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PORTLAND, Ore. — Momentum is building to end the only-in-Oregon approach of issuing tax rebates in order to build reserves for schools. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that if Oregon economists’ predictions hold, taxpayers will receive up to $724 million worth of “kicker” rebates when they file their income taxes in 2020. SENT: 350 words.
The NCAA has imposed two years of probation on Oregon after finding the university committed infractions related to the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the track and field program. The NCAA’s report says men’s coach Dana Altman failed to monitor his director of basketball operations, who took part in or observed at least 64 individual voluntary workouts in violation of NCAA rules. BY Anne M. Peterson. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.
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_DOG CHOKING: Man accused of choking dog to death.
_FATAL SHOOTING-SENTENCE: Fatal shooting suspect sentenced to 20 years in prison.
_INMATE DEATH-OFFICERS ACQUITTED: 3 jail officers acquitted in inmate’s death.
The AP-Portland, Ore.