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Miami boosters pushing administration to 'pry Mario Cristobal away from Oregon'?

Boosters for the University of Miami might have a head-coaching target in mind, and it does not matter that he is already employed. Five Reason Sports Network reported that major boosters tied to the university are pushing the administration to try to pry away head coach Mario Cristobal from the Oregon Ducks. Cristobal is probably the biggest fish in the Pac-12 right now after leading the No. 11-ranked Ducks this season to a 9-2 record, which leads the conference.
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Oregon lawmakers request $18 million to support the resettlement of 1,200 refugees

Oregon lawmakers leading the effort to resettle Afghan refugees are asking the Legislature’s emergency board for an additional $18 million to expand services and capacity. In a letter issued last week by Rep. Khanh Pham and Sen. Kayse Jama, the two Portland-area Democrats outlined the need for the state to invest in everything from housing assistance and case management to legal services for newly arrived Afghans.
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Oregon State’s Jonathan Smith lands extension through 2027 season

Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith received a contract extension through the 2027 season, the school announced Friday. The Beavers (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) are bowl eligible for the first time since 2013 and are still in the mix for a spot in the Pac-12 championship game. Oregon State plays at heated rival Oregon on Saturday.

'He's the Jack of all trades': Fans root for OSU football star and Camas grad Jack Colletto

CAMAS, Wash. — When Oregon State University football player Jack Colletto takes the field, it could be for any number of reasons. This season, the Camas High School graduate has, as a quarterback, rushed for eight touchdowns and caught one TD as a receiver. He's also played on special teams. But his “main” job is playing linebacker on defense. In short (especially short yardage), Jack Colletto does it all.
Corvallis Gazette-Times

Despite tragedy, GOP's Pierce presses to be Oregon governor

When Selma Pierce died Dec. 1, 2020, after a car struck her while she was walking near their home in West Salem, Dr. William "Bud" Pierce took several days off before he resumed his medical practice in Salem. He was "shell-shocked" after his wife's death, but received support from his...

Don't Be Fooled: Oregon DMV warns of new text scam

Scammers posing as the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) are texting cell phones claiming that a refund is available, according to the state agency. It is a fake message and a phishing scam trying to get payment information from unsuspecting Oregonians,according to the DMV, which urges customer not to click on any links and to delete the message.

Oregon nurses, lawmakers worry about nursing workforce amid pandemic burnout

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s largest nurses union said the nursing profession needs bold action from hospitals and lawmakers to address a workforce shortage, and there is worry about what inaction would do to the number of people who provide care if you go to the hospital. It's not a new concern, but there are new solutions being discussed.

OUTBACK WITH BACKMAN: Amanda’s Trail, a great hike, and a lesson about Oregon’s many Trails of Tears (VIDEO)

EDITOR’S NOTE: As we celebrate the meaning of Thanksgiving, and Native American Heritage and history, Don Backman explores a hike that has many meaningful messages about the plight of our local tribes. Many continue to fight for recognition, reclaiming ancient lands and rebuilding cultures. The more we know about this history, the more we learn about our natural environments, and living as one with the earth.

Oregon State at Oregon odds, picks and prediction

The Oregon State Beavers (7-4, 5-3 Pac-12) and No. 11 Oregon Ducks (9-2, 6-2) clash in a Saturday afternoon game in Eugene, Oregon. The showdown at Autzen Stadium is slated for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff. Below, we look at the Oregon State vs. Oregon odds and lines, and make our expert college football picks, predictions and bets.

LIVE UPDATES: No. 11 Oregon vs Oregon State

Win and you are Pac-12 North Champions and you play Utah for a spot in the 2022 Rose Bowl Game. Lose and your rival goes to the Pac-12 Championship game in your place. That's what is on the line Saturday afternoon between the Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers. The kickoff on Saturday is set for 12:35 p.m. PT and the game will be carried by ESPN. Dave Pasch and Dusty Dvoracek will be on the call, and Tom Luginbill is the sideline reporter.

Thanksgiving Hoopfest: Oregon bound Ware shines brightest on a floor loaded with stars

DUNCANVILLE, Texas – Now in year 13, the Thanksgiving Hoopfest is one of the nation’s premier high school basketball showcases and a must stop to evaluate and gather news from top talent. Each year the event features the top talent in Texas, bordering state and beyond. It is the perfect place for players to cement their reputations or see their national stock begin to take off.