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NW Sports from the AP

May 20, 2015 7:56 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/20/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/242 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) – Jimmy Paredes homered and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a home run by former teammate Nelson Cruz in a 9-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners last night. Paredes […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 20, 2015 7:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/20/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/270 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon lawmakers will consider creating a sales tax for marijuana instead of the taxation method approved by voters, which would apply to growers. Proponents of a sales tax say it might be a better way […]

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Election Day… Ballots Due
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Election Day… Ballots Due

May 19, 2015 10:57 pm News

19 May 2015 Don’t put that ballot in the mail. It won’t get counted. Today is Election Day in Oregon; ballots are due back no later than 8 PM. Voters in the lower Siuslaw Valley are deciding who will serve on fire, port, and ambulance district boards. But they don’t have any choices when it […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 19, 2015 8:58 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/19/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/242 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have signed wide receiver Deshon Foxx after he participated in the team’s rookie minicamp as a tryout player. To clear a spot on the 90-man roster, the Seahawks waived/injured […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 19, 2015 8:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/19/2015 09:22 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/286 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) – A Springfield man who struck and killed three children with his pickup truck has been cited for careless driving. The Eugene Register-Guard reports that Larry LaThorpe was cited Sunday and is expected to appear in […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 19, 2015 8:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/19/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/272 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says a bad deal is worse than no deal, and urged Congress not to support fast-track legislation that would let President Barack Obama pursue a trade deal between a dozen […]

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Florence Rocked and Rhodied
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Florence Rocked and Rhodied

May 18, 2015 11:49 pm News

18 May 2015 Florence Rocked and Rhodied for the 108th Festival Things were a little damp Saturday morning, but by the end of the day, the skies and the pavement had dried out and a large crowd was on the street enjoy the 108th annual Rhododendron Festival. 80 entries graced the Grand Floral Parade yesterday. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 18, 2015 9:48 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/18/2015 09:16 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/237 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say an officer has shot and wounded someone wielding a knife and “coming at” police. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon at a Portland home. Officers initially responded to reports that the subject had […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 18, 2015 8:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/18/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say an officer has shot a person who broke into someone else’s home after reportedly cutting himself with a knife. No details about what prompted the shooting were immediately available. The subject’s age […]

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Rock and Rhody will include a little country
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Rock and Rhody will include a little country

May 15, 2015 11:00 pm News

15 May 2015 Local Country Celeb to Marshal Sunday’s Parade She may be country, but she’s also a little bit rock and roll and that’s why the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce has selected Amy Clawson as the Grand Marshal of this week’s 108th Grand Floral Parade of the Rhododendron Festival. The theme of this […]

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