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June 16, 2016 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/691 MARINERS-RAYS Rays beat Mariners on bases-loaded walk in 13th ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Montgomery walked Logan Morrison with the bases loaded in the 13th inning to bring in the winning run in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday night. Logan Forsythe tripled with one out […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 16, 2016 7:56 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1211 MINIMUM WAGE Employers, workers get clarity on Oregon minimum wage rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first of several gradual increases to Oregon’s minimum wage is set to begin in two weeks, and on Wednesday the state clarified how businesses will pay their employees who travel throughout the state. On July 1, […]

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Local vigil to remember Orlando shooting victims
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Local vigil to remember Orlando shooting victims

June 15, 2016 11:51 pm News

Candlelight vigil at St. Andrews is for remembrance An ecumenical gathering is set for Thursday night in Florence to remember and honor those involved in Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando.  Georgia DuBose is the Vicar of St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Florence.  She says all are welcome for the outdoor candlelight vigil. Georgia DuBose – […]

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Cubs commit to Eugene Emeralds through 2018
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Cubs commit to Eugene Emeralds through 2018

June 15, 2016 10:20 pm Eugene Emeralds, Oregon State Sports, Sports

Emeralds open at home Friday The Eugene Emeralds are gearing up for the start of the 2016 minor league “short season” this week.  The Ems recently signed a two-year player development contract extension with the Chicago Cubs that will take them through the 2018 season. Most of the players on the 29-man roster have already […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

June 15, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/786 MARINERS-RAYS Longoria, Dickerson help Rays rally to 8-7 win over Mariners ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria and Corey Dickerson had three RBIs apiece and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Tuesday night. Longoria’s seventh homer in his last 10 […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 15, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1224 PORTLAND-ZOMBIE HOMES Portland mulls foreclosures for 1st time in 50 years PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — City officials in this booming Pacific Northwest metropolis have developed a plan to foreclose on so-called ‘zombie homes’ for first time in 50 years as Portland grapples with a swelling population and skyrocketing home costs that threaten […]

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Cougar causes cancellation of outdoor activities
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Cougar causes cancellation of outdoor activities

June 14, 2016 9:37 pm News

Students at Siuslaw Elementary spend Monday afternoon indoors Administrators and teachers at Siuslaw Elementary School quickly cancelled outdoor activities Monday morning and ushered students inside the building. A cougar was spotted between the elementary school and the middle school at approximately 11:45.  Additional outdoor activities for the afternoon were also cancelled. Florence police officers responded […]

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Oregon State hurler earns second freshman All American honor
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Oregon State hurler earns second freshman All American honor

June 14, 2016 9:26 pm Oregon State Sports, Sports

Fehmel the only Pac-12 Freshman on NCBWA list Oregon State right handed pitcher Bryce Fehmel (FEM-mull) is the only Pac-12 freshman to pick up All American honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.  It’s his second freshman All-American honor, following his inclusion by Louisville Slugger/Collegiate Baseball.  Fehmel tied the nation’s lead in victories among […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

June 14, 2016 8:03 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/735 SEAHAWKS-NATE ROBINSON Seattle gives tryout to former NBA star Nate Robinson RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have given former NBA standout and one-time college football player Nate Robinson a tryout. The Seahawks confirmed that Robinson went through a tryout on Monday, first reported by The Washington Post. Robinson had indicated […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 14, 2016 8:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1152 NATIONAL PARKS-VANDALISM Woman pleads guilty to defacing rocks at 7 national parks FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego woman who painted and drew on treasured natural rock formations at national parks across the West and shared her work on social media has pleaded guilty to defacing government property. Twenty-three-year-old Casey Nocket […]

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