AP-OR--Oregon News Coverage,ADVISORY, OR
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Oregon at 6:35 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. —A man suspected of being in the United States illegally ran a red light while drunk on a street in Oregon’s state capital and crashed into a motorcycle carrying a man and woman, killing them both, authorities said. Cases such as this one are fueling a debate ahead of the November election, when voters decide whether Oregon should repeal its sanctuary state law, the nation’s oldest. By Andrew Selsky. SENT: 640 words. With AP photos.
SEATTLE — An electric utility is asking a Washington state judge to permanently block the public release of some economic information about its coal-burning units. By Phuong Le. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m.
SHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, Calif. —California is taking a financial wallop from unrelenting wildfires that have drained its firefighting budget and prompted nearly $1 billion in property claims even before the start of the dangerous fall fire season, officials said Thursday. The disclosures came as a roaring blaze in a rural area near the Oregon border closed 45 miles (72 kilometers) of heavily traveled Interstate 5, the main highway from Mexico to Canada. By Noah Berger and Paul Elias. SENT: 750 words. AP Photos.
Oregon State baseball coach Pat Casey, who led the Beavers to three national championships, has announced his retirement after 24 seasons with the team. By Anne M. Peterson. SENT: 580 words. With AP photos.
FBC--PACK 12-THIS WEEK
No. 17 Southern California at No 10 Stanford highlights this week in the Pac-12. UPCOMING: 400 words by 3 p.m.
—CHEF KILLED-ARREST: Wife arrested after Oregon chef killed at culinary school.
—RACCOON ATTACK-LAWSUIT: Woman attacked by raccoon sues landlords.
—ROCK CONCERT INJURIES-LAWSUIT: Woman sues University of Oregon over concert injuries.
—TALL SHIPS: Famous tall ships to visit Coos Bay and Astoria.
—COUPLE MISSING: Sheriff: Remains found in John Day cabin believed human.
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