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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 18, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/563 BBA-MARINERS-ORIOLES Cruz and Seager go deep to power Mariners past Orioles, 10-0 BALTIMORE (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs, Kyle Seager hit a three-run drive and the Seattle Mariners cruised past the Baltimore Orioles 10-0 Tuesday night. Robinson Cano had three hits, two RBIs and scored three runs […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 18, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/2325 ELECTION-OREGON-MARIJUANA 2 Oregon counties ponder pot production, sales in primary PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two Oregon counties might rescind bans on marijuana production and sales — which are allowed by state law — during Oregon’s primary election Tuesday. The ballot measures are taking place in Klamath and Grant counties. Grant County Judge […]

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It’s Election Day!
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It’s Election Day!

May 17, 2016 9:39 pm News

a Election turnout could exceed 60-percent Voters have until 8 pm today to return their ballots in order to be counted in today’s primary election. In Western Lane County, they can be deposited at the ballot drop box in front of the Florence Justice Center on 9th Street. In Western Douglas County, there is a […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 17, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/772 TRAIL BLAZERS-STOTTS Blazers coach Terry Stotts agrees to 3-year extension PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts has agreed to a three-year contract extension. Stotts coached the young Trail Blazers to the second round of the playoffs this year. The person […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 17, 2016 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1149 WILDFIRE OUTLOOK-PREPARATIONS US wildfire-fighters making plans for 2016 season The nation’s primary wildfire-fighters are getting ready for the 2016 season, which is expected to be worse than average in Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest. U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will meet with regional forest officials Tuesday […]

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City Council to set election calendar; award Greener Awards
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City Council to set election calendar; award Greener Awards

May 17, 2016 2:47 am News

6 PM meeting at City Hall The Florence City Council will set election schedules and recognize area groups who work to be more sustainable this evening. Mayor Joe Henry, along with councilors Joshua Greene and Ron Preisler will face reelection in the fall.  Councilors will review and likely approve the schedule this evening for the […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 16, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1030 WILSON-COMMENCEMENT REMARKS Russell Wilson takes jab at NC State on lesson learned MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s quip about a personal lesson learned has gone over well at the University of Wisconsin but ruffled some feathers where he began his college career in North Carolina. Invited back to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 16, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1243 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PINATAS Oregon class celebration has presidential candidate pinatas (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon civics teacher is getting some unexpected attention because a presidential candidate pinata was part of a class celebration after the students completed their exams. Students brought the pinata filled with candy […]

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Murder related to Mapleton bank robbery could lead to death penalty
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Murder related to Mapleton bank robbery could lead to death penalty

May 13, 2016 10:36 pm News

Third defendant gets guilty verdict in 2012 slaying A 26-year old man faces the death penalty after being found guilty in the 2012 slaying of a Eugene man. A.J. Scott Nelson was convicted of aggravated murder and more than a dozen other felony charges Thursday.  A second trial phase to decide if Nelson should be […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 13, 2016 7:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/620 MARINERS Surprising Seattle leads the AL West in mid-May SEATTLE (AP) — When new general manager Jerry Dipoto went about rebuilding the Seattle Mariners in the offseason, he bet heavily on the rebound. Dipoto believed the Mariners could be revamped without spending heavily in free agency through shrewd acquisitions of players who […]

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