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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 10, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF TRIAL-NEVADA Defendant medical complaint interrupts Bundy standoff trial LAS VEGAS (AP) — A medical complaint involving a defendant with a history of health problems briefly interrupted the Las Vegas trial of six men accused of wielding guns during an April 2014 armed standoff between followers of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and federal […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

March 10, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 28 points and 20 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-108 in overtime Thursday night. Nurkic also had eight assists and six blocks in Portland’s fourth straight win. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Vytautas Andriuskevicius won’t play when the Portland Timbers visit […]

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Siuslaw Flood Watch; Goodwill getting new home; Daylight Savings; Oregon budget input; Myrtle Creek couple “lucky to be alive”
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Siuslaw Flood Watch; Goodwill getting new home; Daylight Savings; Oregon budget input; Myrtle Creek couple “lucky to be alive”

March 9, 2017 11:46 pm News

Heavy rains increase fears of flooding A flood watch is in effect through late Friday for much of Western Oregon.  That advisory includes the Siuslaw River which is expected to crest this evening just below flood stage. Lane County Emergency Manager Linda Cook issued a warning yesterday advising people who live near the Siuslaw River […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

March 9, 2017 8:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

P-NW–SportsMinute/308 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Chimezie Metu had 24 points and nine rebounds, and Southern California boosted its postseason hopes by holding off Washington 78-73 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. Bennie Boatwright added 13 points for the sixth-seeded Trojans, who rallied from 10 points down in the first half […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 9, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

  FATAL SHOOTING MCMINNVILLE 1 dead, 1 injured in McMinnville shooting; boy in custody MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Police say they have a juvenile boy in custody in connection with a shooting that left a woman dead and a man injured southeast of Portland. McMinnville Police said in a news release that officers responded to […]

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Governor reacts to health care revisions; Gas prices rising; Rotary Auction offers unique opportunity; PTA to show off student talents; State budget writers seek input from coast and Eastern Oregon.
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Governor reacts to health care revisions; Gas prices rising; Rotary Auction offers unique opportunity; PTA to show off student talents; State budget writers seek input from coast and Eastern Oregon.

March 8, 2017 10:56 pm News

Governor says health care revisions could be harmful Kate Brown says the Republican health care replacement proposal for the Affordable Care Act is shortsighted and moves health care backward.  In a statement released yesterday, Brown criticized the proposal, saying it would reduce Oregonians access to care and increase costs for women and seniors.  According to […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

March 8, 2017 8:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers overcame Russell Westbrook’s career-high 58 points to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 126-121 last night. Allen Crabbe scored 23 points, Damian Lillard had 22 and C.J. McCollum 21 for the Trail Blazers, who won their third straight. Portland shot 55 percent from the field. LAS VEGAS […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 8, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  VANCOUVER-OIL TERMINAL Port of Vancouver votes to extend oil terminal lease (Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com) VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Port of Vancouver has voted to continue to lease land to Vancouver Energy for its proposed oil transfer terminal while the evaluation and permitting process continues. The Columbian reports that port commissioners voted […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

March 7, 2017 8:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers-Minnesota Timberwolves game has been postponed due to a slippery court. The Timberwolves announced shortly before the scheduled tip on Monday night that the game could not be played. A combination of unseasonably warm temperatures in the Twin Cities and ice laid under the court for Disney On Ice […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 7, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, News

UBER GREYBALL SCHEME Portland to investigate Uber scheme to thwart regulators (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Portland are calling for an investigation into Uber’s use of software to identify and reject hails from city code enforcers when it was operating illegally in the city. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the investigation […]

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