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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 14, 2016 8:01 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/782 FC DALLAS-SOUNDERS Dempsey sparks surge, Sounders beat FC Dallas 5-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Clint Dempsey, Andreas Ivanschitz and Jordan Morris scored during a 15-minute span of the first half and the Seattle Sounders routed MLS-leading FC Dallas 5-0 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game winless streak. Joevin Jones and Cristian Roldan […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 14, 2016 7:59 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1173 RAILROAD BILL Oregon senators’ bill would require probes of rail accidents PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced a new bill that would require a federal investigation into every railroad accident and clarify transportation officials’ moratorium power. The Democrats’ proposal, introduced Wednesday, comes following last month’s […]

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Arrest made… guns recovered; North Bend police have bomb scare suspect; gas prices remain low; and the Power of FlOreNcE!
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Arrest made… guns recovered; North Bend police have bomb scare suspect; gas prices remain low; and the Power of FlOreNcE!

July 13, 2016 9:49 pm News

Anonymous tip leads to suspect arrest Police say an anonymous tip related to a June 30th burglary and gun theft led them to a Florence residence yesterday. They questioned the occupant of the home and, says Florence Police Commander John Pitcher, they recovered all nine guns stolen from Florence True Value, including an AK-47, short […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 13, 2016 9:37 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd Right Now/1139 CITY COUNCILOR-SEX ABUSE Former city councilor pleads no contest to sexual abuse (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A former city councilor in Estacada, about 30 miles southeast of Portland, has pleaded no contest to sexually abusing a female relative for six years starting when she was 6. […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 13, 2016 9:35 pm Associated Press, News

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/585 ALL-STAR GAME Hosmer, Perez lift AL to 4-2 All-Star win, Series home field SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. The Royals duo homered off former Kansas […]

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Keep a close eye on your cards; Florence Public Works headed for construction; Highway 101 North to be closed this morning for recovery efforts; Fire District fills the gap
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Keep a close eye on your cards; Florence Public Works headed for construction; Highway 101 North to be closed this morning for recovery efforts; Fire District fills the gap

July 12, 2016 8:57 pm News

Oregon and Washington top two states for ID fraud If you’re among the thousands of Oregonians hitting the road this summer for vacation, you’ll want to keep a closer eye on your credit and debit cards.  Oregon ranked third for identity-theft crimes across the country in 2014 according to a report from the Federal Trade […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 12, 2016 8:29 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1161 HOME RUN DERBY Giancarlo Stanton beats Frazier in All-Star Home Run Derby SAN DIEGO (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins has won the All-Star Home Run Derby with an impressive display of power that bested defending champion Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox. Stanton hit 24 homers in the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 12, 2016 8:25 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd Right Now/1209 CRASH INTO HOUSE-ARREST Arrest made in fatal Portland crash that sent Jeep onto yard (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver is facing charges for a crash that left one person dead and another severely injured after police say she struck another vehicle, sending it onto the front […]

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Highway 101 north of Florence to remain restricted through late evening Monday

July 12, 2016 4:07 am News

Recovery efforts continue following semi truck crash south of Cape Perpetua Traffic on Highway 101, five miles south of Yachats has been restricted to one lane most of the day and will likely close for a two to three hour period later this afternoon. Angela Beers-Seydel with the Oregon Department of Transportation said fully loaded […]

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Florence Police Chief to address state trainees
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Florence Police Chief to address state trainees

July 12, 2016 12:25 am News

Tom Turner says Dallas shootings will likely influence his comments Police officers and deputy sheriffs in the state’s 358th Basic Police Class will graduate from their 16-week course this Friday.  Addressing them at their commencement will be Florence Police Chief Tom Turner.  It will be the second time he has spoken to new police officers, […]

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