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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

May 9, 2019

Our news coverage plans for Oregon. 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 6:25 p.m.

OREGON TEACHER WALKOUT

SALEM, Ore. —Tens of thousands of teachers across Oregon walked off the job Wednesday to demand more money for schools, holding signs and wearing red shirts that have become synonymous with a nationwide movement pushing lawmakers to better fund education. By Gillian Flaccus and Sarah Zimmerman. SENT: 840 words. AP Photos.

OREGON-NONUNANIMOUS VERDICTS

PORTLAND, Ore. - In Oregon, a 10-2 jury vote is enough for a verdict, but the state’s outlier days may be numbered because of moves in the statehouse and the U.S. Supreme Court. Several state lawmakers are sponsoring a ballot measure to eliminate an amendment to the state constitution that allows nonunanimous verdicts. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 1,200 words. AP Photos.

SPORTS

BKN--TIPOFF

Joel Embiid doesn’t know if he will feel better. He certainly knows he has to play better. By Brian Mahoney. SENT: 950 words. With AP photos.

IN BRIEF

_BRUSH FIRE-LA PINE: Brush fire near La Pine prompts evacuations, 1 home lost.

_PORTLAND WOMEN’s MARCH CHARGES: Woman indicted in theft from 2017 Portland Women’s March.

_TEC--CES AWARD APOLOGY: CES organizers apologize, returns award to women’s startup.

_GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS: Oregon may allow lawsuits over genetically engineered crops.

_HOOD TO COAST LAWSUIT: Hood to Coast runner sues after man plows into sleeping area.

_PORTLAND PIPE BURST: Portland tells residents it’s not responsible for pipe burst.