Saturday, October 25, 2014
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OHSU continues it's partnership with Astoria's Columbia Memorial Hospital in undertaking a new initiative on women's heart health as a major community issue.  The long term study will try to answer some questions and demonstrate how a community can come together to prevent, treat and manage heart disease reducing the risk.

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Each summer North Coast audiences are amused by the story of a young man who barely escapes being kidnapped and sold to a sea captain.  "Shanghaied In Astoria" draws inspiration from the practice of human trafficking that was common along the city waterfront a century ago.History buffs and volunteers in Portland are hauling out new items from a tunnel section beneath their city that has been closed off to the public. It could prove just how deep a secret underground business of human trafficking seeped through the city of Portland.

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A Eugene woman has pleaded guilty to charges she made more than $300,000 buying thousands of cellphones, charging them to her employer and selling them on the Internet.

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American International Group Inc.'s board today will take up whether to join or try to block a shareholder lawsuit against the federal government over the insurer's $182 billion bailout by the government.

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"2012 is the most expensive year ever for gas prices. The Oregon average for regular unleaded in 2012 is $3.81, 14 cents higher than the previous high of $3.67 in 2011. The national average price of regular unleaded in 2012 is $3.60, nine cents more expensive than the previous high of $3.51 in 2011."

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The Astoria Rotary Club handed out nearly 200 dictionaries this week to fourth grade students and home schooled in Astoria and Knappa Schools for classwork and their own personal use.

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Unemployment rates fell below seven percent in a majority of U.S. cities in November, suggesting steady job gains are benefiting most parts of the country.

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Dormitories and other buildings at the University of Oregon are reported running on electricity supplied by generators after a series of explosions knocked out power.

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A light earthquake has occurred near the spot where a major temblor struck over the weekend in Southeast Alaska.

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Beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, U.S. 101 Business will be closed to all traffic in both directions at the Lewis and Clark River Bridge (milepost 4.67 to 4.83) for up to 10 days for bridge geotechnical exploration work. The estimated completion date for this work is Feb. 13, 2013.

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AmeriCorps Member Kirsten Harvill, in coordination with the Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA), is organizing a disaster preparedness supply drive for low income families throughout Pacific County.  Items will be collected from January 7th to February 8th.

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Oregon's U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley was quite candid about what he called a "dysfunctional Senate" as he addressed those who attended his Clatsop County Town Hall meeting Monday morning.  When a audience member asked when we could expect to see the Congress become more functional and able to move forward Merkley's answer was "I think you need to lower your expectations".

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