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BC-Oregon News Coverage

May 26, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:30 p.m.


NEW YORK _ Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia University dorm that briefly became one of New York City’s most coveted reservations. Three years after graduation, the “dorm chef” is still cooking up culinary buzz. By Verena Dobnik. SENT: 945 words.

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LEWISTON, Idaho _ Everybody seems to love bumblebees. The native insects are generally embraced by humans, who often celebrate them in children’s stories and even sometimes dress like them for Halloween or other costume-themed events. But it turns out most people really don’t know much about them, how their populations are doing and specific actions that can be taken to preserve them. By Eric Barker. SENT: 1,010 words.


TUCSON, Ariz. _ The Global SuperTanker, the world’s largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting recently underwent maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson. The retrofitted aircraft has been used to fight wildfires in California, Chile, Israel and elsewhere. SENT: 285 words.

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ASTORIA, Ore. _ Northern Oregon ranchers say they’re losing lambs to predation by bald eagles. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m.


ROSEBURG, Ore. _ Last year, Don Baglien’s 19-year-old son experienced a psychotic break. It was a Sunday afternoon. He picked up the family picnic and threw it over the fence. Then he started turning on every faucet in the house, dragging furniture outside and howling. “By the time the evening rolled around, he was convinced that his air conditioner unit had some kind of poison in it and was releasing some kind of toxic chemical that was going to kill him. So he unplugged it and he was going to roll it down the hill and get rid of it,” Baglien said. By Kristian Foden-Vencil, Oregon Public Broadcasting. SENT: 1,200 words.


_ AMERICAN LEGION-VANDALISM _ Vandals damaged an American Legion post in Oregon two days before Memorial Day.

_ SPRINGFIELD-FATAL CRASH _ Two people died and a third was seriously injured when a vehicle crashed into a utility pole in Springfield.

_ FATAL SHOOTING-PORTLAND _ The Portland Police Bureau says a 44-year-old man found dead in the Lents neighborhood of Portland had been shot to death.

The AP-Portland, Ore.

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