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July 27, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/918 SEAHAWKS-CARROLL Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season. Team owner Paul Allen tweeted confirmation of Carroll’s deal on Tuesday. […]

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July 27, 2016 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1058 HORSE SPAYING BACKLASH Advocates sue to stop plan to spay wild horses PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Advocates for wild horses have sought an injunction to stop researchers from surgically sterilizing more than 200 wild mares at a facility in Hines, Oregon. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has said the research would […]

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July 26, 2016 9:23 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/610 TRAIL BLAZERS-MCCOLLUM AP source: CJ McCollum agrees to extension with the Blazers PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal confirms that guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity […]

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July 26, 2016 9:21 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd Right Now/1211 TIMBER TOWN’S COMEBACK Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) — Crook County, located on the edge of a national forest in Oregon, used to have five major lumber mills. But amid restrictions on harvesting from federal lands, logging began a freefall. The county’s mills began […]

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July 25, 2016 7:54 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/684 SEAHAWKS-SCHNEIDER EXTENDED Seahawks owner Allen announces extension for GM Schneider NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have extended the contract of general manager John Schneider. Team owner Paul Allen announced the deal on Twitter on Sunday night, saying “@Seahawks extend top GM John Schneider, key architect of our roster….Congrats!” The Seahawks […]

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July 25, 2016 7:52 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1051 WILLAMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY-HISTORIC Willamette cemetery added to Register of Historic Places PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Willamette National Cemetery in Portland has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The 1950 cemetery is about 10 miles southeast of Portland in Clackamas and Multnomah counties. It was the first national cemetery […]

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July 22, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/579 LIONS-MARQUARDT Lions sign free agent tackle Luke Marquardt ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed free agent tackle Luke Marquardt. The team announced the move Thursday. The New York Jets signed the 26-year-old Marquardt in April, but he was waived less than two months later. Marquardt was signed by […]

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July 22, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1134 WARNING SHOT FIRED-PRISON Warning shot fired at eastern Oregon prison PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a warning shot was fired at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution to break up a series of fights in a recreation yard. The Oregon Department of Corrections said in a news release that nearly four dozen […]

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July 21, 2016 8:17 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/921 STARS-STORM Stewart, Loyd help Storm hand Stars 5th straight loss, 83-69 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 25 points, Breanna Stewart added 22 points and five blocked shots and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 Wednesday. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 10 points, Crystal Langhorne grabbed 10 rebounds and Sue Bird […]

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July 21, 2016 8:14 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1122 TRAIN DERAILMENT-WATER DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crash (Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A monitoring well installed after last month’s train derailment near Mosier, Oregon, has detected oil contamination in the ground water. The state Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drinking water is […]

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