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Oregon at 5:55 p.m.
BROWN ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday announced legislation that would maintain Oregon’s water and air quality rules at the same level or higher than they were the day before President Donald Trump took office. SENT: 330 words. With AP photo.
FIREFIGHTING AIR BASE
POCATELLO, Idaho — Federal officials are expanding a firefighting air base in eastern Idaho. The air base at the Pocatello Regional Airport is busier than ever, as its traditional service area has spread further into Wyoming, Oregon and Nevada, officials said. SENT: 270 words.
WASHINGTON STATE PATROL-CARBON MONOXIDE
PORTLAND, Ore. — Five Washington State Patrol troopers have filed tort claims against the agency, saying officials knew and didn’t do enough about the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning from faulty exhaust systems in their patrol cars. SENT: 290 words.
—CHILD SCHOOL GUN: Staff finds unloaded gun in 10-year-old student’s backpack in Salem.
—MISSING ELDERLY WOMAN-CAR TRUNK: Man indicted in death, kidnapping of Oregon woman, 89.
—BURGERVILLE BREACH: Burgerville reports data breach that could affect thousands.
—WINERY REJECTS GRAPES: Napa Valley winery rejects 2,000 tons of Oregon grapes.
—WOMAN SENTENCED: Woman sentenced to 7 years in kidnapping, assault case.
—SEXUAL ABUSE SENTENCE: Man gets 18 years in prison for sexually abusing girls.
—WATER DISTRICT THEFT— Former Oregon water district employee sentenced for theft.
—ATTEMPTED SEX ABUSE SENTENCE: Portland man sentenced in home invasion attack on woman.
The AP-Portland, Ore.