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AP-OR--Oregon News Advisory,ADVISORY, OR

September 23, 2018

Our news coverage plans. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2 p.m.

ELECTION 2018-GOVERNORS

LANSING, Mich. — It’s a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes. With that background and his party controlling all statewide offices, Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette might be on the fast track to winning the Michigan governor’s race in November. One reason he’s not: President Donald Trump. Schuette is an outspoken supporter of the president, who narrowly won the state in 2016 but has declined in popularity since. As with many races around the country, this year’s midterm campaigns for governor are in many ways proxy fights over support or opposition to the Trump administration. By David Eggert and Geoff Mulvihill. 1,000 words. Photos.

With:

— BC-US-Election 2018-Governors-Glance, a summary of every governor’s race.

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— PAINTBALL GUN ATTACKS: Oregon man arrested for drive-by paintball gun attacks

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— SHRINKING SNOWPACK-NEVADA STUDY: UNR wins $5 million USDA grant to study changing snowpack

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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