3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The Eugene School District is restoring five
teaching positions because of crowded classrooms. Superintendent
Sheldon Berman says dozens of elementary classes have more than 30
students. The largest had 37. The Register Guard reports five
schools will add classes and two schools will get additional
teaching assistants.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say they have identified
the driver responsible for a hit-and-run fatality near Portland
International Airport. Police say the man was driving a truck under
contract to the Postal Service. They said yesterday he’s
cooperating with investigators. KATU reports the 21-year-old woman
who was killed was walking to her job at the airport when she was

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The police Gang Enforcement Team is
investigating a shooting in north Portland that hit a house and
vehicle. No one was hurt in last night’s shooting. Officers
patrolling the area heard five shots. They found bullet holes in a
vehicle, tree and the house. Police say the house was occupied but
it did not appear to be the intended target.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland Mayor Sam Adams is asking bureau
directors to prepare for budget cuts of as much as 8 percent in the
2012-2013 budget. The Oregonian reports some at City Hall are
bracing for possible closings of fire stations, recreation centers
or pools and the elimination of services such as rental
inspections, graffiti abatement and emergency housing assistance.

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