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Mayor says comments were taken out of context
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Mayor says comments were taken out of context

February 17, 2015 11:58 pm News

17 February 2015 Mayor says he’s not averse to medical marijuana… Florence Mayor Joe Henry has taken some heat for a comment he made at a City Council meeting two weeks ago about medical marijuana. A comment he says was taken out of context: Joe Henry – “You’d have to go and look at the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 17, 2015 9:48 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 02/17/2015 09:18 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Temperatures hit record highs yesterday in parts of Washington and Oregon as one of the mildest winters continues in the Northwest. The National Weather Service reported record highs of 61 in Portland, 62 at Hillsboro and […]

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NW Sports from the AP

February 17, 2015 9:00 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 02/17/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/256 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Alex Biega scored the winning goal in his first NHL game to help Vancouver defeat Minnesota. Henrik Sedin, with a goal and an assist, and Bo Horvat also scored for the […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 17, 2015 8:59 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 02/17/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/259 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland school district reports fewer students are being suspended or expelled, but black and Native American students are still being sent home at far greater rates than white students. The Oregonian reports the school […]

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Kitzhaber unapologetic
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Kitzhaber unapologetic

February 17, 2015 12:04 am News

21 January 2015 What’s next for Oregon? Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in as governor Wednesday. She’ll be replacing John Kitzhaber who resigned just four weeks into an unprecedented fourth term as Oregon’s governor. Kitzhaber did not deliver his resignation in public, but rather released an unapologetic statement saying it was […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 16, 2015 10:04 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 02/16/2015 09:28 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/254 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – A scorpion stung a woman on the hand just before her flight from Los Angeles to Portland took off. Alaska Airlines says Flight 567 was taxing on the runway Saturday night when the passenger was […]

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NW Sports from the AP

February 16, 2015 8:54 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 02/16/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/256 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Brandon Ashley, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Kaleb Tarczewski each scored 17 points as No. 7 Arizona routed Washington State 86-59 last night. T.J. McConnell added 14 points for Arizona, which plays WSU only […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 16, 2015 8:52 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 02/16/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/255 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Legal experts say the subpoena used in the grand jury investigation of Oregon’s fallen governor and his fiancée suggests that authorities are looking into possible violations of public corruption laws. The experts say officials appear […]

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Kitzhaber Resigns
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Kitzhaber Resigns

February 14, 2015 6:16 am Associated Press, News

Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber announces his resignation amid scandal SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Long-time Democratic Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has announced his resignation amid allegations his fiancée used her relationship with him to enrich herself. In a lengthy statement released Friday, Kitzhaber said he broke no laws and said his resignation would be effective on Wednesday. […]

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Governor facing more heat to resign
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Governor facing more heat to resign

February 13, 2015 11:27 pm News

21 January 2015 The heat is on in Salem. Members of John Kitzhaber’s own party are now publicly calling on the embattled Democrat to step aside amid a growing scandal. Senate President Peter Courtney said he and House Speaker Tina Kotek both asked Kitzhaber to give up the office. Kotek said the growing scandal about […]

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