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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

February 24, 2017 9:22 pm Associated Press, Sports

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum added 22 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 112-103 Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak. The Trail Blazers spoiled Terrence Ross’ debut with the Magic […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 24, 2017 9:21 pm Associated Press, News

  STATE BIRD Oregon lawmaker looks to replace meadowlark as state bird (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon lawmaker says the current state bird is unoriginal, and instead wants to replace it. The Statesman Journal reports that state Sen. Fred Girod sponsored a resolution to replace the western meadowlark as […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 23, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  NORTHWEST ATTORNEYS GENERAL-RESISTANCE-THE LATEST The Latest: AG says state needs protection from travel ban SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has filed a motion in federal court to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Washington state against an immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump. Rosenblum said in the motion filed […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

February 23, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title. The Ducks (25-4, 14-2) trailed by 16 points early in the second half […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 22, 2017 8:52 pm Associated Press, News

  FATAL POLICE SHOOTING 2 Beaverton police officers shoot, kill man on roof BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A Beaverton police spokesman says two officers have shot and killed a man standing on a roof. Officer Mike Rowe said Tuesday the man was waving a gun and pointing it at people from his position on the […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

February 21, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gabe Taylor and Jazz Johnson scored 13 points apiece and Portland cruised to a 96-58 win over NAIA Walla Walla last night. D’Marques Tyson and Xavier Hallinan each scored 12 points and Philipp Hartwich added eight with 12 rebounds for Portland (10-19), which snapped a 14-game skid. A jumper by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 21, 2017 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

  PRESIDENTS DAY-PROTESTS Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’ Thousands of demonstrators across the U.S. have turned out to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents’ Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. The numbers weren’t close to the million-plus who thronged the streets following Trump’s inauguration a month earlier, but the message […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

February 20, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 35 points to move into second place on the NCAA’s career scoring list and help Number 9 Washington beat Southern California 87-74 Sunday. Chantel Osahor had 16 points and 12 rebounds and became Washington’s career rebounding leader, finishing the game with 1,150. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Monique […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 20, 2017 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

  IMMIGRATION PROTEST Hundreds rally in Oregon’s capital for immigrant rights SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Statesman Journal reports that hundreds of people demonstrated in front of the Oregon State Capitol to support immigration rights. The newspaper says Yesica Navarro spoke in the Capitol Mall about growing up as an immigrant. She says she came […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 17, 2017 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

  PORTLAND POLICE-MISCONDUCT Report: Portland officer fired over threats at poker game (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A newly released report on investigations into misconduct by Portland police says any officer resigned under threat of firing for driving drunk in a patrol car while on duty to answer a call. The […]

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