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Ailing US worker: Government needs to reactivate insurance

Jan. 18, 2019 1:26 AM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An ailing U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service worker in Oregon said she can't learn why her federally paid insurance lapsed months ago or get it reinstated because of the partial government shutdown, leaving her scrambling to find a way to pay for nutrients that keep her alive. Jasmine Tool...

Edwards helps Arizona St hold on to edge Oregon St 70-67

Jan. 18, 2019 12:43 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Rob Edwards' 13 points included two clutch free throws in the final seconds, and Arizona State held on to hand Oregon State its first Pac-12 loss of the season, 70-67 on Thursday night. The Sun Devils (12-5, 3-2 in Pac-12) have won 10 straight games over the Beavers at Wells Fargo...

Oregon cranks up defense to beat Arizona 59-54

Jan. 18, 2019 12:09 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon could feel the tide shifting. Arizona had found an offensive rhythm, the fans inside McKale Center rising and roaring with each made shot. Unlike a week earlier, when they blew a seemingly-insurmountable lead against UCLA, the Ducks turned back the charge and earned a win in one...

San Diego grounds Portland with a 76-55 win behind Martinez

Jan. 18, 2019 12:08 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and San Diego overwhelmed Portland from the start and beat the Pilots 76-55 on Thursday night. San Diego (13-6, 2-2 West Coast Conference) never trailed in building a 17-3 lead that was largely never threatened. Portland used a...

White scores 16, Oregon holds off Arizona 59-54

Jan. 17, 2019 11:16 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Paul White scored 16 points and Victor Bailey Jr. added 13, helping Oregon hold off Arizona 59-54 Thursday night. The once-fast Ducks have had to slow down in recent games due to a string of injuries, relying on their defense rather than outscoring opponents. Oregon (11-6, 2-2 Pac-12)...

US shutdown stalls training, other prep for wildfire season

Jan. 17, 2019 4:37 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more difficult than one of the worst in history. The winter months are critical for wildfire managers who use the...

Nurkic has triple-double and Blazers beat Cavaliers 129-112

Jan. 17, 2019 1:26 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic finally got his triple-double. Less than a week of coming up just two assists shy of the feat, Nurkic got his first career first triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in Portland's 129-112 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on...

Authorities: Man attacks Sikh at Oregon store

Jan. 16, 2019 7:55 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been charged with a hate crime, assault and other charges after he allegedly attacked a Sikh who was working at a convenience store. Other customers, including a military veteran, stepped in after they witnessed the attack on Monday. Andrew Ramsey, 24, of Salem targeted...

Mets newcomer Lowrie ready to play all over the diamond

Jan. 16, 2019 5:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jed Lowrie would rather talk about wine than whine. The infielder visited Citi Field on Wednesday after finalizing a $20 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets, likely less money and a shorter term than he would have gotten before the free-agent market for...

Oregon State at Arizona highlights the week in the Pac-12

Jan. 16, 2019 2:52 AM EST

A look at things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: Oregon State at Arizona, Saturday. The Wildcats and Beavers had some bumps in the nonconference road, but find themselves atop the Pac-12 with Washington. Arizona (13-4) leads the conference at 4-0 and Oregon State (11-4) is 3-0 for...