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  1. Small shift in West Coast shipping lanes can protect blue whales, study saysRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the habits of blue whales, says Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University in Newport, Ore. and lead author of the study. "The first time we ever found a known place where they gather to breed and calve was 2009," ...

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  2. Donors Pay to Test Seawater for Traces of Fukushima RadiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Voice of America

    ... reassurance. High school art teacher Terry Waldron is raising money to test the waters near her family's property in Newport, Oregon. "For a while, I thought about not eating fish. I cannot do that," she said. "But I was so concerned because I could ...

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  3. Small shift in West Coast shipping lanes can protect blue whales, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the habits of blue whales, says Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University in Newport, Ore. and lead author of the study. "The first time we ever found a known place where they gather to breed and calve was 2009," ...

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  4. Killer, gray, humpbacked and other whales join anglers and watchers off the Oregon CoastRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | OregonLive.com

    ... up around tax time," said Brandon Ford of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's marine resource office in Newport. (Thousands of Oregon salmon anglers wish they'd stick around longer.) The third group, offshore pods, probably eat larger fish ...

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  5. Death of a veteran on the Oregon coast illuminates troubles plaguing the VARead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Oregonian

    ... was technically under the care of the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center through its community clinic in Newport . He had lost a year waiting for an appointment in Portland to assess his liver, after a referral from his Newport doctor. A ...

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  6. Fish Factor: Glacial melt changes ocean chemistry, study says crabs hearRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... in Seattle. Mathis also is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and oversees studies at Newport, Ore. In different regions of the world, natural processes (like glacial melt) are worsening the effects of ocean ...

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  7. Newport to upgrade sidewalks, streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Cincinnati.com

    Newport to upgrade sidewalks, streets Newport will put about $900,000 into infrastructure improvements this fiscal year.

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  8. Oregon's funeral directors want reform of indigent burial fundRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | OregonLive.com

    ... how the state deals with unclaimed remains of poor people, and will air their thoughts at a meeting July 25 in Newport. Unlike most states, Oregon offsets the costs of funeral homes to cremate people deemed indigent, whose families can't or won't ...

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  9. Laine Welch: In Prince William Sound, remote-controlled gliders measure ocean acidificationRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in Seattle. Mathis also is an affiliate faculty member at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and oversees studies at Newport, Oregon. In different regions of the world, natural processes (like glacial melt) are worsening the effects of ocean ...

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  10. Seattle to Newport?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Ask MetaFilter

    I'm driving from Seattle, WA, to Newport, OR . Would it be better to take I-5 all the way down to Corvallis and then US20 over to Newport, or should I leave I-5 at Olympia and take 101 down the coast? I'll be hitting Olympia around 4pm on a Monday, and I'll hear arguments for both efficiency and pleasantness.

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  11. Oregon Coast Officials: Quiet Sea Lions and Eagle DramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Beach Connection

    ... more common and tolerant of people than the Steller sea lions, so you won't find these carousing on the Bayfront in Newport. These creatures have haul-outs that are offshore, keeping them mostly out of sight. But you may get a bit luckier with ...

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  12. Newport man uses AK-47 stock to deflect blows from macheteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | KATU-TV Portland

    A man used the stock of his AK-47 to deflect machete blows from a roommate after an argument turned violent Sunday afternoon, Newport Police said.

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  13. Argument turns into machete-AK-47 fight in Ore.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | KGW-TV Portland

    NEWPORT, Ore. An argument between two men escalated into a sword-fight, of sorts, with a machete and an AK-47 rifle in Newport Sunday, police said.

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  14. Road trip U.S. 20: The longest road in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | WPTV Local News

    ... Route 20 is, without question, the Big Daddy. It's America's longest road, stretching from Boston, Massachusetts to Newport, Oregon. That's 12 states and 3,365 miles to explore. Go big and then go home with a mega road trip along this epic route. ...

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  15. Virginia - Ginny' FiaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Altoona Mirror

    Virginia "Ginny" Fiacco, Derby, Kan., 70, lost her battle with aplastic anemia, passing away peacefully at her home with her two daughters and other family members by her side on June 26. She is survived by two daughters: Regina of Newport, Ore., and Serena of Seattle, Wash.; a brother, Glenn Craig of Crossville, Tenn.; and three grandchildren.

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  16. Boat capsizes off Newport; three rescuedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | OregonLive.com

    Two boat crews responded quickly Wednesday after the commanding officer of the Coast Guard station at Yaquina Bay saw the boat flip after it was hit by the wake of a passing vessel. The commander, Lt. Robert Ornelas, says the quick response was a good thing since none of the three wore life jackets.

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  17. Changes in Portland rental rules don't go far enough: Guest opinionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... industries to help boost the economy. As far as a regulation to put in place, we don't have to look any further than Newport, Ore. Newport started allowing vacation rentals approximately two years ago in residential zones and it is gaining a ...

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  18. Genealogy Query - Baby Girl McGee : McGeeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 30 | Cousinconnect.com

    ISO Baby Girl McGee DOB: 1/5/73 born in Newport, Oregon. Your possible name was either Lauralynn or Laura lynn but you were mainly known as Baby Girl McGee.

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  19. Spectacular Live Squid Encounter on Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | Beach Connection

    ... and Florence are big on stuff to do, with a sizable roster of interesting events for the summer. Yachats events Newport, Oregon Coast Whoops it Up on Fourth with Variety This central Oregon coast hotspot is surrounded closely by big hills and small ...

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  20. Newport, Oregon Coast Whoops it Up on Fourth with VarietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Beach Connection

    It's one of the biggest displays in Oregon on the Fourth of July and it happens in Newport.

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