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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 5, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/700 RED SOX-MARINERS Holt’s single in 11th lifts Red Sox past Mariners, 3-2 SEATTLE (AP) — Brock Holt’s RBI single in the 11th inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. Travis Shaw, who had a solo homer in the second, opened the 11th […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 5, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1218 MISSING KAYAKER Search underway for missing kayaker along Oregon Coast WALDPORT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are searching a 50-square-mile area between Haceta Head and Waldport on the Oregon Coast for a missing kayaker. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release that officials received a report around noon Thursday of a […]

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Medical town hall in Florence; Marijuana tax headed to voters; OCCI Students win nationals; American Pickers
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Medical town hall in Florence; Marijuana tax headed to voters; OCCI Students win nationals; American Pickers

August 4, 2016 10:01 pm News

City of Florence to co-host medical town hall A town hall meeting to talk about a national shortage of primary care physicians will be hosted by the City of Florence and PeaceHealth later this month. Nationwide physician shortages are expected to balloon in the next five years.  According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 4, 2016 7:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/633 SEAHAWKS-BROWNER-INVESTIGATION Seahawks’ Browner will not be charged in alleged assault SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner will not be charged after an allegation that he punched his girlfriend’s father at a Southern California home. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office told the Seattle Times on Wednesday that there would […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 4, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1164 MODEST MOUSE SINGER-CITED Modest Mouse singer cited in Portland vehicle crash (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say the lead singer of the band Modest Mouse was cited for crashing into a City of Portland pickup truck after falling asleep at the wheel. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Isaac Brock […]

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PeaceHealth steps up intensity of doctor recruitment; Keeping the Siuslaw Vision in sight; No Go on the wild Coho; Cost of summer driving continues to slide
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PeaceHealth steps up intensity of doctor recruitment; Keeping the Siuslaw Vision in sight; No Go on the wild Coho; Cost of summer driving continues to slide

August 3, 2016 10:42 pm News

  Doctor shortage could lead to a different kind of challenge Dr. Ron Shearer calls it “the perfect storm”.  The loss of four primary care physicians in the past few months has also been accompanied by an upsurge in local patients seeking care. Ron Shearer – “The affordable care act:  a lot more people have […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 3, 2016 7:39 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1103 Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports RED-SOX-MARINERS Cano’s 3-run HR rallies Mariners to 5-4 win over Red Sox SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run eighth inning, Edwin Diaz got his first major league save and the Seattle Mariners overcame a four-run deficit to beat the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 3, 2016 7:37 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1216 PORTLAND HOMELESS-SAFE SLEEPING Portland ends pilot ‘safe sleeping’ policy for homeless PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has announced the end of an experimental city policy that allowed homeless people to sleep on the streets undisturbed by law enforcement. Hales said Tuesday the so-called “Safe Sleep” policy will end immediately […]

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Public art as economic development; County eyeing rural transfer site closures; Peace Harbor rated with majority of Oregon hospitals; 12 steps to catching salmon
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Public art as economic development; County eyeing rural transfer site closures; Peace Harbor rated with majority of Oregon hospitals; 12 steps to catching salmon

August 2, 2016 9:38 pm News

Art to be main topic of August Our Town on Coast Radio The old model of economic and community development centered around trying to attract one or two large employers who would move to town, set up shop and employ a large number of people for many years.  That’s all changed according to Florence Economic […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 2, 2016 7:37 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/830 RED SOX-MARINERS Betts homers in 9th, Kimbrel saves in return for Red Sox SEATTLE (AP) — Mookie Betts homered to lead off the ninth inning, Craig Kimbrel got his 18th save in his return from knee surgery and the Boston Red Sox beat James Paxton and the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Monday […]

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