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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 13, 2015 7:53 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/282 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Police say a missing California teenager who met a Washington state man online has turned up at a McDonald’s on the Oregon coast and reported she’d been abducted. Police say the 15-year-old girl from Sanger, California, walked into the […]

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Rhody Junior Parade intended to provide fun
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Rhody Junior Parade intended to provide fun

May 13, 2015 12:38 am News

12 May 2015 Junior Parade celebrates six-plus decades One regular feature of more than half of the 108 annual Rhododendron Festivals has been the Junior Parade. Local volunteer firefighters have been organizing it for the past 30 years and this year is no different. Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett: Sean Barrett – “It’ll run […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 12, 2015 8:59 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/12/2015 09:10 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/290 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Two Oregon teenagers who sought to force state lawmakers to work harder on a plan to reduce carbon emissions and help stave off climate change have struck out a second time with a state judge. […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 12, 2015 8:07 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/12/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/239 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have signed converted offensive lineman Kona Schwenke and defensive end Julius Warmsley to their 90-man roster following rookie minicamp last weekend. Schwenke is another in Seattle’s line of defensive […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 12, 2015 8:06 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/12/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill requiring background checks on firearm transfers between private parties. Brown’s action makes Oregon the eighth state to require background checks on nearly all gun sales. The law […]

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Sea Lion Caves monitoring new mom
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Sea Lion Caves monitoring new mom

May 12, 2015 12:07 am News

11 May 2015 Wrapped in fishing line, sea lion gives birth inside caves At Sea Lion Caves, 12 miles north of Florence, the are keeping an eye on a female Steller Sea Lion that gave birth Mother’s Day on a rock island inside the cave. The new mom has what appears to be a fishing […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 11, 2015 9:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/11/2015 09:16 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/282 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – As body cameras become more prevalent in police forces and sheriff’s offices, the extra evidence is disrupting workflow for the Linn County Circuit Court system. The Albany Democrat-Herald reports the DA’s office says it had […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 11, 2015 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/11/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/244 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career strikeouts while giving up two runs over seven innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 win against the Oakland Athletics yesterday. […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 11, 2015 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/11/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/254 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland Police say a bicyclist’s leg was severed when he was struck yesterday morning by a pickup truck. Police say the cyclist was taken to a Portland hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say a man […]

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Fire season could be an early one
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Fire season could be an early one

May 9, 2015 2:26 am News

8 May 2015 Early Fire Season Possible Dry conditions and brisk winds caused a smoldering pile of logging slash to race up a steep, forested hillside in the area this week. The blaze, north of Mercer Lake, blackened 6.3-acres. Unit Forester Phil Hunter with the Oregon Department of Forestry said the pile had been burned […]

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