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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

May 8, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 noon

OREGON TEACHER WALKOUT

SALEM, Ore. — Holding signs and wearing T-shirts declaring “Proud Educator,” teachers across Oregon staged a one-day walkout Wednesday demanding for more money for schools. The demonstrations were the latest in educator activism that has taken hold nationwide. By Sarah Zimmerman. DEVELOPING. AP Photos.

OREGON-NONUNANIMOUS VERDICTS

PORTLAND, Ore. - In Oregon, a 10-2 jury vote is enough for a verdict, but the state’s outlier days may be numbered because of moves in the statehouse and the U.S. Supreme Court. Several state lawmakers are sponsoring a ballot measure to eliminate an amendment to the state constitution that allows nonunanimous verdicts. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 1,200 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

_GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS: Oregon may allow lawsuits over genetically engineered crops.

_HOOD TO COAST LAWSUIT: Hood to Coast runner sues after man plows into sleeping area.

_PORTLAND PIPE BURST: Portland tells residents it’s not responsible for pipe burst.