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Local News – New Minimum Wage
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Local News – New Minimum Wage

January 1, 2015 11:21 pm News

With the New Year comes a new minimum wage Oregon’s lowest-paid workers are getting a pay raise.  The state’s minimum wage rises 15 cents to $9.25 per hour. That’s an extra $234 a year for people working 30 hours a week. State analysts say the change could affect as many as 142,000 workers and 8 […]

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Sports – Ducks vs Seminoles
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Sports – Ducks vs Seminoles

January 1, 2015 11:20 pm Oregon Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

On the Schedule: The first semifinal in the first College Football Playoff is also the 101st edition of the Rose Bowl, and there’s a Heisman Trophy winner on each sideline at the Granddaddy of Them All. Marcus Mariota leads Pac-12 champion Oregon and its offense against Florida State and Jameis Winston, who won the national […]

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AP Northwest News Minute

January 1, 2015 9:03 pm Associated Press, Sports

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin wished the best of luck to former San Francisco 49ers and new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh. Baldwin played for Harbaugh at Stanford and was asked for his thoughts on Harbaugh leaving […]

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1st AP Northwest News Minute

January 1, 2015 9:02 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Just over 73,000 Oregonians have enrolled in private health insurance through the federal website that replaced Cover Oregon’s failed portal. The figures released by the federal government show coverage that will begin today. About 79 percent of people who selected plans […]

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Local News – Top Lane County Stories

December 31, 2014 10:37 pm News

New Administrator and close primary top Lane County Stories Lane County Commissioners approved a contract in March for a new County Administrator; then in May, voters narrowly selected incumbent Jay Bozievich to continue serving the West Lane District on the county board. The March hiring of a new administrator at Lane County wrapped up a […]

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Local Sports – Beavers Win – Morning After Run
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Local Sports – Beavers Win – Morning After Run

December 31, 2014 10:36 pm Oregon State Sports, Sports

Gary Payton II had 14 points, nine rebounds and five steals to lead Oregon State past UC Santa Barbara 76 – 64 last night. The 9 and 3 Beavers had six players score in double figures, including Jarmal Reid with 16 points and Olaf Schaftenaar with 14. The Beavers are off the hardwood at the […]

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3rd AP Northwest News Minute

December 31, 2014 10:34 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – A lawyer is asking for more time to prepare the defense for a Goldendale, Washington, woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter and wounding her 13-year-old daughter last summer at a Cannon Beach resort. The Oregonian reports Jessica Smith has pleaded […]

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2nd AP Northwest News Minute

December 31, 2014 10:25 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A 44-year-old Springfield woman shot and wounded by police after pointing a replica gun has been sentenced to probation in a plea agreement. The Register-Guard reports Amanda Gatewood led Springfield police on a chase last August on Interstate 5 before being […]

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1st AP Northwest News Minute

December 31, 2014 9:08 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press LEABURG, Ore. (AP) – Malfunctioning gates on a Willamette Valley dam have led Oregon hatchery officials to release 50,000 trout prematurely, in mid-winter when there’s not much for them to eat. Officials have diesel pumps taking emergency water from the McKenzie for the hatchery. They […]

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AP Northwest Sports Minute

December 31, 2014 9:03 pm Associated Press, Oregon State Sports, Sports

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press Damian Lillard had 26 points and nine assists and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Toronto Raptors 102-97 in overtime last night. LaMarcus Aldridge, who returned after missing three of the last four games because of an upper respiratory […]

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