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BC-Oregon News Coverage

February 12, 2019

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.

A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 6:40 p.m.

WINTER WEATHER

SEATTLE _ Schools closed across Washington state and the Legislature cancelled all hearings Monday as snow and ice storms pummeled the Northwest again, with more winter storms predicted for areas that typically experience very rainy winters but usually get very little snow. Snow was also possible once more in Portland overnight Monday. By Tom James. SENT: 740 words, AP Photos.

OREGON-ATTACKING HOMELESSNESS

SALEM, Ore. _Oregon’s housing finance agency presented an ambitious plan Monday to attack homelessness, while battle lines were being drawn over a bill that would open neighborhoods zoned for single-family houses to higher density dwellings. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 590 words. With AP photos.

SPORTS:

ALL-STARE HI-TECH SHOE

UNDATED _ Nike’s latest performance basketball shoe, from concept to reality, took about three years to put together. Or 30 years, depending on how you count. The Nike Adapt BB — a self-lacing smart shoe that can be controlled by a smartphone — gets released to the public on Sunday, a date that just happens to coincide with the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte. It has a motor embedded within the shoe, and a hefty $350 pricetag. By AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds. SENT: 753 words, AP Photos.

BKW--T25 TOP 16 REVEAL

HARTFORD, Conn. — Baylor, Louisville, Oregon and Mississippi State are the No. 1 seeds in the first NCAA Top 16 reveal. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 490 words. With AP photos.

ALL STAR-SHOE FASHION

CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ NBA players once again will be sharing personal stories this weekend during All-Star festivities — and using basketball shoes as a platform to get their message out. By AP Sports Writer Steve Reed. SENT: 913 words, AP Photos.

BKW-T25-ICYMI

NEW YORK _ Oregon coach Kelly Graves didn’t care about his team’s awful history playing at Stanford. The Ducks hadn’t won in Maples Pavilion since 1987. His current team created its own history Sunday, handing Stanford its worst loss in coach Tara VanDerveer’s storied coaching career with the 88-48 win. By AP Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 620 words, AP Photos.

BKW-T25-WOMEN’S BKB POLL

NEW YORK _ South Dakota is ranked in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll for the first time in school history. The 25th-ranked Coyotes (22-3) have won nine straight games and are off to the school’s best start since moving up to Division I in 2008. Baylor is still No. 1 in the poll with Louisville, Oregon, UConn and Mississippi State rounding out the first five. Notre Dame is sixth and out of the top five for the first time since 2017. By AP Basketball Writer Doug Feinberg. SENT: 428 words, AP Photos.

BKN-BLAZERS-THUNDER

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. _ The Portland Trail Blazers visit the Oklahoma City Thunder.

ALSO:

_FOOD TAMPERING: Man held for alleged food tampering at California stores.

_PUSHED OFF BRIDGE: Woman offered plea deal in Washington bridge push case.

_WINTER WEATHER-DIESEL SPILL: Tanker truck crashes, spill fuel in wintery weather.

_ HOMELESS-CAR CAMPING: Churches in Medford will soon be able to offer overnight ‘car camping’ in their parking lots to homeless people.

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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