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Oregon lawmakers seek extra $18m for refugee resettlement

Nov. 27, 2021 18:48 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As Oregon prepares to take in approximately 1,200 Afghan refugees in the next 12 months, state lawmakers are asking the Legislature’s emergency board for an additional $18 million to expand services and capacity. Oregon Public Broadcasting...

Penn State defeats Oregon State at Emerald Coast Classic

Nov. 27, 2021 18:22 PM EST

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Pickett scored 14 points, Penn State made 12 3-pointers, and the Nittany Lions defeated Oregon State 60-45 on Saturday, the final day of the Emerald Coast Classic. Penn State (4-2) made 12 of 30 from 3-point distance and had more 3-pointers...

Oregon offers to pay pharmacies to administer COVID vaccines

Nov. 27, 2021 12:33 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority is offering to pay pharmacies $35 for each dose of COVID-19 vaccine they administer, with the intention to boost vaccination rates. Based on the health authority's database, 79% of people 18 years or older in Oregon...

Wake Forest needs overtime to hold off Oregon State, 80-77

Nov. 27, 2021 00:57 AM EST

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Alondes Williams scored seven of his game-high 24 points in overtime and Wake Forest held off Oregon State, 80-77 Friday night to advance to the championship game of the Emerald Coast Classic. The Demon Deacons have won six straight games to start...

Skeptic to advocate: Man survives scary bout of COVID-19

Nov. 27, 2021 00:40 AM EST

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) — Howard Breidenbach thought it was all a big conspiracy. The government using a so-called “coronavirus” to control the people. Feeding drama. Making up numbers. “It was all a lie,” he thought. ...

No. 11 Oregon hopes to rebound against rival Oregon State

Nov. 26, 2021 23:41 PM EST

While wounded, No. 11 Oregon can still play for another Pac-12 championship and a Rose Bowl berth. But the Ducks (9-2, 6-2 Pac-12) have to get through Oregon State first. Oregon is coming off a 38-7 loss last Saturday at Utah, which dropped the...

Hillmon leads No. 12 Michigan past No. 16 Oregon State 61-52

Nov. 26, 2021 22:18 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Naz Hillmon had 20 points and 13 rebounds, No. 12 Michigan took control in the fourth quarter and the Wolverines held off No. 16 Oregon State 61-52 at the Daytona Beach Invitational. The score was tied at 40 entering the fourth quarter before...

Former Portland police chief Charles Moose dies at 68

Nov. 26, 2021 17:20 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Charles Moose, who was Portland’s first Black police chief and later known for his role in the Washington, D.C., sniper attacks, died Thursday at the age of 68 in his home, officials in Maryland's Montgomery County said. The Montgomery County...

Oregon parks department working to add campsites

Nov. 26, 2021 14:08 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregonians will soon have more options for camping — especially those looking for a quick trip — as the state parks department works to finalize details on a capital improvement plan. Oregon Public Broadcasting reported on Thursday staff in...

Stinging from loss to Utah, Oregon hosts rival Oregon State

Nov. 26, 2021 09:41 AM EST

Oregon State (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) at No. 11 Oregon (9-2, 6-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 7, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oregon leads 66-48-10. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...