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June 29, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1032 PIRATES-MARINERS Nelson Cruz hits 20th homer, Seattle beats Pittsburgh 5-2 SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his 20th home run of the season, Robinson Cano had three hits including an RBI single and the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night. Cruz and Cano led Seattle’s offense, which had […]

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June 29, 2016 7:42 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1173 DON’T TOUCH SEALS NOAA reminding people not to touch or pick up seal pups SEATTLE (AP) — As harbor seals are born in the Pacific Northwest, marine mammal advocates are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest. The National Oceanic and […]

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Part on the fourth; Art and eco development; Back to school; nursing scholarship; Minimum wage increase; Welsh visitors
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Part on the fourth; Art and eco development; Back to school; nursing scholarship; Minimum wage increase; Welsh visitors

June 28, 2016 10:46 pm News

Party on the Fourth of July The traditional Independence Day activities are planned for Florence on the Fourth of July.  Those include a rubber duck race in the Siuslaw River; watermelon and pie eating contests; and the community fireworks display from the Port of Siuslaw at dusk. As many as 2-thousand rubber ducks will be […]

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Emeralds cap home stand with win.
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Emeralds cap home stand with win.

June 28, 2016 10:42 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Dominate Indians The Eugene Emeralds used seven hits and capitalized on three Spokane errors last night on the way to an 8-2 win to wrap up a five game home series against the Indians. It was the fourth straight win for the Ems who sit alone atop the Northwest league with an 8-3 record. Third […]

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June 28, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/770 PIRATES-MARINERS Mariners host Pirates in interleague series SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners tonight open a series at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma (6-6) makes his first career start against the Pirates. The Pirates will counter with Jonathon Niese. Seattle comes into the series off a Sunday loss to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 28, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1193 INTERSTATE 5 SHOOTING Police investigate shooting between cars on Interstate 5 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a man was found injured after calls came in reporting people in two vehicles were shooting at each other on Interstate 5 in North Portland. Portland police say while they were receiving reports of the […]

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Port property sales could benefit infrastructure; Bogus bills; Coast Guard City support sought; Swisshome man dies in Friday motorcycle crash; Minimum wage increase this week
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Port property sales could benefit infrastructure; Bogus bills; Coast Guard City support sought; Swisshome man dies in Friday motorcycle crash; Minimum wage increase this week

June 27, 2016 9:55 pm News

Proceeds from possible sales could pay port improvements Two properties owned by the Port of Siuslaw could be sold and turned into cash for that agency.  Port Manager Steven Leskin said the former District Office at 1499 Bay Street was the subject of an inquiry earlier this month.  As was a 40-acre piece of land […]

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Emeralds stand atop Northwest League
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Emeralds stand atop Northwest League

June 27, 2016 9:21 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Three weekend wins over Indians After losing the first game of the series Thursday, the Eugene Emeralds stormed back with three straight wins over the Spokane Indians.  The weekend started with a six-run shutout win for the Ems Friday night.  Saturday, the Indians held a one-run lead briefly, but Eugene came away with the 5-4 […]

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June 27, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/646 CARDINALS-MARINERS Cardinals hit 6 HRs in 11-6 win over Mariners SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Carpenter and Tommy Pham each homered twice as the St. Louis Cardinals went deep six times in an 11-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners Sunday. Jedd Gyorko and Matt Holliday also homered for St. Louis. Carpenter, Holliday, and […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 27, 2016 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1215 OREGON OCCUPATION-AFTERSHOCKS Oregon refuge takeover is over, but aftershocks remain BURNS, Oregon (AP) — Aftershocks are still shaking the high desert region of Oregon where militia members seized a wildlife refuge in January. Activists have now set up “Camp Freedom” where an occupier was killed, and organized a recall election this week […]

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