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BC-OR--Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

May 14, 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A reminder, this information is not for publication or broadcast and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 6:15 p.m.

OREGON-MISSING REPUBLICANS

SALEM, Ore. —The sergeant-at-arms of the Oregon Senate had a new regular duty in recent days: Searching the state Capitol for Republican senators who had been staying away and brought the legislative body’s business to a halt. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 780 words. AP Photos.

CRABBERS KILLED-HEARING

NEWPORT, Ore. —The captain of a crabbing vessel that sank in high waves, killing him and two other fishermen, had methamphetamine and alcohol in his system, according to testimony Monday at the opening of a five-day U.S. Coast Guard hearing. By Gillian Flaccus. SENT: 620 words. With AP photos.

BROWN-CLIMATE CHANGE-UNIVERSITIES

PORTLAND, Ore. — Two public universities in Oregon are members of a group representing energy consumers that’s been lobbying to oppose Gov. Kate Brown’s plan to address climate change by controlling greenhouse gases. According to records reviewed by The Oregonian/OregonLive, the University of Oregon and Oregon Health & Science University are both dues-paying members of the Alliance of Western Energy Consumers. An AP Member Exchange by Rob Davis, The Oregonian/OregonLive. SENT: 1400 words.

OBIT-CUNNINGHAM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Gunther Cunningham’s life would have been vastly different had his family not emigrated from postwar Germany, settling in California when he was a young boy. By Dave Skretta. SENT: 750 words. With AP photos.

SPORTS

BKN--TRAIL BLAZERS-WARRIORS

OAKLAND, Calif. _ Kevin Durant cheered from back home in the Bay Area as the Golden State Warriors finished off James Harden and the Houston Rockets on the road without him. The two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP will likely still be nursing a strained right calf as his team begins the next step in its chase for a third straight championship: the Western Conference final against Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers. By Janie McCauley. SENT: 1180 words. With AP photos.

BKN--TRAIL BLAZERS-WARRIORS INJURIES

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins won’t necessarily return from injuries in time to play for the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers. SENT: 560 words. With AP photos.

_ Also: BKN--Conference Finals Preview Capsules

FBN--OBIT-CUNNINGHAM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham, who emigrated from postwar Germany as a child and then dedicated his life to football, has died after a brief illness. He was 72. Cunningham’s wife, Rene, said in a statement that he died Saturday. By Dave Skretta. SENT: 690 words. AP Photos.

IN BRIEF

_AVISTA BREACH: Avista CEO Scott Morris to retire early next year.

_HOSPITAL DATA BREACH: Phishing email leads to Oregon State Hospital data breach.

_EDUCATION BUDGET: House approves 10% increase in funding for Oregon schools.

_DAIRY FINES: Oregon cites dairies for manure discharge violations.