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August 26, 2016 9:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/677 BBA-MARINERS-WHITE-SOX Frazier’s single in 9th leads White Sox over Mariners, 7-6 CHICAGO (AP) — Todd Frazier tied it with an RBI single in the seventh inning and won it with a line drive down the left-field line in the ninth to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 7-6 victory over the […]

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August 26, 2016 9:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd Right Now/1276 TOTEM POLE JOURNEY Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Pacific Northwest tribe has begun a 4,800-mile road trip with a 22-foot-tall totem pole in tow. The Lummi Nation embarked on its fourth “totem journey” since 2012 to galvanize opposition to coal and crude […]

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August 25, 2016 9:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

  HOPE SOLO SUSPENDED Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct “counter to the organization’s principles.” The suspension is effective immediately. U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Wednesday that comments Solo […]

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August 25, 2016 9:53 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF-BUNDY LAWYER Judge: Ryan Bundy unfit to serve as his own lawyer (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal Judge Anna J. Brown is set to strip Oregon standoff defendant Ryan Bundy of his ability to represent himself in court. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the judge wrote in an order filed […]

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August 24, 2016 10:00 pm Associated Press, News

  SINKING BOAT-RESCUE Coast Guard rescues 2 men from sinking boat WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — A Coast Guard crew recused two men after their 14-foot boat ran aground and began taking on water at the mouth of the Columbia River. The U.S. Coast Guard says a mariner called to report a boat had run aground […]

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August 23, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BBA-YANKEES-MARINERS Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yankees SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit a three-run homer and Nelson Cruz added a solo shot as the Seattle Mariners rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Monday night. The Yankees got two homers apiece from rookie catcher Gary […]

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August 23, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OREGON TAXES A pot of money: Oregon collects $25.5M in marijuana taxes SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has processed $25.5 million in tax payments from recreational marijuana from January through the end of July. The state’s Department of Revenue says medical marijuana dispensaries were required to file their second-quarter returns for recreational marijuana […]

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August 22, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/864 OLY-BKO-USA-SERBIA U.S. men claim gold in 96-66 win over Serbia RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66. With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games. After a few close calls […]

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August 22, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1291 FATAL TREE FALL Sheriff’s: Tree falls, kills child near Fall Creek (Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/) FALL CREEK, Ore. (AP) — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says a 9-year-old child is dead when a tree fell on a family that was using a beach near Fall Creek. KVAL-TV reports that authorities believe the […]

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August 19, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now UPDATE/919 OLY-USA WOMENS BASKETBALL-FRANCE With Sue Bird sidelined, USA beats France 86-67 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) —The U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women’s basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans. The Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi scored 18 points […]

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