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Oregon store allegedly selling psychedelic mushrooms raided

Dec. 08, 2022 22:05 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A store that had been openly and illegally selling psychedelic mushrooms in Portland, Oregon, was raided by police on Thursday, authorities said. In 2020, Oregon became the first state in the country to legalize the use of psilocybin for people 21 and older in...

Lawmakers: End tax breaks for companies that pull lobster

Dec. 07, 2022 12:04 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Two lawmakers in Maine want to change laws to prevent the state from offering tax breaks or contracts to companies that stop selling lobster after sustainability organizations raised concerns. The Marine Stewardship Council and Seafood Watch removed their...

State judge places hold on Oregon's gun law, state to appeal

Dec. 06, 2022 21:57 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A ruling by a state court judge placed Oregon’s tough new voter-approved gun law on hold late Tuesday, just hours after a federal court judge allowed the ban on the sale and transfer of high-capacity magazines to take effect this week. The ruling by Harney...

Portland Sea Dogs are being sold, but sticking with Red Sox

Dec. 06, 2022 12:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Portland Sea Dogs are being sold to a group that owns several minor league baseball teams, ending nearly three decades of family ownership, the club announced Tuesday. The sale to Diamond Baseball Holdings is expected to be completed by year's end. The...

Federal judge in Portland, Oregon, allows voter-passed ban on high-capacity gun magazines to proceed

Dec. 06, 2022 12:40 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal judge in Portland, Oregon, allows voter-passed ban on high-capacity gun magazines to proceed.

North Dakota State wins 67-62 over Portland

Dec. 06, 2022 00:41 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Boden Skunberg scored 20 points as North Dakota State beat Portland 67-62 on Monday. Skunberg also contributed 10 rebounds for the Bison (2-8). Tajavis Miller shot 7 for 13, including 3 for 7 from beyond the arc to add 17 points. Damari Wheeler-Thomas went 5...

Giannis' 10-second (and more) FT routine draws more scrutiny

Dec. 05, 2022 23:15 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is having issues at the foul line again. Not with his accuracy — but his timing. For the second time in his team's last three games, the Milwaukee Bucks’ star had a free throw taken away because he didn’t shoot it...

Trail Blazers beat Pacers in Lillard's return from injury

Dec. 05, 2022 00:42 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jerami Grant scored 28 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over the Indiana Pacers 116-100 on Sunday night. Blazers star Damian Lillard scored 21 points and had six assists in his first game since returning from a calf strain he suffered on Nov. 19....

Sjolund scores 18, Portland beats N. Dakota 90-69

Dec. 03, 2022 22:42 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kristian Sjolund’s 18 points helped Portland defeat North Dakota 90-69 on Saturday night. Sjolund also had seven rebounds for the Pilots (7-4). Tyler Robertson scored 18 points while shooting 5 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 7 of 7 from the free...

Saterfield, Parker both have 24 in Portland State's win

Dec. 03, 2022 19:30 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jorell Saterfield and Cameron Parker scored 24 points apiece as Portland State beat Air Force 68-64 on Saturday night. Saterfield shot 10 for 17, including 3 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Vikings (5-4). Parker was 5 of 6 from the field and 14 for 16 from...