BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR
Our news coverage plans for Oregon today. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 6:45 p.m.
OREGON-IMMIGRANT DRIVER LICENCSES
SALEM, Ore. — Every time Mariana Alvarez leaves her home, she crosses herself in prayer in hopes she will be able to return to her three children. By Sarah Zimmerman. SENT: 620 words. With AP photos.
WASHINGTON — The White House and business groups are stepping up efforts to win congressional approval for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord . But prospects are uncertain given that Republicans are at odds with some aspects of the plan and Democrats are in no hurry to secure a political victory for the president. By Kevin Freking. SENT: 880 words. AP Photos.
FOSTER CARE GRADUATION RATES
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon teens who spent time in foster care were less than half as likely as their classmates in the class of 2017 to graduate on time. SENT: 300 words.
NEW YORK — Attorney Michael Avenatti came out swinging Tuesday against Nike, accusing the shoemaker — without evidence — of “rampant” corruption mere hours after he was released from U.S. custody on charges he tried to extort up to $25 million from the company. By Jim Mustian. SENT: 780 words. With AP photos. AP Video.
Jusuf Nurkic’s season-ending and gruesome leg injury, especially at this time of year, will strike fear into everyone in the NBA. In this age of “load management” being a fancy term for “night off” and even as the NBA frowns upon resting players anyway, the question will be asked: Should teams sit their stars down the stretch to protect them from something bad happening before the playoffs? By Tim Reynolds. SENT: 770 words. AP Photos.
BKC--NCAA UC IRVINE-TURNER APOLOGY: UC Irvine coach Turner apologizes for remarks about player. With AP photos.
_JAIL SHUTDOWN-FIRE: Sheriff: Inmate starts fire in cell because ‘she was cold’
_POLICE CHIEF KILLING: Man pleads guilty to killing Oregon police chief.
_STATE EMAIL-DISRUPTION: Oregon state employees email accounts blocked after attack.
_ATTORNEY-CLIENT ABUSE: State: Former Vancouver attorney exploited, abused woman.
_KELSO-SCHOOL CUTS: Kelso schools proposes cuts to offset $4 million shortfall.
_HORSE QUARANTINE-NEVADA: Nevada lifting horse quarantines ordered for herpes virus.
_INJURY-DAMAGES: House OKs bill removing cap on noneconomic injury damages.
The AP - Portland, Ore.