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Tokyo a candidate for track and field world championships

May. 25, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The $1.4 billion Tokyo national stadium, built by the Japanese government for last year’s Olympics, is being viewed as a site for track and field's world championships. An inspection team from World Athletics — the governing body of the sport — met with Tokyo...

Stanford to face Oregon in NCAA women's golf title match

May. 24, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford had a hard time shaking Georgia in the quarterfinals before pulling out a victory. The scorching desert beating down, the Cardinal found themselves trailing Auburn in the afternoon semifinals. Stanford made it to the title match, just as the...

Timeline of Oregon county's ballot tally remains uncertain

May. 24, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three weeks after Oregon’s third-largest county learned that a majority of their ballots had blurry barcodes and were unreadable by vote-counting machines, state officials have yet to receive a written plan detailing how the county will complete the tally by June 13, the...

Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

May. 24, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wedged into a recliner in the corner of her assisted living apartment in Portland, Skylar Freimann, who has a terminal heart condition and pulmonary illness, anxiously eyed her newly arrived hospital bed on a recent day and worried over how she would maintain independence as...

Oregon COVID cases rise, hospitalizations to peak June 9

May. 24, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is reporting some of the highest numbers of new COVID-19 cases since the pandemic started more than two years ago. The Oregon Health Authority reported nearly 12,000 new cases last week and the state is averaging 1,685 new cases a day, The...

Philadelphia scores early and goes on to down Portland 2-0

May. 23, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Daniel Gazdag scored in the opening minutes and the Philadelphia Union went on to defeat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Sunday night. Sergio Santos also scored for the Union (6-1-6), who came in with a streak of five straight draws. Goalkeeper Andre Blake...

Pressure mounts over Oregon primary ballot fiasco

May. 20, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker in Oregon is calling for an investigation into a ballot-printing fiasco that will delay results from Tuesday’s primary by weeks, with a key U.S. House race hanging in the balance in a state that prides itself on voter access and election...

Salinas, Erickson, win primaries in new Oregon 6th District

May. 20, 2022 15:25 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — State Rep. Andrea Salinas has won the Democratic primary in Oregon's new 6th U.S. House district. Salinas, who has maintained her lead as more ballots have been counted from Tuesday's primary, would be Oregon’s first Hispanic congresswoman if elected in...

Andrea Salinas wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 6th Congressional District.

May. 20, 2022 15:06 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrea Salinas wins Democratic nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 6th Congressional District.

Mike Erickson wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 6th Congressional District.

May. 20, 2022 15:02 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Erickson wins Republican nomination for U.S. House in Oregon's 6th Congressional District.