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  • South Texas School Board Gives Exxon $1.2 Billion Tax Break

    "If we do choose the Gregory-Portland site as our location, I want to assure you that we will follow through with our Good Neighbor Commitments on health and safety, quality of life, education and workforce development, and being good environmental ...

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  • Youth Corrections Head Placed on Leave Pending Investigation

    The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2nQUMLp ) that Jeffrey Merrill was placed on leave Wednesday. Associate Corrections Commissioner Colin O'Neill now heads day-to-day operations at Long Creek Youth Development Center. Corrections ...

    US News 6 months ago
  • Vucevic's season-high 30 lead Magic past Blazers, 115-109

    Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard shoots over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes) ...

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  • Friday's Sports in Brief

    NEW YORK (AP) - Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta, Washington star Bryce Harper and Baltimore standouts Manny Machado and Zach Britton got big-money deals Friday as more than 100 major leaguers reached agreements for 2017 and left just 27 players on track ...

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  • Irving, Korver shine as Cavaliers usurp battling Kings

    LeBron James had 16 points and 15 assists, and Cleveland (29-10) snapped a two-game skid in his annual visit to the city where he made his debut in 2003. James' teams have now won nine times in his 12 visits against the Kings. ... Irving, who went 4-of ...

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  • Minnesota gets UCLA's Danladi with MLS SuperDraft's top pick

    FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014, file photo, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber launches the league's new logo during a press conference in New York. Garber said Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014, the league is not performing as hoped financially with the ...

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  • Canadian veterans announce retirements from women's soccer team

    Wilkinson was also an assistant coach for Canada's under-20 women's team at the 2014 U-20 World Cup on home soil. Her last professional season was with the NWSL's Portland Thorns in 2015. Nault, a teammate of Wilkinson's at the University of ...

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  • Canadian players figure in first and second rounds of MLS SuperDraft

    New York City FC traded for the third pick, sending US$250,000 of general allocation money — which MLS teams can use to pay down salary cap costs — to select Akron forward Jonathan Lewis. The Portland Timbers then moved up six places to pick Duke ...

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  • Timberwolves halt red-hot Rockets' NBA win streak

    In Portland, Oregon, CJ McCollum scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half, and Allen Crabbe scored 24 points off the bench as the Portland Trail Blazers crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-86 at Moda Center. McCollum hit the 25-point barrier for ...

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  • No. 21 Saint Mary's routs Portland 74-33

    The junior forward scored a career-high 27 points, including five 3-pointers, and No. 21 Saint Mary's shut down the Portland Pilots for a 74-33 victory Thursday night. Jock Landale added eight points and 10 rebounds for the Gaels (15-1, 5-0 West Coast ...

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  • MLS will play again during World Cup qualifying

    On June 10, Atlanta is at Chicago, Montreal is at Kansas City and Dallas is at Portland. Qualifying in the North and Central American and Caribbean region resumes when the U.S. hosts Costa Rica on Sept. 1 and plays at Honduras four days later. On Sept.

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  • Cavs carry 2-game losing streak to Sacramento

    The weather-whipped defending champs will try to end a two-game losing streak Wednesday when they face the Sacramento Kings at the Golden 1 Center, and they would figure to be a bit refreshed. Cleveland (28-10) lost 100-92 at Utah on Tuesday night ...

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  • Frosty weather delights Oregon Zoo animals in popular video

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — While residents may not be reveling in the recent frosty weather, some animals seem delighted by the snow in a recent Oregon Zoo video. The Wednesday snowfall seemed to delight Nora, the polar bear, as the video shows her ...

    US News 8 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Three Canadians taken in NWSL draft, Boston Breakers dominate first round

    The lure of big money and big-name teams in Europe removed Canadian star defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Olympique Lyonnais) and midfielder Ashley Lawrence (Paris Saint-Germain) in advance of the 10-team draft. "We would be thrilled to have Ashley ...

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  • Clippers beat Magic 105-96, improve to 5-0 in new year

    Griffin was averaging 21.2 points, 8.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists before having arthroscopic surgery to remove loose bodies from his right knee on Dec. 20. UP NEXT. Magic: Visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday in the third of six games on their road ...

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  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 1530 GMT on Thursday, Jan 12

    LeBron James and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers try to pad their lead atop the Eastern Conference when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers. (BASKETBALL-NBA-POR-CLE/, expect by 0640 GMT/1:40 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 ...

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  • Spurs put Lakers in crosshairs after defensive breakdown

    The Lakers (15-27) head to San Antonio off a disheartening 108-87 home loss Tuesday to the Portland Trail Blazers in which Los Angeles scored just 30 points in the second half. The defeat snapped a modest two-game winning streak for the Lakers, who ...

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  • Big showdown as No. 5 Gonzaga hosts No. 21 Saint Mary's

    The Gaels (15-1, 5-0 WCC) beat Portland 74-33 on Thursday night. Gonzaga will visit Saint Mary's on Feb. 11. There's a pretty good chance the teams will meet a third time in the conference tournament in Las Vegas. While Saint Mary's is a veteran team ...

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  • Portland gearing up for battle with 'efficient' Saint Mary's

    He said he isn't surprised that the 21st-ranked Gaels, who visit Chiles Center for an 8 p.m. Thursday date with the Pilots, are 14-1 overall, atop the West Coast Conference at 4-0 and riding an eight-game win streak. "They're one of the most efficient ...

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  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 1420 GMT on Friday, Jan 13

    LeBron James and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers try to pad their lead atop the Eastern Conference when they visit the Portland Trail Blazers. (BASKETBALL-NBA-POR-CLE/, expect by 0640 GMT/1:40 PM ET, by The Sports Xchange, 400 ...

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