BC-Oregon News Coverage, ADVISORY
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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:30 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon House of Representatives has moved to scrub language offensive to LGBTQ Oregonians in a bill that also specifies that sexual orientation is not a physical or mental impairment. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
PORTLAND, Ore. — A new report says the elimination of Oregon’s backlog of untested rape kits has led to hundreds of new DNA profiles being added to a national database and multiple cases have been prosecuted. SENT: 230 words.
PORTLAND, Ore. — A member of the right-wing Proud Boys group has pleaded not guilty to felony third-degree assault and misdemeanor fourth-degree assault. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
AUGUSTA, Maine — A push to end non-medical exemptions for routine childhood vaccines required by schools and certain health care facilities is now in the hands of a panel of Maine lawmakers. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
TRUMP NATIONAL MONUMENTS
Congressional Democrats and tribal leaders renewed criticism Wednesday of President Donald Trump for scaling back two national monuments in Utah following a wider review of lands protected around the country by past presidents. By Brady McCombs and Matthew Brown. SENT: 730 words. With AP photos.
MEDICAID FUNDING: Oregon Gov. signs funding package to pay down Medicaid debt.
EUGENE SHOOTING: Eugene police officer fires at suspect, no injuries.
The AP - Portland, Ore.