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Surge in Home Sales Good in Short Term
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Surge in Home Sales Good in Short Term

October 15, 2014 10:40 pm News

15 October 2014 Short Term Optimism Tempered With Caution Home sales in the Florence area rose more than 36-percent over the second quarter of this year from 98 to 133 units. That increase also constituted a 25-percent jump over the same time period last year when 105 sales were closed between July and September. The […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 15, 2014 9:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/15/2014 09:12 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/281 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Election time has arrived in Oregon. Today state election officials begin mailing more than 2 million ballots, and tens of thousands of Oregonians will vote each day between now and Nov. 4. That means mailboxes […]

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NW Sports from the AP

October 15, 2014 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 10/15/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/261 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland Timbers have announced the formation of a USL Pro team that will start play next year. The team, called Timbers 2 or T2, will play home games at the University […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 15, 2014 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/15/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/260 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Gov. John Kitzhaber is once again defending his fiancee’s work for organizations seeking to influence state policy. The Democratic governor debated Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson last night. Richardson tried to keep the focus on […]

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Rhody Path Plans Cover Both Sides
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Rhody Path Plans Cover Both Sides

October 14, 2014 10:47 pm News

14 October 2014 New Plans For Rhody Path Cover Both Sides of the Road Two alternatives have emerged in the continuing discussion on just what form should be given to accommodations for bicycles and pedestrians along Rhododendron Drive. Interim City Manager Larry Patterson said elected officials have responded to the outpouring of comments on the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 14, 2014 8:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/14/2014 09:10 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/208 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Supreme Court hears oral arguments today on a lawsuit challenging legislative changes to the state pension system. Gov. John Kitzhaber and the Legislature last year reduced retirees’ annual cost of living increases. Public […]

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NW Sports from the AP

October 14, 2014 8:09 pm News, Sports

Date: 10/14/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/274 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Chris Petersen knows about the rivalry between Oregon and Washington and how one-sided it can be. At his introductory news conference last December, Petersen was asked if he was going to be able […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 14, 2014 8:07 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/14/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancee says she lived in 1997 on a property that was intended to be used for a marijuana growing operation. Cylvia Hayes says in her statement that the marijuana grow never […]

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Boys and Girls Club In Need of Cash
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Boys and Girls Club In Need of Cash

October 13, 2014 11:20 pm News

13 October 2014 Cash Infusion Needed to Boost Boys and Girls Programs By now you’ve seen the urgent plea for funding for the Boys and Girls Club. Director Jonathan Hicks says they need to raise $60-thousand between now and the end of October. He’s looking for a quick cash infusion because demand for the programs […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 13, 2014 8:44 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 10/13/2014 09:11 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/245 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – An Astoria hair salon owner who cashed and spent a forged $85,000 check from an Internet scammer has been sentenced. The Daily Astorian reports Jeanne Reeves last week got five years of probation, 60 days […]

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