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NW Sports from the AP

March 18, 2015 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/18/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/228 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) – Hisashi Iwakuma threw four scoreless innings and the Seattle Mariners played to a 5-5 tie with the Chicago White Sox yesterday. Iwakuma, the Mariners’ No. 2 starter, allowed five hits while striking […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 18, 2015 7:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/18/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/258 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon hospitals say they won’t reduce their spending on services that benefit the community, even though they’re seeing far fewer uninsured patients. An Oregon hospital industry group says its members will provide free care to […]

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Herbicide application poses little or no threat to drinking water
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Herbicide application poses little or no threat to drinking water

March 17, 2015 11:01 pm News

17 March 2015 Herbicide applications pose little risk say officials A planned second annual round of herbicide application on private forest land east of Collard Lake poses little or no threat to drinking water in the Florence area. Public Works Director Mike Miller presented a written report to the City Council last night addressing concerns […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 17, 2015 9:26 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/17/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/239 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed first-of-its-kind legislation under which anyone with an Oregon driver’s license will be automatically registered to vote. During the signing ceremony yesterday, Brown said the bill makes voting more secure, […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 17, 2015 8:08 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/17/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/275 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – After letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three, the Washington Wizards held on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-97 last night, behind John Wall’s 21 points, 11 assists, nine rebounds and two […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 17, 2015 8:07 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/17/2015 04:15 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in The Dalles say a person died yesterday in a fire at a residence where shots were fired earlier as sheriff’s deputies tried to serve legal papers. The name of the victim was […]

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Senator says school funding won’t decrease
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Senator says school funding won’t decrease

March 17, 2015 12:42 am News

16 March 2015 Senator says school funding will not decrease School districts will not see a decrease in funding if lawmakers approve a $7.235-billion funding proposal this week. Oregon State Senator Arnie Roblan said fears of reductions in spending on a ‘per pupil’ basis don’t take into account an expected sharp increase in property tax […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 16, 2015 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/16/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Heavy rainfall has caused sewage to overflow into the Willamette River over the weekend. The Bureau of Environmental Services says people should avoid jet skiing and swimming near the Sellwood Bridge and Kelley Point Park […]

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Angal earns high marks
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Angal earns high marks

March 13, 2015 11:25 pm News

13 March 2015 Superintendent earns high marks Siuslaw superintendent Ethel Angal has earned high marks from the school board on her first eight months in that role. The board completed an evaluation this week, giving Angal an overall rating of 3.56 out of four. It was a “360-degree” review; taking into account feedback from school […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 13, 2015 9:03 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/13/2015 09:18 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/244 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The University of Oregon says a fifth student has been diagnosed with the same contagious bacterial infection that killed one student and sickened three others this year. The Register-Guard reports that university said last night […]

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