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Open Primaries on the ballot
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Open Primaries on the ballot

July 16, 2014 10:33 pm News

16 July 2014 Top-Two Primary Qualifies for Ballot Oregon voters will decide in November whether or not to ditch the state’s partisan primary elections. Officials certified a ballot measure yesterday that would create a “top-two” primary system. All candidates for a particular office would appear on the ballot with all registered voters eligible to participate. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 16, 2014 9:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/16/2014 09:21 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/252 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Medford are worried that an arsonist is behind a series of fires over the past three weeks. The Mail Tribune reports that police say 13 suspicious fires may have started with the June […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 16, 2014 7:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/16/2014 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/330 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Alex Bentley scored 22 points and rookie Chiney Ogwumike had 14 points and 10 rebounds yesterday, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 86-63 to snap a three-game skid. Connecticut (10-13) had […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 16, 2014 7:49 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/16/2014 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/321 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Medford, Oregon, say they’re growing increasingly worried about a string of fires that may be the work of an arsonist. The Medford Mail Tribune reports that police say 13 suspicious fires over the […]

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City Manager Finalsts To Be Chosen
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City Manager Finalsts To Be Chosen

July 15, 2014 10:45 pm Associated Press, News

15 July 2014 City Manager Finalist Could Be Selected This Week The search for the next Florence City Manager enters the next phase this week. Interim City Manager Larry Patterson: Larry Patterson – “The position’s open until filled. But at the present time we’re going to do the first screening of those candidates on the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 15, 2014 8:59 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/15/2014 09:26 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/288 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A southern Oregon wildfire has destroyed six homes and 14 other buildings, and dozens of additional blazes ignited after thousands of lightning strikes lashed the state. The destructive Moccasin Hill fire began Sunday near the […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 15, 2014 7:56 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/15/2014 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/229 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Seattle’s Felix Hernandez will start tonight’s All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. Hernandez, the first Venezuela pitcher to start […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 15, 2014 7:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/15/2014 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/312 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Lightning struck Oregon more than 6,000 times Sunday and yesterday, touching off small fires by the dozens. Such a barrage can be expected to cause numerous “sleeper” or holdover fires in coming days. Northwest fire […]

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City Council Looking at Makeover
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City Council Looking at Makeover

July 14, 2014 11:33 pm News

14 July 2014 Florence City Council Will Have New Faces Three of the four sitting City Councilors will likely not be back for 2015. Two of the councilors’ terms end in December; both Sue Roberts and Brian Jagoe have indicated they will not likely seek reelection. Joe Henry is mid-term… he’s scheduled to serve through […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 14, 2014 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/14/2014 09:24 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) – Officials say a fast-growing wildfire in Klamath County has destroyed homes and forced dozens of evacuations. Fire managers say the blaze that broke out yesterday afternoon mushroomed to about 4½ square miles by 1 […]

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