AP-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR
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OREGON WATER ALERT
SALEM, Ore. — Salem, Oregon, officials re-issued a limited no-drink warning for tap water in the state’s capital city, reinstating guidelines lifted only days before advising medically sensitive groups to find other water sources. By Tom James. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
SALEM, Ore.— Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson says he will remain in office after being diagnosed with brain cancer. Richardson announced the diagnosis Wednesday. In the statement he said he was optimistic, and that the discovery, made in May, had caught the disease early. By Tom James. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
FATAL RAFTING TRIP-VICTIMS
PORTLAND, Ore. — Cash Troyer dreamed of getting his pilot’s license one day. His younger brother Grady longed to score goals on the soccer field. The two young siblings, 9 and 7, died during a weekend rafting trip with their father on the Grande Ronde River in Wallowa County, police and family said. Clinton Troyer fought frigid waters and a swift current in an attempt to rescue his boys after they were launched from the vessel, authorities said. An AP Member Exchange by Shane Dixon Cavanaugh, The Oregonian/OregonLive. SENT: 590 words.
—PORTLAND POLICE SHOOTING-LAWSUIT: Family of teen killed by Portland police officer sue city.
—WHOOPING COUGH: Students in Eugene kept home for whooping cough outbreak.