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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 9, 2014 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/09/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/251 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregonians rejected legalization just two years ago but are all but certain to have a chance to reconsider this November. State elections officials haven’t yet validated the signatures turned in last week, but advocates submitted […]

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Weekend events exceed expectations
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Weekend events exceed expectations

July 8, 2014 9:46 pm News

8 July 2014 Weekend events exceed expectations The crowd quieted just before ten pm Friday night as the sound of a single trumpet playing the Star Spangled Banner filled the air near the boardwalk in Old Town. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Cal Applebee said Ron Green, playing from a balcony overlooking the river, set […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 8, 2014 8:26 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/08/2014 09:20 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/244 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Three people have been arrested in a protest at a wood-burning power plant in Eugene. The Register-Guard reports that the protesters spoke out against Seneca Jones Timber Co.’s purchase of public forestland east of Reedsport […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 8, 2014 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/08/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/265 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Hisashi Iwakuma struck out a season-high 10 in seven strong innings, Mike Zunino and Michael Saunders hit solo home runs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 last night. Iwakuma (7-4) […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 8, 2014 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/08/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/247 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Eugene police got warrants to draw blood from one of nine drivers arrested on impaired driving charges during a “no refusal” crackdown July 4. The authorities had prosecutors, a judge and blood technicians on standby […]

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17th Annual Great Florence Kiwanis Duck Race Results

July 7, 2014 9:40 pm News

2014 KIWANIS DUCK RACE WINNERS Susan Barba—Yachats Getaway Linda Zieglele—Sand Pines Golf Tammy McKenzie—Otter Rock Getaway Clara Kuhn—Newport Getaway Clara Kuhn—Ray Wells, one load of rock John Scott— Oregon Jamboree    7.   Jeff James – Seaside Getaway    Myrtle Stroud—Astoria Getaway    Tom Higgins – Ocean Dunes Golf Links 10. Mark Wangerin – Coastal Fitness 11. Francie […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 7, 2014 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/07/2014 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/233 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MOLALLA, Ore. (AP) – Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a 36-year-old man during a standoff with deputies near Molalla last night. Police say the standoff began with a domestic violence call and officers heard shots […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 7, 2014 8:04 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/07/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/266 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) – Hector Noesi (noh-eh-SEE’) pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning for his first win in a month, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners yesterday. Noesi struck […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 7, 2014 8:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/07/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press RAINIER, Ore. (AP) – A teen driver has died in a rollover accident west of Rainier. The Oregonian reports Oregon State Police are investigating the one-car accident in which another 16-year-old was injured yesterday morning. Police say the pair […]

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Fun and Fireworks in the Flo
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Fun and Fireworks in the Flo

July 4, 2014 10:13 pm News

4 July 2014 Fireworks and Fun in the Flo… Last things first… the annual fireworks display over the river in Old Town Florence begins at ten this evening, but there will be a major difference. Instead of being fired from a barge in the middle of the river, the pyrotechnics will be land-based. The barge […]

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