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7-week-old infant diagnosed with often-fatal rare disease

A 7-week-old infant is undergoing a bone marrow transplant to save his life. The bone marrow donor is his 4-year-old sister.

Recipient of two purple hearts files lawsuit for defamation

CHARLESTON — “I served my country well and after this felt I did all that work for nothing,” said U.S. Army veteran Christopher Shepperd after filing a lawsuit for defamation against a woman who shared false information about him on Facebook.

Southern Coos Hospital ER nurse seeks to change assault laws

BANDON — On the day before Valentine's Day 2018, Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center emergency room nurse Pam Lewis might have been expecting flowers or candy from her husband of 46 years, or something special from one or more of her 11 children. Maybe a sweet treat from the hospital'…


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Chamber Minute: Together we can make a difference here

It’s hard to believe that it’s already Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer! As you know, the Chamber has spent the first half of 2019 focused on “Step UP” as we worked on our four Strategic Objectives of:

A STEM sisterhood: After-school program empowers middle-school girls

COOS BAY – If technology is the future, sixth-grader Jade Moon plans to be ready.

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