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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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NW Sports from the AP

January 27, 2015 8:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 01/27/2015 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/201 Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he expected an apology from the league once his team is found to be not guilty of breaking any rules regarding under-inflated footballs being used in the AFC championship game. Kraft. The Patriots […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 27, 2015 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/27/2015 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/219 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A U.S. Department of Education report shows Oregon’s 69 percent graduation rate for the class of 2013 was worst among the 49 states able to calculate their rates in the way required by the federal […]

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Disaster Planning Process Getting Underway
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Disaster Planning Process Getting Underway

January 27, 2015 12:44 am News

21 January 2015 Disaster Planning Begins Anew A 12-month effort to prepare a new disaster plan for the Florence area begins tomorrow morning. The project is spearheaded by the West Lane Emergency Operations Group. Siuslaw Valley Fire Chief Jim Langborg says it’s aimed at improving what’s already prepared. Jim Langborg – We’re building upon an […]

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Boys and Girls Club in danger of closing
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Boys and Girls Club in danger of closing

January 24, 2015 12:37 am News

21 January 2015                                          Turning things around at the Boys and Girls Club Leaders at the Boys and Girls Club in Florence are struggling to regain a firm financial footing. Several people have already been laid off and programs have been cut in order to reign in costs. A daily fee of about $6 will […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 23, 2015 9:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 01/23/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/269 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) – Investigators say DNA evidence has linked an Oregon prison inmate to at least two of five killings of young women that terrified the San Francisco Bay Area for four months in 1976. The San […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 23, 2015 8:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 01/23/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/259 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Evan Turner hit a 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left and the Boston Celtics overcame the shorthanded Portland Trail Blazers 90-89 last night. Avery Bradley had 18 points to lead the Celtics, who […]

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