Archive for April, 2012

Local News: Beware Possible Scam; Florence Man Dies from Storm Injuries; Read for the Need; Rhody
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Local News: Beware Possible Scam; Florence Man Dies from Storm Injuries; Read for the Need; Rhody

April 19, 2012 10:38 pm News

Residents Warned of Another Possible Phone Scam When the phone rang at Lindy Gessaman’s home Tuesday, the caller ID said it was from the “Social Services Coordinator” and the man on the other end of the line said he was calling to help.  But, she said, something wasn’t quite right. Lindy Gessaman – “You know, […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 19, 2012 10:02 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/282 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A nursing student who prosecutors say was trying to avoid taking two tests has pleaded guilty to calling in fake threats that led to evacuations at a community college in Salem. Danielle Sylvia of Salem was sentenced to 60 […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 19, 2012 9:03 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/240 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – A Medford man accused of beating his toddler stepson has now been charged with attempted murder. The Mail Tribune reports that a grand jury has added that count to charges facing 27-year-old Matthew Hyrup, who has pleaded not […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 19, 2012 7:49 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/280 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Devin Harris had 27 points, including a career-high six 3-pointers, and the Utah Jazz continued to jockey for a playoff spot with a 112-91 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Jazz, with just three […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 19, 2012 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman says a 75-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries when the nasal tubing providing her with supplemental oxygen caught fire as she smoked a cigarette in her kitchen. Spokesman Paul Corah says the unidentified […]

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Local News: Boys and Girls Club Open House; Gas Prices Dip; Quince Street Closure; Crabbers Fight Pot Piracy
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Local News: Boys and Girls Club Open House; Gas Prices Dip; Quince Street Closure; Crabbers Fight Pot Piracy

April 18, 2012 10:51 pm News

National Boys and Girls Club Week gives a chance for an inside look If you want to get an up close look at what’s going on behind the “blue door” at the Boys and Girls Club Teen Center, tonight is the night.  The club will throw open the doors of the center at 1601 15th […]

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Local Sports:  Siuslaw Track fares well at North Bend; Viking Baseball Falls on the Road; Softball Wins at Home
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Local Sports: Siuslaw Track fares well at North Bend; Viking Baseball Falls on the Road; Softball Wins at Home

April 18, 2012 10:47 pm Uncategorized

Baseball Falls on the Road Viking pitcher Ryan Smith had an outstanding day on the mound… striking out 12, giving up only one earned run and three hits.  But, the Brookings-Harbor Bruins also capitalized on several breaks and three Siuslaw errors to come away with a 3-1 win in Curry County. In other Far West […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 18, 2012 9:50 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute/304 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — A public uproar over plans to close thousands of miles of roads on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Eastern Oregon has prompted the U.S. Forest Service to reconsider. Wallowa-Whitman Forest Supervisor Monica J. Schwalbach says in a letter […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 18, 2012 8:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/259 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 49-year-old man stripped naked at Portland International Airport as a protest against airport security screeners. Police say they arrested John E. Brennan of Portland for investigation of indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. A police report said […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 18, 2012 7:57 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/335 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Portland man who opened fire on police officers last year, rejecting his insanity defense. The Oregonian reports that 62-year-old Ralph Turner faces at least 10 years in prison on the attempted aggravated murder conviction […]

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