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  1. William "Bob" CopherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The News-Review

    ... his wife, Ann. He and Ann spent many years collecting antiques. Bob and Ann spent most of their married life in North Bend, Oregon, where he was head sawyer for Menasha Corp. and eventually Utilities Superintendent at the paper mill. It was here ...

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  2. VA will not reduce emergency department hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | The News-Review

    ... eliminate overnight hours at the Roseburg department and spend the savings on increased urgent care operations in North Bend and Eugene. Whitmer said the decision was made following an evaluation of a change at the Spokane VA, which transitioned its ...

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  3. A school resource officer allegedly told a gay student she would go to hell. Now he's going away.Read the original story

    May 21, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    The stares and whispers started on the first day of school more than two years ago, when Liv Funk and Hailey Smith silently declared their relationship in the halls of North Bend High School by holding hands. They knew coming out would be hard in the small, coastal Oregon city - but they hadn't expected it to elicit so many frightening reactions from both classmates and adult staff members, the girls wrote about their treatment at the school in a pairof essays for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon.

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  4. ACLU of Oregon reaches sweeping settlement with North Bend School...Read the original story

    Friday May 25 | Seattle Gay News

    NORTH BEND, Ore. - The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon announced [on May 22] that settlements had been reached on behalf of current and former North Bend High School students Liv Funk and Hailey Smith, who suffered anti-LGBTQ harassment and discrimination from both students and staff.

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  5. Oregon principal ousted for anti-gay bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | KOBI NBC5

    After years of being called every bigoted slur in the book, shoved into restrooms, hit with a skateboard, driven at by a speeding truck and more, two Oregon teenagers can now say they successfully blew the whistle on systemic anti-gay harassment at their school. And as a result the principal who, an investigation by the Oregon Department of Education found, made students read the Bible as punishment is leaving North Bend High School.

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  6. Oregon school settles LGBTQ discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KOBI NBC5

    Oregon's North Bend School District and the American Civil Liberties Union have announced an agreement in the wake of allegations of harassment targeting gay and lesbian students at North Bend High School. "I think there are two instances that were the scariest," Funk said Tuesday.

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  7. State investigation reveals discrimination at Oregon schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Education Week

    A school district in Oregon accused by two LGBTQ students of harassment praised a settlement of the case, but the allegations and a state investigation have revealed pervasive discrimination that a new group will be tasked with combating. Under its terms, Bill Lucero, the principal at North Bend High School, must be gone by the start of the 2018-19 academic year begins. 5 comments

  8. Settlement in LGBT school harassment; 2 lose jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | SFGate

    The stares and whispers started on the first day of school more than two years ago, when Liv Funk and Hailey Smith silently declared their relationship in the halls of North Bend High School by holding hands. They knew coming out would be hard in the small, coastal Oregon city - but they hadn't expected it to elicit so many frightening reactions from both classmates and adult staff members, the girls wrote about their treatment at the school in a pair of essays for the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon.

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  9. Rampant Antigay Bias at Oregon School Costs Principal His JobRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Advocate

    A high school principal and a school resource officer in North Bend, Ore., are being removed from their jobs as their district settles complaints of anti-LGBT discrimination that included forcing students to read the Bible, telling them gay people are going to hell, and likening same-sex marriage to bestiality. Bill Lucero will be removed as principal at North Bend High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Foundation of Oregon , which had brought complaints on behalf of two students.

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  10. Settlement reached in LGBT school harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Education Week

    ... equated same-sex marriage with bestiality. The girls complained to school officials in the coastal town of North Bend, but they said the harassment continued, including from the officials themselves. The school police officer even told one girl ...

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  11. Oregon principal ousted for making LGBTQ students read Bible as punishmentRead the original story

    May 21, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    The principal of a rural Oregon high school who issued Bible readings as punishments to LGBTQ students has stepped down as part of a settlement between his district and the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Oregon. Bill Lucero "repeatedly failed to respond to LGBTQ students complaints" during his tenure at North Bend High School, the ACLU said in a release.

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  12. Oregon high school faces hearing for anti-gay discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | The Columbian

    ... equated same-sex marriage with bestiality. The girls complained to school officials in the coastal town of North Bend, but they said the harassment continued, including from the officials themselves. The school police officer even told one girl ...

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  13. Reedsport wins over WaldportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | The News-Review

    Their overall record is 23-0 and their league record is 12-0. Reedsports next game, which is nonleague, will be at noon Saturday against North Bend.

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  14. Miami Beach wants higher roads and pumps to fight sea rise. Some residents say no way.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Miami Beach won't be elevating new roads anytime soon, after fierce opposition from residents who alternatively insisted their neighborhood didn't flood and therefore didn't need higher streets, or who worried higher streets would send floodwater into their homes. Neighbors in the city's latest stop on its internationally lauded $500 million plan to pump, pipe and elevate itself away from rising seas fought back from what they say is an unnecessary project - one they say will ruin their property values.

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  15. L.G.B.T. Students in Oregon Were Bullied and Forced to Read Bible, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... them: readings from the Bible. Students detailed those allegations in recent state investigative reports into the North Bend School District, a coastal area about 100 miles north of California. In the reports, gay and lesbian high school students ...

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  16. South Umpqua wraps up Far West League title with a sweep of SiuslawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... Siuslaw on Thursday. The Lancers (20-5, 14-1 FWL) extended their winning streak to an even dozen and denied rival North Bend (20-5, 13-2) a share of the title. Leading 7-0 in the first game, Gray smacked a homer into the parked vehicles beyond the ...

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  17. Oregon students forced to read Bible as punishment: reportRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    A rural Oregon school district is in hot water after administrators reportedly admitted they force students to read Bible passages as punishment, The Coos Bay World reports . The allegations came in a letter from the Oregon Department of Education to North Bend School District Superintendent Bill Yester issued March 6. The department says a North Bend High School LGBTQ student was forced to read the Bible passages as punishment for an undisclosed infraction by a school administrator.

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  18. Coast Guard airlifts mariner from fishing vessel along Oregon coastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | OregonLive.com

    The agency said it evacuated the mariner, who was reportedly suffering from seizures, and took him to a hospital in Coos Bay. Authorities at Coast Guard Sector North Bend got a request for medical help early Friday evening, and the agency finished hoisting him into a helicopter less than 45 minutes later, the Coast Guard said.

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  19. Democrats nominate Coos Bay businesswoman for state Senate seat formerly held by Jeff KruseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... to starting her own business, she was an environmental director for Weyerhaeuser Containerboard Packaging in North Bend. Souza said she wants to work on economic development, and said she does not believe that creating jobs requires damaging the ...

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  20. South Umpqua rolls into final week on nine-game win streakRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The News-Review

    ... the Lancers will host a first-round playoff contest as FWL champions if they sweep Siuslaw. Second-place North Bend (17-5, 10-2) is ranked No. 9 and would need to both sweep Douglas and have Siuslaw top the Lancers twice to steal the FWL crown. ...

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