March 7 – Evening Update

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Here’s the evening wrap-up of today’s local events:

Weather Forecast Update
Tonight: Occasional rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 39. South wind between 5 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday: Showers. High near 56. Southwest wind between 14 and 16 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%

Name released of Creswell woman found deceased on Hwy. 99 near Goshen
Oregon State Police detectives and troopers are continuing the investigation into the death of a 42-year old Creswell woman early Sunday morning along Highway 99
Former governor’s portrait removed from Oregon Capitol
Senate President said the portrait was removed from the capitol out of respect for the former Oregon governor’s sexual abuse victim, who recently passed away.
Earthquakes off the coast raise eyebrows but not alarm
Experts say four earthquakes in 24 hour period are not an indication that the “big one” could be next.
Kitzhaber to unions: ‘Oregon will not copy Wisconsin’s plan’
Hundreds of workers from public and private labor unions rallied on the stairs of the Oregon Capitol on Monday.
Path on old RR to Coburg Proposed
A new bike path on a former railroad grade connecting Armitage Park to Coburg has been proposed for inclusion in the region’s official transportation plan (RTP), but without funding.
Irving Road Closure
Reconstruction of the roadway surface at the Prairie Road and Irving Road intersection begins soon.

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