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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.

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Oregon's Dorsey An X-Factor In The Big Dance

AP | March 22, 2017 10:17 a.m.

Dorsey is solidifying his reputation in the NCAA Tournament.  

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Portland's 3-Game Winning Streak Grinds To A Halt In Loss To Bucks

AP | March 22, 2017 9:49 a.m.

Khris Middleton scored 26 points, and the Bucks outlasted the Trail Blazers for a 93-90 victory on Tuesday night.

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OSAA Weighs Eliminating A Classification In High School Sports

Statesman Journal | March 21, 2017 7:51 a.m. | Wilsonville, Oregon

Oregon’s high schools have been divided into six classifications for sports and activities for the past decade. But changes to that system may be on the way.

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Cinderella Alert: Oregon, Quinnipiac Crash The Women's Sweet 16 Field

AP | March 21, 2017 7:32 a.m. | New York

The two double-digit seeds joined a field of mostly top seeds in the women's regional semifinals that will be played next weekend. It's only the third time in NCAA Tournament history that two double-digit seeds made the regional semifinals.

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Oregon Upsets Duke 74-65, Advances To 1st Women's Sweet 16

AP | March 20, 2017 5:44 p.m. | Durham, North Carolina

Ruthy Hebard had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and Oregon earned its first Sweet 16 berth by upsetting Duke 74-65 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Water | Recreation | Environment

Seattle's Gas Works Park About To Undergo Toxic Cleanup

KUOW/EarthFix | March 20, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Seattle

One of Seattle's most popular parks was built on an industrial site where toxics have yet to be completely removed from the soil.


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