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Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

Astoria News from Yahoo - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 09:34
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) -- A Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents.    The Daily Astorian reports that 40-year-old Sterling Maxwell Frinell was driving under the influence of methamphetamine, opiates and oxycodone when he crashed his Subaru into the ...
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Seattle man found guilty in fatal Oregon crash

Astoria News from Yahoo - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 14:33
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A Seattle man has been found guilty of second-degree manslaughter after driving a car that crossed a center line and crashed head-on against another vehicle, killing two Seaside residents.
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The road less pedaled could be key to increasing local tourism dollars

Astoria News from Yahoo - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 00:56
Have you thought about visiting Yellowstone lately? Well how about getting their on your bike to get there or other long distance places? After all they say the journey is part of the adventure -- And a popular trail to get there is the TransAmerica which runs along the Highway 93.
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Hunters reminded to beware of fire danger

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:28
SALEM — Fire danger is at critical levels across the state of Oregon. Earlier this month fire weather forecasters witnessed an anomaly that literally raised a red flag. Practically the entire state had been painted red on meteorological charts indicating a Red Flag Warning from Florence to Ontario, Astoria to Brookings and nearly everywhere in-between.
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Oregon transportation commission approves Port Westward grants

Astoria News from Yahoo - Fri, 08/22/2014 - 20:00
Ambre Energy’s proposed coal export terminal at Port Westward in Clatskanie hit another roadblock Friday when Oregon’s Transportation Commission denied funding for improvements to a dock needed to export the coal.
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Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summer

Astoria News from Yahoo - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:22
M3 Wave LLC's CEO, Mike Morrow, plans to deploy a unique wave-energy device off the coast of Oregon on or around Aug. 28, weather permitting. He and co-founder Mike Delos-Reyes invented it while students at Oregon State University in the early 1990s.
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Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summer

Astoria News from Yahoo - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:31
M3 Wave LLC's CEO, Mike Morrow, plans to deploy a unique wave-energy device off the coast of Oregon on or around Aug. 28, weather permitting. He and co-founder Mike Delos-Reyes invented it while students at Oregon State University in the early 1990s.
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12 fun movie locations to visit

Astoria News from Yahoo - Fri, 08/15/2014 - 22:02
Nothing against L.A. studios, the Manhattan skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and those tax-credit incentive states -- "Lights, Camera, Georgia!" -- that know how to reel in a big movie production.
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Fitch Affirms Columbia Memorial Hospital (OR) Revs at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

Astoria News from Yahoo - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 15:22
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB-' rating on the following Hospital Facilities Authority of the City of Astoria, Oregon bonds, issued on behalf of Columbia Memorial Hospital (CM
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Cross-country trek carries message about Shriners Hospitals

Astoria News from Yahoo - Wed, 08/13/2014 - 05:56
Anna Harrington is seeing the country and telling a story.Her walk across America – Astoria, Oregon, to Boston in about seven months – brought her through Eastern Jackson County for a couple of days.And Missouri so far?“I love all the trees,” she said Monday after walking down Interstate 70 from Independence to Bates City.She is walking to raise awareness about Shriners Hospitals. Nine years ago ...
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Toddler died from 'asphyxia by drowning'; mom pleads not guilty

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 20:14
Jessica Smith appeared by video in Clatsop County Circuit Court in Oregon on Tuesday.
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Mother accused of killing 2-yr-old child smiles, winks during court appearance

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:49
ASTORIA, Ore. — A woman accused of killing her 2-year-old child before trying to slit her teenage daughter’s throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder. Jessica Smith appeared by video in Clatsop County Circuit Court in Oregon on Tuesday. She smiled throughout the hearing. When asked whether she understood that she would […]
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Mother smiles through hearing accusing her of killing toddler, injuring teenager in Oregon

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:42
ASTORIA, Ore. — A woman accused of killing her 2-year-old child before trying to slit her teenage daughter's throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder. Jessica Smith appeared by video in Clatsop County Circuit Court in Oregon on Tuesday. She smiled throughout the hearing. When asked whether she understood that she would not be released before a Sept. 30 court date, she winked ...
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Documents detail death of toddler at Oregon motel

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:11
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Notes left by a mother accused of drowning her 2-year-old and cutting the throat of her teenage daughter recounted the attack and said the "baby didn't suffer as she fell asleep in the water," according to an arrest warrant affidavit unsealed Tuesday.
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Toddler died from 'asphyxia by drowning'; mom pleads not guilty to charges

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:04
Jessica Smith appeared by video in Clatsop County Circuit Court in Oregon on Tuesday.
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Oregon's unemployment rate 6.9% in July

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 17:37
Oregon's unemployment rate ticked up a tiny fraction in July to 6.9 percent. The state's unemployment rate has been bouncing between 6.8 and 6.9 percent for the past six months. The national average is 6.2 percent.
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Documents detail death of infant at Oregon motel

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:16
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Notes left by a mother accused of drowning her infant daughter and cutting the throat of her teenager recounted the attack and said the "baby didn't suffer as she fell asleep in the water," according to an arrest warrant affidavit unsealed on Tuesday.
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Oregon mother smiles through hearing accusing her of killing her infant, injuring teenager

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:04
The Oregon mother accused of killing her infant daughter before trying to slit her teenage daughter's throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder.
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Mom accused in deadly attack on kids smiles, winks at plea hearing

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 16:03
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A Washington woman accused of killing her infant daughter before trying to slit her teenage daughter’s throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder.
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Mother smiles through hearing on child's slaying

Astoria News from Yahoo - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:19
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her infant daughter before trying to slit her teenage daughter's throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder.
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