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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 8, 2015 9:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/08/2015 09:22 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Nike is pledging to create 10,000 jobs over 10 years in the U.S. if Congress gives President Barack Obama trade negotiating authority that ultimately leads to a 12-country Trans-Pacific free commerce agreement. Nike is announcing […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 8, 2015 8:05 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/08/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/233 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Speedy Washington wide receiver/defensive back John Ross III will miss the season after suffering a leg injury during spring practice. Ross, a sophomore last fall, had minor knee surgery following the 2014 season […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 8, 2015 8:03 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/08/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/265 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – President Barack Obama is making his fourth visit to Oregon as president. Today, Obama is scheduled to promote free trade at Nike headquarters outside Beaverton. Obama wants Congress to approve so-called “fast track” trade authority, […]

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Queen Rhododendra crowned; King of the Coast selected
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Queen Rhododendra crowned; King of the Coast selected

May 7, 2015 11:56 pm News

7 May 2015 Rhody Showcase Presents 108th Royalty It will be a “special K” kind of Rhododendron Festival next week. Queen Kennedy Roylance and King Keoni Castro were selected last night from among nine Siuslaw High School seniors to reign over the 108th festival. Queen Kennedy performed a dance that combined classical elements of ballet […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 7, 2015 9:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/07/2015 09:26 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/239 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon is one of only two states where motorists aren’t allowed to pump their own gas. The other is New Jersey. Now, Oregon’s Legislature appears ready to at least let people driving through rural Oregon […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 7, 2015 8:02 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/07/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/280 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Johnny Giavotella hit an RBI double in the ninth inning and Mike Trout homered, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over Seattle last night and their second walk-off win […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 7, 2015 8:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/07/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) – President Barack Obama’s trip to Oregon today and tomorrow will highlight trade, an issue that has divided the Democrats in Oregon’s congressional delegation. Obama wants Congress to approve so-called “fast track” trade authority, giving him leeway […]

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Rhody Showcase on stage tonight
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Rhody Showcase on stage tonight

May 7, 2015 12:48 am News

6 May 2015 On with the show… this is it. Five young women and four young men will be on stage this evening, each competing to wear a crown and reign over the 108th Rhododendron Festival. The Rhody Scholarship Showcase will feature the five Rhododendron Princesses: Kennedy Roylance, Trista Lane; Courtney King; Bailey Wells; and […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 6, 2015 9:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/06/2015 09:24 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/302 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Washington County deputies are asking for the public’s help after human remains were found in an overgrown busy area of a Portland suburb. KPTV-TV reports that a tree trimmer who was clearing brush along roads […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 6, 2015 8:01 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/06/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/241 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Carlos Perez capped his major league debut with a game-ending homer in the ninth, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their four-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners last […]

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