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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.
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Oregon at 2 p.m.
OGDEN, Utah_ Utah police officers caught committing misdeeds on the job such as driving under the influence or using drugs receive more lenient punishments than law enforcement in six other states, a new state report found. The State Auditor’s Office reviewed eight years of discipline records and concluded Utah gives less severe punishment than Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Oregon and Washington, according to a report. SENT: 265 words.
RICHLAND, Wash._ Mechanical fish developed in Richland have made their way through dams from Ice Harbor near Pasco to the Mekong River in Southeast Asia. By Annette Clay, Tri-City Herald. SENT: 850 words.
EUGENE, Ore. _ Colorado is still looking for its first Pac-12 win going into Sunday’s matinee against No. 4 Oregon. By Ron Richmond. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 12 p.m. PT.
CORVALLIS, Ore._ Ninth-ranked Oregon State hosts No. 14 Utah. By Kyle Odegard. UPCOMING: 600 words. Game starts at 12 p.m. PT.
_NAKED BODY-RIVER _ Authorities are trying to identify the body of a naked man found along the Washougal River.
_ SUICIDE PREVENTION-UNIVERSITY _ The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is using a $300,000 federal grant to strengthen campus mental health services and suicide prevention programming. The grant is named in honor of Garrett Lee Smith, an Oregon student who killed himself in 2003.
The AP-Portland, Ore.