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March 4, 2014 at 10:33 AM

9 rescued after Oregon State crew boat crashes

The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — A $35,000 crew boat was totaled and nine members of the Oregon State University men’s rowing team were rescued when the vessel smashed into a bridge support on the Willamette River. The accident happened Monday afternoon as several boats were on the river, which was running high and fast because of…

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October 15, 2013 at 9:43 AM

Oregon State University baseball player charged with assault

The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Oregon State baseball pitcher has been suspended after being accused of assaulting a clerk trying to close a store. Corvallis police allege that 21-year-old Clay Jacob Bauer forced his way into the University Market about 1 a.m. Saturday seeking chewing tobacco and cigarettes. An officer’s affidavit says he was told the…

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October 25, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Albacore tuna show traces of radioactive cesium

Oregon State University researchers have found traces of radioactive cesium from last year’s Japanese nuclear reactor disaster in West Coast albacore tuna. The amount is far too small to harm people who eat the fish, the scientists said. Scientists from the university and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration collected and tested fish caught off the West…

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