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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

March 10, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 1:30 p.m.

CHEMICAL WEAPONS DEPOT

HERMISTON, Ore. _ The giant metal lock is nearly rusted shut on bunker A-903 at the Umatilla Chemical Depot in northeastern Oregon. Once we’re able to pry it loose and open the 10-foot tall concrete door, we’re walking into a literal time capsule. Inside the cavernous room, we find boxes and boxes of sealed U.S. Army biscuits, toilet paper, can openers and potable water. One box dates back to January 1964. By John Notarianni. SENT: 950 words. AP Photos.

HOME DEED-RACIST LANGUAGE

SPOKANE, Wash. _ Two homeowners in Spokane, Washington, want racist language removed from their home’s deed but the county auditor says she doesn’t have authority to do so. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m.

OCEAN CONDITIONS-SALMON

SEATTLE _ Young salmon could see improved conditions this year off the Washington and Oregon coasts. The Seattle Times reports scientists in a conference call with reporters say the ocean is more hospitable for salmon entering the ocean, several year after an unusually warm water event. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m.

ALSO:

_ STOLEN CAR-FATAL CRASH _ A 26-year-old driver was arrested after a crash in Portland that killed a passenger in the car.

_ GOVERNMENT FRAUD TRIAL-ACQUITTAL _ A federal jury has acquitted the former plant manager of a Portland aluminum extrusions company on charges of defrauding the government.

_ PEDESTRIAN KILLED _ A Hillsboro man died when he was struck as he crossed a highway outside of Cornelius.

The AP - Portland, Ore.