Regional

05 June 2015

Oregon Senate approves measure to double time limit for prosectuing rape cases

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Salem, Ore. -- A senate committee has approved a measure extending Oregon's state of limitations on certain sexual assault crimes to 12 years.  That's double from the current limitations of six ye ...

04 June 2015

It's tick season! Eight ways to prevent bug bites

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(KGW) This spring's unseasonably warm temperatures are causing ticks to hatch and start feeding earlier that usual in many areas of the Northwest. This includes the ticks that carry Lyme disease an ...

04 June 2015

Federal government may not be able to block medical marijuana permit use

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Ore. --- The federal government may soon not be able to block state laws that permit the use of medical marijuana.The U.S. House of Representatives voted 242 to 186 in support of states that allow d ...

04 June 2015

UPDATE: Fake orca mission scrubbed

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Updated (6/5 10 a.m.) -- (KGW) After a rough start, a fake killer whale finally took to the water off Astoria, in an effort to scare off sea lions. The mission was called off late Thursday, howeve ...

02 June 2015

California water restrictions in effect

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Calif. --- People in California are conserving their water after state-wide water restrictions went into effect. The restrictions started yesterday and effect different areas differently. Among poss ...

02 June 2015

Coos Bay Police says they have unclaimed money

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Coos Bay, Ore. --- If you're missing some money, the Coos Bay Police Department may be able to help. The police have unclaimed money that was taken between July of last year and May this year. If yo ...

02 June 2015

Oregon House passes bill to allow women access to full year of birth control

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Ore. --- The Oregon State Senate unanimously passed a bill to make Oregon the first state in the country to ensure women have access to a full year of oral contraceptives.   That means health insu ...

02 June 2015

Free rides for drunk California lawmakers?

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Calif. --- (KCRA)  California lawmakers are coming under fire for hiring Senate drivers to provide 24-hour service.The move follows several high-profile drunken driving arrests, promting some to sa ...

02 June 2015

Quakes rattle Oregon Coast

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Oregon Coast -- Several earthquakes have been recorded the Oregon coast since Monday night. Two more earthquakes struck off the Oregon Coast on Monday night. The 4.2 magnitude quake struck at 8:11 p ...

01 June 2015

Coos Bay man behind bars for 26 months after drug bust

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Coos Bay, Ore. --- A Coos Bay man will spend the next 26 months behind bars.George Ray Wood received the sentence after pleading guilty to unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.He was arrested last S ...