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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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NW Sports from the AP

March 13, 2015 8:07 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/13/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/225 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) – Scott Kazmir pitched 2 2-3 innings in his first spring start and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 yesterday. Kazmir gave up two unearned runs and three hits. […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 13, 2015 8:06 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/13/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/252 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The state of Oregon has notched another victory in its high-stakes legal battle with Oracle Inc., over the failure of the Cover Oregon health insurance website. A judge rejected Oracle’s attempt to try the case […]

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Local school officials say they want to make a lot of noise about funding
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Local school officials say they want to make a lot of noise about funding

March 13, 2015 12:09 am News

12 March 2015 School employees asked to “make a lot of noise” about funding Teachers, school bus drivers, aides and even students are being asked this week to speak out about a spending proposal for K-through-12 education that is being considered by the Oregon Legislature. Siuslaw Superintendent Ethel Angal says several “influential” legislators want to […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 12, 2015 9:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/12/2015 09:20 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/247 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A bill to pressure Oregon parents to get their kids vaccinated has been abandoned. It was dropped because of formidable opposition in a state that has the nation’s highest rate of immunization exemptions that aren’t […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 12, 2015 8:09 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/12/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/253 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) – David Kravish had 25 points and eight rebounds, lifting California to a dominating 84-59 win over Washington State in the opening game of the Pac-12 tournament yesterday. Cal (18-14) turned a close […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 12, 2015 8:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/12/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Gov. Kate Brown has unveiled plans for three bills that she says would improve Oregon’s ethics and transparency laws. Brown’s announcement follows her pledge to restore trust and transparency to government in the wake of […]

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