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Lawmakers crank out legislation in final day of session
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Lawmakers crank out legislation in final day of session

July 7, 2015 10:01 pm News

7 July 2015 Legislature calls it a session Lawmakers in Salem wrapped up their work for the 2015 Legislative session last night. In the waning hours of the five-month long session they approved a variety of bills, including on that authorizes $1.2-billion in construction projects. The plan would be paid for with bonds backed by […]

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Emeralds walk off with win
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Emeralds walk off with win

July 7, 2015 9:50 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sandblaster's Baseball, Sports

07 July 2015 Emeralds come from behind for win at home A pair of ninth inning errors propelled the Emeralds to a walk-off 6-5 win over the Vancouver Canadians last night in Eugene. The Ems scored twice in the eighth inning to tie the score at five-all. Then, in the ninth a misplayed pop up […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 7, 2015 8:38 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/07/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/255 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon lawmakers have adjourned the 2015 legislative session. In the final hours, lawmakers approved $1.2 billion in construction projects. They also kept alive several tax credits that were due to expire. They approved funding for […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 7, 2015 8:01 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/07/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/269 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Nick Castellanos hit a home run and drove in four runs to lead a 19-hit outburst from the Detroit Tigers in a 12-5 win over the Seattle Mariners yesterday. Castellanos had a season-high […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 7, 2015 8:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/07/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon women will no longer have to visit a health clinic for a birth control prescription starting next year. Instead, they can head straight to their pharmacist for contraception under a measure signed into law […]

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Fog rolls in, but Fourth considered successful
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Fog rolls in, but Fourth considered successful

July 6, 2015 11:37 pm News

06 July 2015 A great weekend for Florence The thick fog bank that rolled up the Siuslaw River Saturday evening didn’t obscure the fact that the Fourth of July in Florence was a big one. Cal Applebee is the Executive Director of the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce: Cal Applebee – “Holiday weekend was phenomenal […]

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Sandblasters fall in tournament championship
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Sandblasters fall in tournament championship

July 6, 2015 11:24 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sandblaster's Baseball

6 July 2015 Three Rivers goes 3-2 at Seattle tourney After losing Thursday’s opening game to the EnFuego Elite, the Three Rivers Sandblasters won their next three straight games at the Mickey Merriam Tournament in Seattle. That put them in the tournament championship game against the Elite once again where EnFuego came out on top […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 6, 2015 8:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/06/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/239 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start, pitching the Mariners past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 yesterday. Coming off two straight shutouts, Montgomery (4-2) gave up one run and six hits […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 6, 2015 8:56 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/06/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press DAYVILLE, Ore. (AP) – Slightly cooler temperatures and higher humidity have helped firefighters get a better handle on a large fire burning in central Oregon about 11 miles south of Dayville. A fire incident spokesman says one cabin has […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 6, 2015 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/06/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/243 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A 14-year-old died and his parents were injured in a house fire near Adrian, Oregon. KTVB-TV reports firefighters responded from Adrian to the house Sunday morning and found the home engulfed in flames. The teenage […]

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