BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage, OR
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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 5:45 p.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. — A commercial crabbing boat capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast, killing the three men aboard and sending a shock wave through a seafaring community already struggling from a month-long delay to the annual crabbing season. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 760 words, AP Photos LA308 and LA315.
LABOR COMMISSIONER- HARASSMENT
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s new labor commissioner says her department will pursue its civil rights complaint against the Oregon Legislature whose leaders were accused of allowing harassment to persist. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 360 words.
OREGON EDUCATION AUDIT
PORTLAND, Ore. — An audit by the Oregon Secretary of State’s office found a huge achievement gap between white students and students of color in state’s largest school district, Portland Public Schools. The audit also found that teachers at the district’s high-poverty schools were absent an average of one-month out of a nine-month school year, with most absences falling on Fridays and Mondays. SENT: 440 words. With AP photos.
SUV OFF CLIFF
SAN FRANCISCO — Human remains found on a Northern California beach belong to one of the six adopted children killed along with their parents when their mother intentionally drove their SUV off a cliff, authorities said Wednesday. By Paul Elias. SENT: 370 words. With AP photos.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Chicago Bulls have lost four straight heading into Wednesday’s game against the Trail Blazers in Portland. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7 p.m. PT.
FBC--OREGON FORMER PLAYER LAWSUIT
EUGENE, Ore. — Former Oregon football player Doug Brenner has filed a lawsuit against the university, the NCAA, former coach Willie Taggart and a former strength coach for negligence over a strenuous workout that sent him and two other players to the hospital. SENT: 400 words.
_MARIJUANA BILL INTRODUCED: Bill by Oregon congressman would regulate weed like alcohol.
_KIDS SUE CLIMATE CHANGE: Oregon appeals court rejects kids’ climate change lawsuit.
_ PORTLAND POLICE SHOOTING: Relatives of a man who was shot and killed by a Portland police officer say he was legally blind and suffered from paranoid schizophrenia.
_ FISHERMAN-SEX ABUSE: An Oregon fisherman has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for sexually abusing a woman in 2015.
The AP-Portland, Ore.