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

September 16, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 3:15 p.m.

ECHANGE CANCER GENETICS PROGRAM

SALEM, Ore. — The Salem Health Cancer Institute has launched a program to identify patients whose family history makes them an easier target for cancer. The cancer genetics program kicked off in July with enough operating capital from the Salem Health Foundation to last through the end of the year. The program is running under the guidance of a new hire, Clinical Nurse Specialist Nancy Ledbetter. An AP Member Exchange by Jonathan Bach, The Statesman Journal. SENT: 750 words.

OREGON COUGARS

SALEM, Ore. — What happens now? In the wake of Oregon’s first fatal attack by a cougar — and the second deadly attack in the Northwest this year — the question of how best to manage the state’s big cat population has reached the forefront. AP Member Exchange by Zach Urness, The Statesman Journal. SENT: 980 words.

IN BRIEF

McMINNVILLE CRASH: 3 killed, 1 injured in head-on collision in McMinnville

WILDFIRE SMOKE-CRATER LAKE: Crater Lake saw few visitors because of wildfire smoke

MEDFORD HOMICIDE: Man, 20, arrested in death of woman inside Medford apartment

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