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Feds Propose Alcohol Ban, Campsite Closures At Three Pools, Opal Creek And Detroit Areas

Statesman Journal | March 28, 2017 1:42 p.m.

As crowds have increased in the Opal Creek and Detroit Lake areas during the summer recreation season, many problems have followed.

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Coos Bay Speedway Joins NASCAR Whelen All-American Series

The Coos Bay World | March 27, 2017 7:31 a.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

When the Coos Bay Speedway racing season opens on the oval dirt track next weekend, the drivers will be racing under the NASCAR banner for the first time.

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Blazers Beat Lakers 97-81, Tie Denver For Final Spot In West

AP | March 27, 2017 7:12 a.m. | Los Angeles

Damian Lillard scored 22 points and Portland beat the Los Angeles Lakers 97-81 on Sunday night to pull even with Denver for eighth place in the West.

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The Final Four: UNC-Chapel Hill Vs. Oregon, South Carolina Vs. Gonzaga

NPR | March 27, 2017 5:09 a.m.

For this year's NCAA semifinals two teams are first-timers, one hasn't been to the Final Four since 1939 and the Tarheels are back for their 20th shot at the championship.

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Oregon Will Need To Upset A Giant To Reach The Final Four

AP | March 26, 2017 11:50 a.m. | Bridgeport, Connecticut

The Ducks stand one win away from their first trip to the Final Four. But for that to happen they would have to pull off one of the greatest upsets in women's basketball history, knocking off No. 1 UConn.

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McCollum Nets 32 As Blazers Beat Timberwolves 112-100

AP | March 26, 2017 8:19 a.m. | Portland

CJ McCollum seems to have Minnesota's number dialed in — he's scored 20 or more points in four straight matchups with the Timberwolves.

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Trump's Hiring Freeze Could Be Felt By Recreation Seekers On Public Lands

KUOW/EarthFix | March 23, 2017 5:45 p.m.

Public lands agencies are struggling to keep up with demands for rangers, trail maintenance – even toilet paper in outhouses. And the problem could get worse under President Trump’s hiring freeze.

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For Oregon's Dana Altman, It's Old Home Week At KC Regional

AP | March 23, 2017 9:20 a.m. | Kansas City, Missouri

Until he left for Oregon in 2010, the 58-year-old Nebraska native had spent his entire childhood and all but one of his first 26 years as a head coach at schools no more than a three-hour drive from Kansas City.

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Oregon Looking For 1st-ever Win Against Michigan In Sweet 16 Matchup

AP | March 23, 2017 7:44 a.m. | Kansas City, Missouri

Michigan is 4-0 all-time against Oregon. The Wolverines won the most recent meeting 70-63 in a Thanksgiving tournament in 2014.

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Team USA Crushes Puerto Rico In World Baseball Classic Final

NPR | March 22, 2017 10:50 p.m.

It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.