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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 28, 2014 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/28/2014 04:00 AM AP-OR–Right Now/1152 Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment STORM DAMAGE-CURRY COUNTY Port Orford official: Storm caused $1 M in damages PORT ORFORD, Ore. (AP) – Last weekend’s storm caused at least $1 million in damages to the port of Port Orford. Port Commissioner Brett Webb says the fleet based in […]

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NW Sports from the AP

October 28, 2014 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 10/28/2014 05:00 AM AP-NW–1st SportsMinute/229 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Pac-12 has passed sweeping changes for athletes in all of the conference’s sports, guaranteeing four-year scholarships, improving health care and liberalizing transfer rules. The changes announced by the Pac-12’s presidents […]

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Economic Development; Robbery Suspect Sought; Bridge Opens; Voters Delay
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Economic Development; Robbery Suspect Sought; Bridge Opens; Voters Delay

October 27, 2014 11:46 pm News

27 October 2014 Economic Development Could Be First Focus for New Council Helping to boost the local economy will be one of the major goals of the new council following next week’s election. Temporary City Manager Larry Patterson: Larry Patterson – “It’s one of the topics that we’ve heard in this campaign, as well as, […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 27, 2014 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/27/2014 09:11 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Lawmakers on opposite sides of the nation are working to keep U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopters stationed along their coasts. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that South Carolina’s U.S. senators are working with […]

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NW Sports from the AP

October 27, 2014 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 10/27/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/266 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Russell Wilson threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Luke Wilson with 47 seconds left, lifting the Seattle Seahawks to a 13-9 victory over the Carolina Panthers yesterday to snap a two-game losing […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 27, 2014 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/27/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Utility crews worked yesterday to restore electricity to thousands of residents after a windstorm downed trees and knocked out power lines in the Pacific Northwest. In Oregon, Portland General Electric says about 16,000 residents did not […]

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Police seek suspect in afternoon bank robbery
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Police seek suspect in afternoon bank robbery

October 25, 2014 5:27 am News, Uncategorized

(updated at 5:30 PM, Friday October 24th) Florence police are looking for the whereabouts of a “short, heavy set” person, approximately 40 to 50 years old, wearing a light gray zippered hoody sweatshirt.  The sweatshirt may have white writing on it.  “We believe it’s a woman”, said Florence Police Lt. John Pitcher who added that […]

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Coos Bay Bridge to Remain Closed
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Coos Bay Bridge to Remain Closed

October 25, 2014 3:11 am News

24 October 2014 McCulloch Bridge to remain closed… Highway 101 over the historic McCulloch Bridge in Coos County will remain blocked at least through Saturday. The Oregon Department of Transportation and contractor crews are working to stabilize the project enclosure attached to the bridge that shifted approximately 60-feet out of place Wednesday afternoon. It’s not […]

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101 to Remain Closed in Coos County – Crash Claims Life of Florence Man
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101 to Remain Closed in Coos County – Crash Claims Life of Florence Man

October 25, 2014 12:49 am News

24 October 2014 Coos County Bridge Accident Claims Life of Florence Man A Florence man died and the McCulloch Bridge will remain closed at least through later today following what may or may not be two related incidents Wednesday. The body of 52-year old Mark Fortune, a mechanic for the bridge contractor working on a […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 24, 2014 8:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/24/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/233 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) – A rare tornado has ripped roofs off several buildings, uprooted trees and shattered windows in the southwest Washington city of Longview, but there were no reports of injuries. A meteorologist says a National Weather Service […]

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