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June 17, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/838 MARINERS-RAYS Lee drives in 3 runs, Mariners beat Rays 6-4 to avoid sweep ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dae-Ho Lee drove in three runs, James Paxton went six effective innings and the Seattle Mariners avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Thursday. Lee had an RBI single […]

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June 17, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1208 ELECTION-TIE BREAKER Tie between Oregon candidates to end by rolling dice PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A tie between two candidates for the nomination to the same seat in the Oregon Legislature will end Friday morning by a roll of the dice. The outcome will determine whether Republican Dan Mason or Democrat Janeen […]

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June 16, 2016 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/691 MARINERS-RAYS Rays beat Mariners on bases-loaded walk in 13th ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Montgomery walked Logan Morrison with the bases loaded in the 13th inning to bring in the winning run in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday night. Logan Forsythe tripled with one out […]

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June 16, 2016 7:56 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1211 MINIMUM WAGE Employers, workers get clarity on Oregon minimum wage rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first of several gradual increases to Oregon’s minimum wage is set to begin in two weeks, and on Wednesday the state clarified how businesses will pay their employees who travel throughout the state. On July 1, […]

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June 15, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/786 MARINERS-RAYS Longoria, Dickerson help Rays rally to 8-7 win over Mariners ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria and Corey Dickerson had three RBIs apiece and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Tuesday night. Longoria’s seventh homer in his last 10 […]

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June 15, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1224 PORTLAND-ZOMBIE HOMES Portland mulls foreclosures for 1st time in 50 years PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — City officials in this booming Pacific Northwest metropolis have developed a plan to foreclose on so-called ‘zombie homes’ for first time in 50 years as Portland grapples with a swelling population and skyrocketing home costs that threaten […]

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June 14, 2016 8:03 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/735 SEAHAWKS-NATE ROBINSON Seattle gives tryout to former NBA star Nate Robinson RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have given former NBA standout and one-time college football player Nate Robinson a tryout. The Seahawks confirmed that Robinson went through a tryout on Monday, first reported by The Washington Post. Robinson had indicated […]

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June 14, 2016 8:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1152 NATIONAL PARKS-VANDALISM Woman pleads guilty to defacing rocks at 7 national parks FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego woman who painted and drew on treasured natural rock formations at national parks across the West and shared her work on social media has pleaded guilty to defacing government property. Twenty-three-year-old Casey Nocket […]

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June 13, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/972 RANGERS-MARINERS Hamels reaches 2,000 Ks as Rangers beat Seattle SEATTLE (AP) — Cole Hamels became the seventh active pitcher to reach 2,000 strikeouts and Mitch Moreland homered to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-4 win against the Seattle Mariners Sunday. The AL West-leading Rangers took two out of three games in […]

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June 13, 2016 7:37 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1203 UNION PACIFIC VIOLATIONS Union Pacific fined over $7 million in 2 years (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Union Pacific penalties surpass every railroad nationwide for the past two years. The Oregonian/OregonLive obtained inspection records and reports that the Federal Railroad Agency fined Union Pacific over $7 million from […]

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