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Marijuana recall; Gas prices steady; PTA scholarship; Palliative Care; Stewart steps down from county board
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Marijuana recall; Gas prices steady; PTA scholarship; Palliative Care; Stewart steps down from county board

March 22, 2017 10:29 pm News

Mapleton sold marijuana subject of recall… The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has issued its first recall of recreational marijuana.  Nine pounds of marijuana flower marketed under the brand name of Blue Magoo were found to contain pesticide residues above the state mandated limit.  It was grown by Emerald Wave Estate in Creswell and sold by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 22, 2017 7:58 pm Associated Press, News

  UO LAWSUIT-PROFESSOR UO professor sues school over gender discrimination (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its psychology professors over claims that she is being paid substantially less than several of her less-experienced male colleagues. The Register-Guard reports Jennifer […]

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Florence Fest ’17; School garden raffle; Super bowl shooter unfit for trial; Heceta Takes Flight
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Florence Fest ’17; School garden raffle; Super bowl shooter unfit for trial; Heceta Takes Flight

March 21, 2017 10:22 pm News

Wine, Art and Jazz… come together next week in Florence The emphasis is on quality for Florence Fest ’17 next week.  The brand new wine, art and jazz festival at the Florence Events Center will highlight selections from some of the top Northwest Wineries along with some of Oregon’s best musicians; all surrounded by a […]

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

March 21, 2017 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 38 points, adding another record to her career resume, and No. 3 seed Washington raced past No. 6 seed Oklahoma 108-82 on Monday night to earn a berth in NCAA Tournament regional semifinals. The Huskies (29-5) are going to the Sweet 16 in consecutive years for the first […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 21, 2017 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

  JAIL DEATH Jailed man who attempted suicide dies at hospital HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was jailed in Hillsboro has died at a hospital after attempting to kill himself. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that 36-year-old Ryan Freeman was found unresponsive in his cell Friday […]

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Re-Vision costs mounting; causes concern.  Three Rivers Job Fair; Dealing with TBI; Top retirement spots in Oregon
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Re-Vision costs mounting; causes concern. Three Rivers Job Fair; Dealing with TBI; Top retirement spots in Oregon

March 20, 2017 11:45 pm News

Mayor concerned about growing costs of ReVision Increasing cost estimates for a Highway 101 facelift in downtown Florence have not derailed the plan, but it has Mayor Joe Henry feeling uncomfortable. Joe Henry – “This started out as a five-and-a-half million dollar project at which point ODOT was going to pay somewhere between a million […]

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

March 20, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Morris drew a penalty to set up the first goal, scored on a header in the 66th minute to give Seattle the lead, and the Sounders celebrated last year’s MLS Cup title with a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls Sunday. More than 45,000 turned out for Seattle’s […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 20, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

  OREGON DATA CENTER Amazon planning third data complex near Hermiston (Information from: East Oregonian, http://www.eastoregonian.com) PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Amazon is proposing to build a third data complex west of Hermiston consisting of four data centers. The East Oregonian reports that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant recently bought 120 acres of land next to the […]

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Rain respite brief; Mayor lunches with the Governor; Dallas Brass to share experience; PeaceHealth to resume Nurse negotiations
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Rain respite brief; Mayor lunches with the Governor; Dallas Brass to share experience; PeaceHealth to resume Nurse negotiations

March 17, 2017 11:53 pm News

City offering free sand bags and sand… Thursday’s brief respite from the rain was just that.  More rain is coming today and tomorrow.  That’s in addition to record amounts of rainfall leading to water accumulating in places not seen before according to Florence Public Works Director Mike Miller. Mike Miller – “The ground water and […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 17, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  POLICE SHOOTING-LAWSUIT Family of veteran shot by Eugene police files $7.5M lawsuit (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The family of a former Army soldier who was shot to death at his home in 2015 by a Eugene police officer has filed a $7.5 million lawsuit against the city, officers and […]

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