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BC-Oregon News Coverage

May 21, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 6:35 p.m.


PORTLAND, Ore. _Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 640 words, AP Photos.


SALEM, Ore. _ Native American women have gone missing or been killed at an alarming rate, so Oregon has directed the state police to study how to increase and improve criminal justice resources to solve such cases. Patricia Whitefoot, whose sister disappeared in 1987 in an unsolved missing-person’s case, watched as the governor signed a bill establishing the police, similar to a bill signed by the governor of South Dakota and a measure recently introduced in Congress. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 650 words, AP Photos.


UNDATED _ The long-running debate over whether sex education should be abstinence-focused or more comprehensive is intensifying in the #MeToo era. Thirty-two states require schools to stress abstinence, a number that’s grown with the rise of conservative politics. But 10 states now require schools to teach students the meaning of consent. The legal definition can vary from state to state, but it’s often described as sexual contact that’s “freely given” when saying no is an option. By Maryclaire Dale. SENT: 1,824 words, AP Photos, AP Video.

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SALEM, Ore. _ A multifaceted gun control bill pushed by Oregon Democrats may be dead this session, but advocates and opponents alike are confident it will return. SENT: 356 words.


SEATTLE _ President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is having some complicated effects in Washington, one of the nation’s most trade-dependent states. Washington’s overseas shipments of apples, dairy, seafood, wheat and soy have plummeted. China has hinted it might order fewer Boeing planes, which make up a huge part of the state’s exports. Gov. Jay Inslee’s trade adviser says some companies appreciate Trump’s efforts but that most have had to absorb higher costs or increase prices. By Gene Johnson. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words, AP Photos.


CONCORD, N.H. — A bear whose life was spared two years ago by New Hampshire’s governor has returned to her home turf near Dartmouth College after traveling thousands of miles since her relocation last June. By Holly Ramer. SENT: 820 words. With AP photo.



PORTLAND, Ore. _ The Golden State Warriors are on the brink of their fifth straight NBA finals, up 3-0 over the Portland Trail Blazers with Game 4 set for Monday night. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 700 words and photos. Game starts at 6 p.m. PT.


Fans planning to attend the Women’s World Cup in France are finding out that the seats they bought might not be together. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 570 words. With AP photos.


Pac-12 revenue fell by $12 million in 2018 to $497 million because the conference could not make up for lost Rose Bowl revenue from when the game hosted a College Football Playoff semifinal after the 2017 season. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 650 words.


NEW YORK — The sister of former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was accused on Monday of threatening a woman who testified against him at his New York City gun-possession trial. SENT: 270 words.

BKN--WARRIORS IGUODALA: Golden State’s Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury.


_STOLEN COOKIE MONEY: Man stole daughter’s cookie money to pay for erotic massage.

_ PORTLAND RENTALS: Portland’s mayor is planning to introduce an ordinance that would force online short-term rental companies like Airbnb to take down unpermitted rentals.

_ OREGON EARTHQUAKE: The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit along Oregon’s Pacific coast.

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