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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage, OR

December 25, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 a.m.

SUICIDE PREVENTION

The Washington County animal shelter is not often the first line of defense against suicide. But over the span of three months, shelter staff intervened with seven people who planned to kill themselves. Most people who are considering suicide will say yes if asked if they plan to commit suicide. The problem is to know when to ask the question. An unusual collaboration between the Washington County public health department and the medical examiner’s office has figured out a simple way to do that. It appears to be paying off. An AP Member Exchange by Molly Harbarger, The Oregonian/OregonLive. SENT: 1400 words.

SPORTS:

BKN-BLAZERS-JAZZ

SALT LAKE CITY _ The Portland Trail Blazers visit the Utah Jazz on Christmas Day. UPCOMING: 650 words. With AP photos. Game starts at 8:30 p.m. MST.

ALSO:

_ONTARIO SHOOTING-ARRAIGNMENT: Three people on Christmas Eve were arraigned on charges related to a shooting in Oregon.

_ROBBERY-STABBING-PORTLAND: An armed robbery at a MAX platform left one man wounded, two people in jail and one suspect still on the run.

_MIGRATING GRAY WHALES: Migrating gray whales will once again be passing along the Oregon coast this winter.

_HOME SURVEILLANCE-HOLIDAY PACKAGES: Home video surveillance led to the arrest of a man suspected of swiping holiday packages from multiple front porches.

_DOG SHOT-SALEM: A husky named Rocky is recovering after he was found in Salem with a gunshot wound to his head.

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