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BC-Oregon News Coverage

March 19, 2019

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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1 a.m.

LAST BLOCKBUSTER

BEND, Ore. — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 990 words. With AP photos, AP video.

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LAST BLOCKBUSTER-PHOTO GALLERY

HOUSING CRISIS FIX

SALEM, Ore. —Democrats want to design their way out of Oregon’s housing crisis and are considering a proposal clearing the path for developers to build more apartments and townhouses. By Sarah Zimmerman. SENT: 570 words.

SUPREME COURT NON-UNANIMOUS JURIES

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider overturning a criminal conviction by a 10-2 jury vote in Louisiana. SENT: 290 words.

SUPREME COURT SNIPER SHOOTINGS

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia’s plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002. By Jessica Gresko. SENT: 720 words. With AP photos.

SPORTS

BKN--TRAIL BLAZERS MCCOLLUM

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum says he was relieved that his left knee injury was not serious, especially this close to the playoffs. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 290 words. With AP photos.

ALSO:

HORSE QUARANTINE NEVADA PREP RODEO: 3 Nevada horses now quarantined due to equine herpes virus.

PROTEST DRIVER CASE DROPPED: Case dropped against Oregon man who drove through protest.

MEASLES OUTBREAK: Vancouver-area measles epidemic grows to 78 confirmed cases.

YOUTH BASKETBALL RIOT: 9 arrested in school basketball game riot expelled.

PUSHED OFF BRIDGE: Washington woman who shoved friend off bridge pleads guilty.

FRACKING BAN: Oregon House approves 10-year ban on ‘fracking’.

FOREST PRODUCTS INVESTIGATION: Feds investigate Oregon company’s African wood products.

HANFORD BUDGET: Trump administration proposes big cut in Hanford spending.

The AP - Portland, Ore.