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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 25, 2015 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/25/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/281 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon legislators are moving forward with a bill setting up the state’s legal marijuana market. After months of negotiations, House lawmakers have approved a measure creating regulations for both medical and recreational marijuana. The bill […]

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Quality Child Care of Florence Closing
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Quality Child Care of Florence Closing

June 24, 2015 11:00 pm News

24 June 2015 Final day of operation to be June 30th. Parents of children enrolled at Quality Child Care of Florence, along with ten employees of the center, got the notice last Friday. Chuck Trent: “We are going to cease operations July 1st, so…” Chuck Trent is the acting executive director of the Boys and […]

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Sandblasters scratch out win on the road
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Sandblasters scratch out win on the road

June 24, 2015 10:55 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sandblaster's Baseball, Sports

24 June 2015 Three Rivers Sandblasters pick up first league victory A four run rally in the top of the ninth inning last night propelled the Three Rivers Sandblasters to a 6-5 win over the Corvallis Builders. Zach Inskeep’s RBI double tied the game at five-all; then Inskeep scored on a Jonathon Bennison double for […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 24, 2015 9:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/24/2015 09:22 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A proposal to raise Oregon’s gas tax, pay for road and bridge construction, and repeal a carbon-reduction initiative get a public airing in the state Senate today. The proposal would raise the gas tax by […]

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NW Sports from the AP

June 24, 2015 8:03 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 06/24/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/192 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Rookie Mike Montgomery tossed a four-hitter against the team that drafted him, Dustin Ackley singled, doubled and homered for his first three-hit game of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 24, 2015 8:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/24/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/282 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The state lawmakers preparing for Oregon’s legal marijuana program are supporting a sales tax for the drug. A joint House-Senate committee has approved a sales tax of up to 20 percent, setting the stage for […]

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Water quality groups to host town hall, two films
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Water quality groups to host town hall, two films

June 23, 2015 11:34 pm News

23 June 2015 Water quality groups to host town hall Two short films about the efforts of coastal community members impacted by aerial herbicide spraying will be shown tomorrow night in Florence. The films will accompany a town-hall style meeting about the Oregon Forest Practices Act, human health impacts of pesticides, and trends in forestry. […]

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Former OSU Pitcher makes pro debut in win over Emeralds
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Former OSU Pitcher makes pro debut in win over Emeralds

June 23, 2015 11:28 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sandblaster's Baseball, Sports

23 June 2015 Moore, former Beaver and North Eugene grad, is perfect in three innings Former Oregon State pitcher Andrew Moore made his major league debut yesterday in Everett, Washington, helping to lead the Aqua Sox to an 8-4 win over the Eugene Emeralds. Moore wasn’t credited with the win, but he faced the first […]

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The real NW Sports from the AP

June 23, 2015 8:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 06/23/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/245 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Joe Blanton pitched six-plus innings of two-hit ball, Alcides Escobar had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 last night. Blanton (2-0) struck out seven and worked into […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 23, 2015 8:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/23/2015 09:15 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/248 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland man is accused of luring a woman to his condo with the promise of a job interview, then raping her and choking her unconscious. The Oregonian reports that police and court records indicate […]

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