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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 21, 2015 8:14 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/21/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/271 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – U.S. authorities are seeking to revoke the citizenship of an Oregon imam who they say tried to conceal past associations with radical Islamic groups. In a petition filed in federal court in Portland, the U.S. […]

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Fire Board to “revisit” chief firing decision
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Fire Board to “revisit” chief firing decision

July 21, 2015 12:18 am News

20 July 2015     Fire Board Calls Special Meeting A special meeting of the Board of Directors for Siuslaw Valley Fire District has been called for tomorrow night at six pm. The meeting was called by three of the directors, using a provision in state code allowing them to force the meeting. Lori Gates, along with […]

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Sandblasters wrap up American Legion season

July 21, 2015 12:06 am News

20 July 2015 Crushers end Sandblasters season The Three Rivers Sandblasters wrapped up the season over the weekend, losing two out of three games against the Canyon Crushers. Saturday, the Crushers won it in the bottom of the ninth inning in Stayton with a walkoff RBI single for the 8-7 final. The Sandblasters won the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 20, 2015 8:16 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/20/2015 09:06 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/229 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Multnomah County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his cell in Portland. The Oregonian reports that Lloyd Virnig of Sandy was found dead Friday. The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 20, 2015 8:05 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/20/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Amid the embarrassing collapse of Cover Oregon, the state’s failed health insurance enrollment website, then-Gov. John Kitzhaber and lawmakers found solace in an unrelated success – a massive hike in enrollment in the Oregon Health […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 20, 2015 8:04 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/20/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/232 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – Mark Teixeira homered with two outs in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners yesterday for a series win. Both Cy Young […]

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Fireworks complaints may be valid, but nothing can be done…
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Fireworks complaints may be valid, but nothing can be done…

July 17, 2015 10:52 pm News

17 July 2015 Foggy fourth prompts complaints… and response Public complaints about the Fourth of July fireworks in Florence may be valid, but that doesn’t mean there’s much that can be done about them. Cal Applebee, the Executive Director for the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce, said the two main complaints were about the fog […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 17, 2015 9:03 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/17/2015 09:23 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/254 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon officials are prohibiting fishing or curtailing fishing hours on most rivers to protect fish already suffering from the drought. Fish and Wildlife officials say fishing angling for trout, salmon, steelhead and sturgeon will be […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 17, 2015 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/17/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/231 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) – The Seattle Mariners travel to the Bronx to face off against the New York Yankees today in Yankee Stadium. The Mariners are coming off a 10-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. The […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 17, 2015 7:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/17/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) – A man accused of killing his grandfather and opening fire on detectives has been sentenced to life in prison. The News-Review reports that 25-year-old Jonathan Lackey pleaded no contest to aggravated murder and first-degree arson […]

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