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Carthage stays atop Texas 4A D-I after winning 1-2 showdown

Sep. 27, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 5, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 5 Prev rank 1 Austin Westlake (4-0) W: Austin Del...

House Republicans return to Oregon Capitol for redistricting

Sep. 27, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Despite a threat to block new political maps Republican state lawmakers returned to the Oregon Capitol on Monday — the final day for the Legislature to complete redistricting. Enough GOP lawmakers returned to the House floor to achieve a quorum...

Dempsey Challenge for cancer centers raised a record $1.3M

Sep. 27, 2021 11:19 AM EDT

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The Dempsey Challenge bike-and-run fundraiser raised a record $1.3 million to support cancer centers in South Portland and Lewiston. About 2,000 people took part in the weekend event with more than 500 of them doing so through a virtual event...

Parts of Maine dealt with extreme rain over the weekend

Sep. 27, 2021 08:54 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Storms that rolled through Maine left some places dealing with flash flooding and other places nearly dry over the weekend, officials said. The heaviest rain fell Saturday night and Sunday morning, with a swath from Bath to Newport receiving 4 to...

Chara brothers both score in 6-1 Timbers' victory over RSL

Sep. 26, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yimmi Chara and his brother Diego Chara scored in the Portland Timbers' 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Felipe Mora, Dairon Asprilla, Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Cristhian Paredes also scored for Portland, which is undefeated in its...

Oregon lawmakers stall over redistricting as deadline looms

Sep. 25, 2021 21:33 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon House failed to show up for a floor session on Saturday, thwarting majority Democrats’ attempts to pass new political maps before a looming deadline. The absence of GOP lawmakers denied the House a quorum, meaning there...

Ifanse, McKay lead Montana State over Portland State 30-17

Sep. 25, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah Ifanse ran for 217 yards, Matthew McKay threw a pair of touchdown passes in the second half, and Montana State beat Portland State 30-17 on Saturday in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. McKay threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bucksport 43, John Bapst Memorial 13 Cape Elizabeth 78, Hampden Academy 0 Cony 23, Messalonskee 14 Gray-New Gloucester 40, Yarmouth 14 Mattanawcook Academy 48, Mount View 28...

Oregon school board ban on anti-racist, LGBT signs draws ire

Sep. 24, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon school board has banned educators from displaying Black Lives Matter and gay pride symbols, prompting a torrent of recriminations and threats to boycott the town and its businesses. Newberg, a town of 25,000 residents situated 25 miles (40...

Grand jury declines to charge Portland cop who killed man

Sep. 24, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has declined to charge a police officer who shot and killed a man in in a southeast Portland park in April. The Multnomah County district attorney’s office made the announcement Friday after the grand jury found Portland Police...