout the Texas Rangers for the second game […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

OR–1st NewsMinute/283 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The accidental mixture of an acid and a caustic liquid at an Oregon dairy processor tank has sickened 11 people. Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman Paul Corah says none of the 11 people’s […]

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

OR–3rd NewsMinute/272 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The state Board of Higher Education on Friday is expected to raise tuition an average of 3 percent at Oregon’s seven universities. At the University of Oregon, The Register-Guard reports a proposed 6 […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

OR–2nd NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Gov. John Kitzhaber will introduce his pick to be Oregon’s top school official today. Former New York City schools chancellor Rudy Crew is expected to be at a news conference in Portland. Crew […]

NW Sports from the AP

NW–SportsMinute/347 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – John Jaso drove in three runs, Jason Vargas pitched into the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with a 10-3 victory over the AL West-leading […]