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Change in wording delays registration fee ballot measure
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Change in wording delays registration fee ballot measure

January 29, 2015 11:46 pm News

21 January 2015 Commissioners adding limits to registration fee proposal Lane County Commissioners will hold off on referring a vehicle registration fee proposal to voters. But only temporarily. Following a hearing on the matter earlier this week, commissioners expressed support for the fee that would generate about $11-million a year. Commissioners agreed that the original […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 29, 2015 10:53 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/29/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/237 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – A 19-year-old woman has been accused of recording an adult film in the main campus library at Oregon State University. OSU spokesman Steve Clark says the university learned about the video Tuesday, but it apparently […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 29, 2015 9:13 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 01/29/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/287 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) – Kyrie Irving scored a career-high 55 points, breaking the arena record while LeBron James watched from the bench and leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to their eighth straight win, 99-94 over the Portland Trail […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 29, 2015 9:12 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/29/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – More of the consulting work done by Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée is coming to light. The EO Media Group reports that Cylvia Hayes was paid $118,000 over two years to work with a clean energy […]

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State GOP flexes political muscles
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State GOP flexes political muscles

January 29, 2015 12:41 am News

21 January 2015 Oregon Legislature’s transportation debate heats up Legislative Republicans are threatening to block a proposed transportation package if Democrats move forward with legislation aimed at combating greenhouse gases. Senate President Peter Courtney said Tuesday the development makes him pessimistic about the prospects for a gas tax increase to pay for transportation projects. The […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 28, 2015 9:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/28/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/255 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Wolves in Oregon have hit the threshold for consideration of taking them off the state endangered species list. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says the latest wolf census confirms at least seven […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 28, 2015 8:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 01/28/2015 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/209 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) – Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch constantly repeated “I’m here so I don’t get fined” for five minutes before leaving the podium at Media Day. About 200 reporters crowded around Lynch’s podium for […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 28, 2015 8:56 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/28/2015 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/228 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Legislative Republicans are threatening to block a proposed transportation package if Democrats move forward with legislation aimed at combating greenhouse gases. Senate President Peter Courtney said yesterday the development makes him pessimistic about the prospects […]

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County Registration Fee Hearing Today
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County Registration Fee Hearing Today

January 28, 2015 1:12 am News

21 January 2015 Lane County Could Refer Registration Fee to Voters Lane County Commissioners will take testimony this afternoon on whether or not to send a $35-per-year vehicle registration fee to voters. If approved and imposed, it would raise about $11-million each year to be used for maintenance on roads and bridges in Lane County. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 27, 2015 9:52 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/27/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/220 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Department of Transportation says there was heavy fog early today on Interstate 5 at Salem when a vehicle crashed, resulting in a fatality. The crash occurred around 2 a.m. and restricted southbound traffic […]

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