Archive for October, 2011

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 20, 2011 2:54 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,275 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CRESWELL, Ore. (AP) – Four Creswell High School soccer players who yanked down the shorts on two younger players have been disciplined for hazing. Principal Gary Mounce tells The Register Guard that nothing criminal happened and he did not ask the Lane County […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 20, 2011 1:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – The student body president at Oregon State University has been impeached and faces a trial Nov. 1 by the student Senate on a charge of overstepping her authority. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports that the dispute is over the student […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 20, 2011 12:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,343 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press UMATILLA, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Umatilla have identified a 27-year-old man fatally beaten in an assault near a truck stop. Umatilla County District Attorney Dan Primus identified the victim as Mario Calvillo Ramirez of Irrigon. He was beaten Tuesday night and died […]

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Verger Opts to Not Seek Re-Election

October 19, 2011 7:00 pm Uncategorized

State Senator Joanne Verger says when her current term expires, she’ll be calling it quits. Joanne Verger – “I have made a decision not to run again, not to run for reelection in 2012. Now, you know that means I have another year. (click to listen) The Coos Bay Democrat will serve in the upcoming […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute

October 19, 2011 3:36 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,299 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A 63-year-old Cottage Grove woman who took her missing father’s Social Security payment for more than 26 years has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. Martha Ann McRae also was ordered to pay $848,000 in restitution at $200 […]

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Local News Digest – Oregon Unemployment;Port Manager; Gas Prices; PUD office

October 19, 2011 3:34 pm Gas Prices, News

Oregon Jobless Numbers Holding Steady… Oregon’s Job market is stuck in neutral.  After reaching a high of 11.6% 16 months ago, the unemployment rate has been at just over nine-and-a-half percent since May of this year. Nick Beleiciks– “We saw a lot of improvement in the unemployment rate, and it has come down from where […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute

October 19, 2011 1:52 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,335 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – After meeting with Gov. John Kitzhaber, two top Oregon Lottery officials say they’ll postpone the launch of a new Internet game site called The ORcade. The governor told the officials yesterday he was concerned that the website’s cartoon graphics […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 19, 2011 12:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,340 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EVERETT, Wash. (AP) – A young couple suspected in a murder spree that claimed four lives in three Western states have been returned to Washington state to face charges that could bring the death penalty. Everett, Wash., police Sgt. Robert Goetz (Gets) say […]

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Local News Digest – DeFazio meets with Students; Florence Airman seriously ill; Trash and Recycling

October 18, 2011 3:57 pm News

Congressman meets with Students The Mapleton High School Government Class got to go one-on-one with a sitting U.S. Congressman yesterday.  Peter DeFazio spent about 90-minutes with the 15 seniors and took questions ranging from Occupy Wall Street to rural post offices to education funding. Peter DeFazio – “One young woman said, so, ‘What, what are […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 18, 2011 2:54 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,284 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A Springfield man convicted of raping a woman while she was passed out has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Lane County Circuit Judge Debra Vogt told Lamar Alex Davis he was extremely dangerous to women, noting the […]

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