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AP-Oregon News Coverage,ADVISORY

October 6, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:30 p.m.

GRAND JURIES-RECORDED

ASTORIA — A new state law that requires grand jury proceedings to be recorded will likely alter how the Clatsop County District Attorney’s Office seeks many felony indictments. The law will take effect in Clatsop County in July after it was signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown last year. While prosecutors typically seek secretive grand jury indictments in felony cases, many have said preliminary hearings, which are open to the public, will become more common. An AP Member Exchange by Jack Heffernan, The Daily Astorian. SENT: 815 words.

RESTORING LOCOMOTIVE

ASTORIA — Pulled by a winch from a Caterpillar, the hulking frame of the No. 21 Baldwin steam locomotive engine inched its way under a boiler weighing more than 20 tons, perched on four Jenga towers of cribbing inside the quonset hut of the Astoria Railroad Preservation Association. “This will be the first time since 1982 that the frame has been underneath the boiler,” said John Niemann, president of the association and a driving force behind the restoration. An AP Member Exchange by Edward Stratton, The Daily Astorian. SENT: 972 words.

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BOYFRIEND-MURDER SENTENCE: Medford man admits to fatally beating girlfriend’s father

SEX ABUSE SENTENCE: Man who sexually abused teen boy gets 34 years in prison

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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