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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

May 9, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 12:30 p.m.

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. If you have questions or suggestions about the report, please call the Portland bureau at 503-228-2169. The West Regional Desk can be reached at (602) 417-2400.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

Oregon at 12:30 p.m.

PORTLAND-ELECTRIC SCOOTERS

PORTLAND, Ore. - A nonprofit organization in Oregon is raising concerns about Portland’s electric scooter pilot program, which is now in its second phase. Disability Rights Oregon says the city now tells people who have run-ins with ubiquitous e-scooters to file complaints with the companies themselves, creating a lack of transparency and increasing the danger to the elderly and disabled. By Gillian Flaccus. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

OREGON-REPUBLICAN PROTEST

SALEM, Ore. - Republicans in the Oregon Senate have skipped out on an education tax vote for three consecutive days. Only one Republican appeared on the Senate floor Thursday morning denying the chamber enough members to go through with a vote. By Sarah Zimmeran. DEVELOPING.

WOLVES-FEDERAL PROTECTION

SPOKANE, Wash. — Wolves should be removed from the federal endangered species list throughout Washington state, Washington Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind wrote in a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released this week. By Nicholas K. Geranios. SENT: 560 words. AP Photos.

NIKE FEET SCANS

Nike says it will launch a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure and remember the length, width and other dimensions of customers’ feet after they point a smartphone camera to their toes. By Joseph Pisani. SENT: 450 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BKN--NUGGETS-TRAIL BLAZERS

PORTLAND, Ore. The Denver Nuggets have a 3-2 advantage going into Game 6 of their Western Conference semifinal against the Portland Trail Blazers. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 700 words and photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m. P

IN BRIEF

_DENTISTS-VACCINES: New law allows Oregon dentists to administer all vaccines.

_DISNEY EXECUTIVE-SEX ABUSE: Former Disney VP convicted of sexually abusing girl.

_ROBBERY-SENTENCING: Man sentenced to prison for auto dealership robbery.