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BC-Oregon News Coverage

May 18, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 7:50 p.m.

GUNMAN TACKLED

PORTLAND, Ore. — A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 610 words. With AP photos.

PURDUE PHARMA LAWSUIT-SACKLERS

PORTLAND, Ore. _ Oregon’s attorney general has filed a new lawsuit against the maker of prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin, this time targeting the company’s owners. SENT: 279 words.

SPORTS:

BKN-WARRIORS-TRAIL BLAZERS PREVIEW

PORTLAND, Ore. _ Damian Lillard says Golden State did its job and protected home court. Now it’s time for the Trail Blazers to do the same. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 790 words. With AP photos.

BKN-TAKING A CHARGE

OAKLAND, Calif. _ Successfully taking a charge is difficult to routinely pull off with the fast-pace, up-tempo style of play in the NBA. A block versus a charge can have a major impact on a game during the pressure-packed postseason, sometimes changing the momentum of a contest. Yet, not every NBA player is willing to put their bodies on the line to absorb the blow and take the punishment. Some players and coaches believe it’s a lost art. By Janie McCauley. SENT: 1,348 words.

ALSO:

_MOTORCYCLE OFFICERS CRASH: 2 Washington motorcycle officers hurt in Oregon crash.

_JOSEPHINE SHERIFF STAFF: Josephine County Sheriff’s staff numbers may get boost.

_ CHERRY TREES SAVED: Flowering cherry trees in front of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem will not be chopped down.

_ DOLLAR TREE FINE: The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries has fined a Dollar Tree store in Vancouver just over $500,000.

_ SALEM SHILO INNS LAWSUIT: The City of Salem is suing Shilo Inns, claiming the company has refused to pay over $143,000 in unpaid room taxes, penalties and interest.

The AP-Portland, Ore.