BC-Oregon News Coverage
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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 2 p.m.
CORVALLIS _ An animal rights group has filed a complaint against Oregon State University with the USDA, contending the school violated the federal Animal Welfare Act in the deaths of seven animals used in teaching or research. SENT: 370 words.
EXCHANGE-THE SCOOP ON POOP
BOISE _ Some litter is obvious — plastic bottles, beer cans and cigarette butts stick out like sore thumbs on the side of a trail. But what about the other stuff, the food waste that surely will biodegrade in the woods? After all, apple cores and banana peels and dog poop are natural, right? An AP Member exchange by Nicole Blanchard of the Idaho Statesman. SENT: 815 words.
_STURGEON SEASON: Columbia River sturgeon season to open in May
_9th CIRCUIT-NEW JUDGE: Idaho judge sworn in to 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals
_SEX ABUSE-SENTENCE: Man gets 18 years for sexually abusing young boy
_POLICE DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT: Portland police sergeant files notice to sue city
_KING COUNTY LANDFILL: King County’s landfill has been almost full for 2 decades
_HILLSBORO FATAL FIRE: Police identify woman found dead in apartment fire
BKW--NCAA-SOUTH DAKOTA ST-OREGON
PORTLAND _ Oregon has been looking forward to this since falling in the Elite Eight last season. The second-seeded Ducks (32-4) are back for the third straight year in the regional finals, where they lost to Notre Dame last year. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 850 words. WITH AP Photos.