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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 24, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1122 PORTLAND POLICE CHIEF SHOOTING Sheriff: Contrary stories in Portland Police Chief shooting BURNS, Ore. (AP) — The Harney County Sheriff says when he first heard about an April 21 hunting accident in which a man was shot, he was told the wound was self-inflicted. Harney County Sheriff Dave Ward said in a […]

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109th Rhododendron Festival – Catching the Wave
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109th Rhododendron Festival – Catching the Wave

May 23, 2016 10:56 pm News

Sunday morning rain didn’t dampen enthusiasm The crowd may have been just a little bit lighter than usual yesterday, but it was no less enthusiastic as thousands of local residents and visitors lined both sides of Highway 101 for the 109th Rhododendron Festival Grand Floral Parade. 84 entries traversed the two-mile long parade route that […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 23, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/790 MARINERS-REDS Martin, Cano help Mariners sweep, hand Reds 7th loss in row CINCINNATI (AP) — Leonys Martin got four hits, Robinson Cano drove in two runs and the Seattle Mariners swept Cincinnati 5-4 Sunday, sending the Reds to their seventh straight loss. Steve Clevenger hit a tiebreaking single during a three-run fifth […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 23, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1159 WARM SPRINGS KILLING Man sought in wife’s death in Warm Springs found dead TERREBONNE, Ore. (AP) — The FBI says it has recovered the body of a man who was being sought in the death of his wife at her Warm Springs home. Mark Kevin Johnson Jr. was discovered Saturday afternoon inside […]

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Catch the Wave – 109th Rhododendron Festival
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Catch the Wave – 109th Rhododendron Festival

May 20, 2016 11:00 pm News

Florence Icon to Marshal Sunday’s Parade Catch the Wave is the theme of the 109th annual Rhododendron Festival… and it’s somehow fitting that the founder of “Wave Beachgrass Nursery” will be honored Sunday during the Grand Floral Parade. Wilbur Ternyik spent the better part of the last 60-years living in Florence… he served as Mayor, […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 20, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/719 MARINERS-ORIOLES Lind homers to propel Mariners over Orioles 7-2 BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Lind broke open a close game with a three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Thursday to complete another successful road series. Leonys Martin also homered for the Mariners, who took […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 20, 2016 7:43 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1250 PORTLAND POLLUTION-GOVERNOR Gov. directs cease and desist order to glass company PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown has directed that a Portland glass company stop using several air pollutants, including lead, after monitoring at a nearby daycare showed lead levels four times higher than the 24-hour benchmark. The state Department of […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 19, 2016 7:43 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/686 MARINERS-ORIOLES Tillman wins 5th straight, Orioles beat Mariners 5-2 BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Tillman won his fifth straight start with another solid performance against his former team and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 5-2 on Wednesday night. Mark Trumbo and Matt Wieters hit back-to-back homers for the Orioles, whose 17-7 […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 19, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1124 OREGON PRIMARY Tuesday vote drew most voters in Oregon’s primary history PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The results are in, and as many anticipated, Tuesday marked the highest voter participation in Oregon’s primary history. With just a few remaining presidential ballots left to count, results show Bernie Sanders defeating Hillary Clinton in all […]

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Primary election results
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Primary election results

May 18, 2016 10:53 pm News

Siuslaw voters say no; Mapleton says yes The results are still unofficial, but it appears voters said no to a $36.9-million bond levy that would have paid for construction of a new high school in Florence.  The latest results, as of three AM, show the Siuslaw levy going down by a margin of 3,169 to […]

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