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January 16, 2017 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

  FATHER-SON-SWEPT AWAY Father, son swept out to sea at Oregon beach (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for a man and a young boy who were swept out to sea along the southern coast of Oregon. The Register-Guard reports that the names of the 31-year-old […]

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January 16, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart will return to the U.S. from China after spraining the posterior cruciate ligament in her right knee last week while playing for Shanghai in the Chinese basketball league. The Seattle Storm star won’t require surgery and is flying back Friday to rehab the injury. Her Chinese team qualified […]

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January 13, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Jean Segura and the Seattle Mariners have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $6.2 million, one-year contract, a huge raise from his $2.6 million salary last year. The centerpiece of Seattle’s offseason moves, which have included 11 trades, Segura was acquired from Arizona in late November and is projected to […]

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January 13, 2017 8:43 pm Associated Press, News

  AIR STAGNATION Air stagnation advisory issued for parts of southern Oregon MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — State officials have issued an air stagnation advisory for parts of southern Oregon through Saturday evening. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued the alert Thursday. The advisory includes parts of eastern Curry County and Josephine and Jackson counties […]

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January 12, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  TRAIN DERAILMENT Train derails in eastern Oregon; no injuries (Information from: East Oregonian, http://www.eastoregonian.com) MISSION, Ore. (AP) – Railroad officials say eleven railroad cars derailed east of Pendleton on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. The East Oregonian reports that Union Pacific reported no spills, no hazardous materials involved and no injuries in the Monday night […]

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January 12, 2017 8:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves. Seattle completed the two deals yesterday. The Mariners acquired outfielder Mallex Smith from Atlanta, but then sent him to Tampa Bay along with infielder […]

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January 11, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  SPRINGFIELD KILLING-SENTENCE Springfield man gets life sentence for 2015 slaying (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man who admitted to killing a 23-year-old Springfield woman after breaking into her home and sexually assaulting her has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Register-Guard reports that Kyle Dean Pfaff […]

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January 11, 2017 8:43 pm Associated Press, Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers used a dominant third quarter to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers for the 10th consecutive time, 108-87 last night. The Blazers trailed by two to start the second half, but held the Lakers to 21.7 percent shooting (5 of 23) […]

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January 10, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  EUGENE MARIJUANA COMPLEX Company plans Eugene complex to house dozens of pot growers (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A southern Oregon real estate company looking to capitalize on the expanding marijuana industry is planning to build a multimillion-dollar growing and processing facility in Eugene with enough space to house more […]

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January 10, 2017 8:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

  KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — PORTAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina. Melano will be on loan with the top-division team through Dec. 31. The 23-year-old has played in 44 matches with the Timbers since he joined the team midway through the 2015 season. […]

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