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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 28, 2017 7:37 pm Associated Press, News

  MAY DAY PROTESTS Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition CHICAGO (AP) — Immigrants and their allies are preparing for May 1 rallies nationwide and say there’s renewed momentum to fight back against President Donald Trump’s policies and more collaboration among different advocacy groups. Around the world, union members have traditionally marched […]

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Battling killer scotch broom; Hiding elder abuse and neglect; DMV scam; Gas prices; Historic rhododendrons; and Spring Chorus
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Battling killer scotch broom; Hiding elder abuse and neglect; DMV scam; Gas prices; Historic rhododendrons; and Spring Chorus

April 27, 2017 10:45 pm News

Siuslaw Seventh Graders Set to Battle Scotch Broom The bright yellow flowers and the deep green foliage of Scotch Broom is at its finest right now, but what you may not realize is that it is a killer.  The fast growing and invasive plant is slowly choking off the sand dunes and will eventually eradicate […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 27, 2017 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  DETROIT (AP) — James Paxton struck out nine in seven outstanding innings, and Nelson Cruz and Guillermo Heredia homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 8-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Paxton (3-0) allowed four hits and a walk in a dominant performance against a Detroit team that had scored […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 27, 2017 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

  XGR-TAX-PROPOSAL Panel formed to come up with new Oregon business taxes SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Leaders in the Oregon Legislature are forming a temporary, bipartisan committee that’ll spend the next several weeks hashing out a business tax-overhaul plan that may go to voters for final approval in a special election. In a memo Wednesday, […]

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Street closures; School levy extension; LCC Board; Lane County Parks Plan; DMV scam; and gas prices
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Street closures; School levy extension; LCC Board; Lane County Parks Plan; DMV scam; and gas prices

April 26, 2017 9:58 pm News

Two area streets closed by repairs and construction Rhododendron Drive between Greenwood and the south entrance to Peace Harbor Medical Center will be closed today and tomorrow as crews work on installing a 42-inch storm water culvert. The culvert serves a drainage way near the city’s Waste Water Treatment Facility.  Sean Selig with Florence Public […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 26, 2017 7:43 pm Associated Press, Sports

  DETROIT (AP) — James McCann, Justin Upton and Alex Avila homered for Detroit — and that was before the Tigers added nine runs in the fifth inning en route to a 19-9 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Felix Hernandez (2-2) allowed four runs in two innings in his shortest outing since […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 26, 2017 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

  MISSING WOMAN FOUND DEAD Missing Seattle woman found dead in Columbia River HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Police say a Seattle woman who was reported missing in March has been found dead in the Columbia River. Hood River police say the body of 27-year-old Holly Lester was found Monday evening. She was reported missing […]

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Real Estate rebound; Mapleton Schools get seismic funding; Street sinkhole; Climate change evidence; School budget extension.
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Real Estate rebound; Mapleton Schools get seismic funding; Street sinkhole; Climate change evidence; School budget extension.

April 25, 2017 10:54 pm News

Real Estate market becoming one for the sellers… The good news is that the local real estate market is on the solid upswing.  The bad news is if you’re looking to buy, you’re also looking at a limited supply and higher prices. That’s the take from the first-quarter real estate report issued last week by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 25, 2017 9:45 pm Associated Press, News

  OREGON WOODS HOMICIDE Woman found shot execution-style in Oregon was from Russia CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Russian woman found shot in the Oregon woods arrived in the U.S. last month and was having a relationship with the man arrested in her death. Benton County Senior Deputy District Attorney Amie Matusko said […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 25, 2017 9:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with a 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night to sweep their first-round playoff series. The Warriors advanced to the conference semifinals. UNDATED (AP) — Golden State’s […]

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